Tag Archives: voters

Local News
September 12, 2018

Bernie rallies in Middlebury

By Marguerite Jill Dye

MIDDLEBURY—About 500 crowded onto the Middlebury Green to hear Senator Bernie Sanders and friends speak about labor issues, education, health and child care, discrimination, and the importance of the upcoming elections in Vermont and the nation.

The annual Labor Day Rally…

Local News
August 22, 2018

Write-in votes shed light on voter preferences

By Julia Purdy

Ballots bursting with candidates for prominent positions make for exciting races and clear winners, but a deeper dive can offer clues about the minds of voters, especially in primary elections, which are noted for their low turnout, and especially in unsettled times.

Local News
May 18, 2017

Proctor voters to weigh fate of town manager position

By Lee J. Kahrs, The Reporter

PROCTOR—The question of whether or not to continue employing a town manager in Proctor will go back to the voters next month.

A group of Proctor residents secured a petition with more than 5 percent of the required voter…

Local News
May 10, 2017

Voters to consider national forest land purchase

By Julia Purdy

CHITTENDEN—On Wednesday, May 3, a public informational meeting was held on the proposed purchase by the Green Mountain National Forest of 2,052 acres in the town of Chittenden, currently owned by Blue Ridge Properties LLC. Presenters were Trust for Public Lands Project…

Local News
March 15, 2017

Voters fail to pass just 18 of 209 school budgets

By Tiffany Danit Pache, VTDigger

Gov. Phil Scott asked voters to reject increases in school spending on Town Meeting Day, but only 18 out of 209 budgets failed — fewer than half the number that were struck down in 2014 when calls for tax relief…

News Briefs
February 8, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Rutland city voters face a jam-packed ballot Voters at Rutland polling places will view a broad range of city government candidates, four for mayor and 17 for alderman, as well as other positions. Running for a sixth two-year term as mayor is incumbent Christopher Louras,…

Local News
November 9, 2016

Rutland, Windsor County voters stick with incumbents for Senate seats

By Polly Lynn Rutland County county voters re-elected three republican incumbents for the state Senate seats: Kevin Mullin, Peg Flory and Brian Collamore will all return to Montpelier. Mullin received the highest vote totals with 14,553, followed by Flory with 13,984 and Collamore with 13,482….

Local News
February 24, 2016

Area towns prepare for Town Meeting Day, Tuesday, March 1

By Stephen Seitz

Voters across Vermont will trek to the polls on March 1 to set their town budgets, choose their local leaders, and settle various policy questions. Rutland and Windsor County voters will be considering the following:

In Killington, voters will…