Vermont Governor

New England News
6:30 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Vermont Governor’s Race Closer Than Anticipated

Republican Scott Milne (left) and Democrat Peter Shumlin (right)
Credit milneforvermont.org/Shumlin for Governor

It was a twist no one expected. Vermont two-term incumbent Governor Peter Shumlin was widely expected to trounce six challengers on election day. But the night dragged on, Tuesday turned to Wednesday, and still: no resolution. Now the race goes to the Legislature in January after the Republican challenger came remarkably close to winning.

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New England News
11:45 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Lawmakers Could Decide Vermont Race for Governor

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermonters could be facing another holiday season not knowing who their next governor will be.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Democrat And Republican Vermont Gubernatorial Candidates Debate

Scott Milne (left) and Peter Shumlin (right)
Credit milneforvermont.org/Shumlin for Governor

Two of the seven candidates running for Vermont governor met in a televised debate Wednesday night. Incumbent Democrat Peter Shumlin faced off against Republican Scott Milne in an acerbic exchange.

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New England News
7:30 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Vermont Governor Criticizes GOP Challenger

Scott Milne (left) and Peter Shumlin (right)
Credit milneforvermont.org/Shumlin for Governor

Democratic Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says his Republican challenger Scott Milne has it wrong when he says he wants to be a "boring" leader who doesn't want to make big changes.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Vermont Gubernatorial Candidates Debate

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The candidates from Vermont’s four major parties running for governor met Tuesday evening to debate.

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New England News
6:15 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Shumlin Launches Re-Election Campaign

Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin kicked off his reelection campaign this week, vowing to continue his commitment to take the state down a progressive path.

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New England News
10:45 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Republican Milne Launches Campaign Website

Scott Milne
Credit milneforvermont.org

Republican Scott Milne has formally launched his campaign for Vermont governor, accusing incumbent Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin of a radical style of governing and promising a more moderate approach.

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New England News
9:15 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Lisman Says He Won't Run For Vermont Governor

Bruce Lisman
Credit Campaign for Vermont

Vermont businessman and pro-business activist Bruce Lisman says he will not run for governor this year.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Rep. Scheuermann Won't Run for Vermont Governor

Credit Vermont Republican Party

Republican Representative Heidi Scheuermann of Stowe says she's decided not to run for governor of Vermont and will seek re-election to the House.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

New Poll Shows Drop In Vermont Governor’s Approval

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A new poll from the online newspaper Vermont Digger and the Castleton Polling Institute shows a dramatic drop in Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin’s approval rating. Despite the 16 percent drop, pundits still expect the incumbent Democrat to be reelected this fall.

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