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If votes in your town are being taken by Australian ballot the polls will be open between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. As the state's chief elections official, I strongly encourage all eligible Vermonters to exercise their civic duty and vote on, or before, election day. We can be proud of Vermont's voter participation rates in ...
... $14,500 as part of an agreement with the Federal Election Commission over allegations that the campaign wrongfully accepted in-kind donations from an Australian political party. The complaint centered on a group of seven Australians who volunteered for the Vermont independent's 2016 presidential ...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign has paid a $14,500 civil penalty to the Federal Election Commission to settle a complaint the campaign improperly accepted the ... Federal election law prohibits any foreign national from donating anything of value in U.S. elections.
For the second time, Roof, who won the ward's first ever election at age 25, is facing off against a University of Vermont undergraduate student. Neubieser, 20, has been endorsed by the Progressives and and lives on campus. "How do you broker this relationship?" Roof asked a few weeks ago in reference ...
The son of Vermont Senator and former Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is launching his own congressional career. “After much thought and ... He is the eighth Democrat to enter the primary race; the filing deadline is in June, and the primary election is in September. He said on his website that he ...
Carina Driscoll, the former city council member and state legislator, who now runs the Vermont Woodworking School, is challenging incumbent Democratic Mayor Miro Weinberger, who is seeking his third three-year term in the March 6 election. Another independent and political newcomer, Infinite ...

He'll discuss what's going on behind the scenes and behind the screens in modern elections, and he'll outline current “best practices” for election security. Share your thoughts on Vermont's election security below, or email vermontedition@vpr.net. Broadcast on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at ...
But when it comes to actual attempts to hack into voting machines, tell me about the steps that Vermont is taking to prevent that from happening. CONDOS: Well ... SHAPIRO: Do you think the attempts to hack U.S. elections in 2016 changed the way state and federal election officials work together today?
Experts said hackers will try to meddle in American elections this year, what's less clear, is whether they'll succeed. "There are vulnerabilities in all 50 states," said Danielle Root, the voting rights manager with the left-leaning Center for American Progress. Danielle Root recently graded election security in ...
Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos. File photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger. There has not been a major error since the state began auditing elections, in 2006, Condos said. But if an audit were to uncover a problem with a vote count, the state would have the option to go to court and nullify the election ...
Seeking re-election to three-year terms on the Southwest Vermont Regional Technical School District will be Robert Bahny, Jon Gauthier, Jackie Kelly, who now serves as clerk, and Edward Letourneau, ... In Pownal, Select Board member Suzanne Caraman will seek re-election to another three-year term.
Ending years of often bitter litigation, 14 Vermont utilities and the state's independent power producers on January 29 filed a proposed settlement that would save Vermont ... Bernie Sanders has announced that he will run for re-election to a fifth term in Congress, rather than run for the open governor's seat.
The University of Vermont College Democrats proudly endorse candidate Adam Roof in the election for Burlington City Councilor of Ward 8. From now until Election Day on March 6th, the UVM Democrats will work to make sure Adam is able to continue his work on the City Council. Ward 8 was created so ...
After winning the election, Allaire asked Larson to fill his remaining year on the board. Asked to comment on his decision, Larson, who was with the Rutland City Police Department for more than 27 years and the Vermont Department of Public Safety for more than five years, sent an email that said he ...
It has been almost one year since President Donald Trump stood before Congress to deliver a message "of unity and strength" following a bitterly divisive presidential election. On Tuesday, Trump will return to the House floor to deliver his first State of the Union address where he is expected to deliver a similar message of ...
And this leads me to the bleak aftermath of the First World War and the rise of Nazism during the Weimar Republic - a constitutional democracy with free elections and the rule of law. It was during this time of economic anxiety, cultural quarrels, and political polarization that a plurality of Germans voted for ...
Vermont Business Magazine Mayor Miro Weinberger Sunday attended the Democratic Nominating Caucus at Burlington High School and delivered his 2018 re-election campaign kick-off speech. In his remarks, the mayor set forth three main themes and related goals of the city's work ahead. The full text of ...

