Vermont Primary

North Country News
7:15 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Bill Would Move Vermont Primary to Early August

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Vermont Senate is considering a bill that would move up the state's primary election to early August.

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New England News
6:20 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Vermont Secretary of State Calls for Earlier State Primary

Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos plans in the upcoming session to ask lawmakers to move Vermont's primary for state offices to an earlier date.
    
General election ballots must be mailed 45 days before Election Day to military and other overseas voters. This is the second election cycle in a row in Vermont in which a gubernatorial primary recount has raised fears the state won't make that federal deadline. Secretary of State Jim Condos says the August primary needs to be moved to an earlier date, perhaps as early as May or June.

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WAMC News
5:15 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Donovan Concedes AG Primary Race to Sorrell

Republican attorney general candidate Jack McMullen says he is going to focus his campaign and the attorney general's office more on fighting crime.

He says Attorney General Bill Sorrell has focused his efforts on consumer protection and civil matters.

McMullen held a press conference on Wednesday in the yard of a Burlington homeowner whose neighborhood has seen a rash of drug-related property crimes.

Sorrell won the Democratic nomination in a close primary with challenger T.J. Donovan.

WAMC News
5:20 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Vermont Votes in Primary to Decide AG, GOP Senate

Secretary of State Jim Condos says turnout is light as Vermonters head to the polls for the state's primary election.

Condos estimates between 8 and 10 percent of Vermont's registered voters will go to the polls Tuesday.

He attributes the light turnout to the lack of high-profile contests.

The interest that has drawn the most outside interest is the Democratic race for attorney general.

Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan is challenging incumbent William Sorrell.

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