“Commission or no, I will continue to stand up and protect Vermont voters' personal and private information. We cannot allow the President's unsubstantiated claims to distract us from the real election reform needed to ensure the integrity of our elections, like funding to update our elections infrastructure and ...
Windsor prison's electric chair rests at Vermont Historical Society ... Deane Davis on his re-election campaign when they visited the Windsor ...
Ending years of often bitter litigation, 14 Vermont utilities and the ... Bernie Sanders has announced that he will run for re-election to a fifth term ...
by Mike Smith During the last gubernatorial election, and then again just ... over teachers' health insurance, Vermont Democrats underestimated the potency ... To be successful at winning elections, political parties must craft ...
And officials in some states, including Vermont and Connecticut, said ... said Wendy Underhill, program director of elections and redistricting for ...
Bernie Sanders about making Vermont a test case for single-payer ... out of is that in Canada they have elections, I think it is two month period.
Vermont's congressional delegation, from left: Sen. .... ALL federal elections financed via public (read "tax") funds, and disallowing ALL private ...
Chris Louras, the former mayor of Rutland, Vermont, had a plan to bring 25 Syrian ... David Allaire, who had lost to Louras in two previous elections. ... The election was "absolutely" a referendum on refugees, Jennie Gartner, ...
MONTPELIER— Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says he is ... for data from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity and still has ... names, addresses, towns and which elections they cast ballots in.
Gill appeared on behalf of Virginians for Marriage and the Family Foundation to argue in favor of an amendment on the ballot that would have prevented Virginia from recognizing same-sex marriages or civil unions from other states, including Vermont.
The Yasinki Education Center at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in White River Junction hosted the Vermont American Legion Oratorical Speech Finals on March.
HARDWICK - In a rare group appearance, all three members of Vermont's congressional delegation came to the Northeast Kingdom Saturday for a special town meeting in which they denounced President Donald Trump's "grotesque" budget, derided the president ...
SUNAPEE, N.H. (AP) - A school board member in Sunapee, New Hampshire, has resigned after her husband was charged with tampering with an email from another candidate shortly before last year's election. The Sunapee School Board accepted Heather ...
... Elections. Election packets for the position of President and Vice President of the SGA are due Wednesday, Mar. 22.
Campaign finance filings with the Vermont Secretary of State show that Louras raised a total of $24,872, compared with $5,835 for David Allaire, a longtime city alderman, and $5,550 for Michael Coppinger, the executive director of the Downtown Rutland ...
In the wake of two high-profile foul-ups, the Vermont House Committee on Government Operations is proposing an election-law revamp in hopes of a smoother process for the next cycle. Rep. ... H. 514, introduced on Thursday, would "prohibit a person from ...
Sanders lectured at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and at Hamilton College in upstate New York before his 1990 election as Vermont's at-large member in Congress. The Almanac of American Politics calls Sanders a "practical and ...
Ending years of often bitter litigation, 14 Vermont utilities and the state's independent power producers on January 29 filed a proposed settlement that would save Vermont consumers between $11 million and $45 million, according to a statement released ...
The mayor of Rutland, Vermont's worst case scenario has become a reality. Chris Louras, the outgoing mayor ... He realized he miscalculated the situation when, as a five-time incumbent, he lost re-election with only 34% of the vote. VICE News Tonight's ...
Many communities postponed their elections as a result, despite urging by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu. He had warned that those towns that rescheduled their elections could face lawsuits alleging voter suppression. The Senate Election Law and ...
About 5,000 people have joined the Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union since the presidential election, fueling legal challenges to President Donald Trump's actions and allowing the organization to hire more staff. Membership in ...
Town Manager Charles Safford said he was told by the Vermont Secretary of State's office that, as long as the vote tabulator read the blue ballots correctly, there was no need for a recount unless someone requested one.
Kam Johnston, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor in Rutland, believes David Allaire took advantage of a violation of the city's charter to win the election. And Johnston ... "And we are also the only fire department in the state of Vermont that has that ...
"If a five-time incumbent who, for the last two elections got nearly 60 percent of the vote, if I couldn't figure it out here, I sure as shit can't figure it out for the state of Vermont or for the United States of America. You've got to find somebody ...
His election was a bit of an upset. Allaire ran unsuccessfully against incumbent Mayor Chris Louras in two previous elections. This time around, it was a four-person race and Louras held the city's top job for a decade. Allaire knew it would be a tough ...
This kind of face-time with citizens in Vermont has become rarer in the last two years since Sanders ramped up a run for president and rose to prominence in national politics.
BENNINGTON - Significant turnover on the Bennington School Board has pushed momentum toward serious consideration of an Act 46 merger of Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union districts. Voters March 7 ousted three board members opposed to or ...
Farrell works as data analyst at Union Mutual of Vermont, and Maulucci is a staff worker in Republican Gov. Phil Scott's office and will graduate from the University of Vermont this spring. Their election marks the shift of power to a new generation of ...
Benton had announced before the election that this would be his last term as mayor. After attending a few city events in the past year, Daniels said he wanted to get back into city business, especially now that he is retired.
As expected, the House approved House File 516 that would make several changes to state election administration, including voter registration, absentee voting, eliminating straight-ticket voting, conducting post-election audits and requiring voters to ...
David Allaire cheers to the crowd at Kelvan's restaurant following his win in the four-way mayoral race in Rutland. Allaire defeated incumbent Mayor Christopher Louras, who supported a plan to bring refugees from Syria and Iraq to the economically ...
NINA KECK, BYLINE: Last April, Rutland Mayor Christopher Louras surprised many when he announced that he wanted Rutland to become Vermont's newest refugee resettlement community. It was the right thing to do, said Louras, who believed ... Outgoing ...
The small Vermont community most famous as the birthplace of President Calvin Coolidge abruptly canceled its Australian ballot vote on Tuesday's Town Meeting Day, and is now readying for a do-over.


 

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