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election 2010 http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/202/all en Sorrel carries Addison County in AG primary http://addisonindependent.com/201208sorrel-carries-addison-county-state-ag-primary <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; The race between incumbent William Sorrell and challenger T.J. Donovan for the Democratic Party&rsquo;s nomination for state attorney general was tight in Addison County, though not as tight as it was in statewide voting Tuesday. And, as in the rest of the state, Sorrell came out the winner.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13020">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201208sorrel-carries-addison-county-state-ag-primary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont election 2010 Featured primary election Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:54:26 +0000 Addison Independent 13020 at http://addisonindependent.com Giard holds off Young http://addisonindependent.com/201011giard-holds-young <p>ADDISON COUNTY — Incumbent state Sen. Harold Giard, D-Bridport, will return for a fourth consecutive term representing Addison County and Brandon, though his re-election remained in doubt until the wee hours of Wednesday morning as a result of a spirited challenge from Orwell Republican Mark Young.</p> <p>Giard finished second, with 7,366 tallies, behind Senate Majority Whip Claire Ayer, D-Weybridge, who garnered 9,516 votes in her successful run for a fifth consecutive term.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/6170">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201011giard-holds-young" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County election 2010 state senate election 2010 Thu, 04 Nov 2010 18:00:12 +0000 Tamara Hilmes 6170 at http://addisonindependent.com Smith again top choice in Addison-5 http://addisonindependent.com/201011smith-again-top-choice-addison-5 <p>NEW HAVEN — New Haven Republican Harvey Smith will be returning to the Montpelier after a four-year hiatus.</p> <p>Voters in the Addison-5 House district of New Haven, Weybridge and Bridport gave Smith the nod over Weybridge Democrat Spence Putnam by a 1,003 to 843 margin after heavy voting on Tuesday.</p> <p>“I’m thrilled,” Smith said of the result, which he said was a product of a lot of door-to-door campaigning.</p> <p>“I wore out my shoes again,” he quipped.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/6172">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201011smith-again-top-choice-addison-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County election 2010 Thu, 04 Nov 2010 18:00:10 +0000 Tamara Hilmes 6172 at http://addisonindependent.com Sharpe and Fisher net new terms in Addison-4 http://addisonindependent.com/201011sharpe-and-fisher-net-new-terms-addison-4 <p>BRISTOL — Once again, Democratic incumbents Michael Fisher and David Sharpe came out on top over their Republican challengers in the race for the Addison-4 Vermont House seats representing Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton and Starksboro on Tuesday. </p> <p>Lincoln resident Fisher banked a total of 2,082 votes, with Sharpe, of Bristol, coming in at 1,891. Fred Baser finished third with 1,664 votes and John “Peeker” Heffernan followed with 1,474. Baser and Heffernan are also Bristol residents.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/6173">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201011sharpe-and-fisher-net-new-terms-addison-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County election 2010 Thu, 04 Nov 2010 18:00:09 +0000 Tamara Hilmes 6173 at http://addisonindependent.com Clark, Lanpher earn two more years http://addisonindependent.com/201011clark-lanpher-earn-two-more-years <p>VERGENNES — Reps. Gregory Clark, R-Vergennes, and Diane Lanpher, D-Vergennes, retained their Addison-3 seats in the Vermont House of Representatives on Tuesday, turning back challenges from former GOP representative and former Vergennes mayor Thelma “Kitty” Oxholm and veteran Democratic candidate and area businesswoman Elizabeth Markowski of Ferrisburgh.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/6174">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201011clark-lanpher-earn-two-more-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes election 2010 Thu, 04 Nov 2010 18:00:08 +0000 Tamara Hilmes 6174 at http://addisonindependent.com Editorial: Shumlin Milestone http://addisonindependent.com/201011editorial-bridge-optimism-0 <p>For Governor-elect Peter Shumlin on this post election Wednesday in Vermont, the sun is shining and the mood is upbeat. The Democrat won a narrow race for the state’s top spot and he will be greeted by a Legislature firmly in the control of his party on a scale Vermont has not seen since the domineering days of the Republican Party several decades ago.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/6185/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/6185">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201011editorial-bridge-optimism-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial election 2010 Thu, 04 Nov 2010 18:00:00 +0000 Tamara Hilmes 6185 at http://addisonindependent.com Staff blog: Election night liveblog recap http://addisonindependent.com/201011staff-blog-election-night-liveblog-recap <p> Election night 2010 saw a sharply contested gubernatorial election and a number of tight statewide and local races. Five of us gathered in the <em>Addison Independent</em>&nbsp;newsroom, listening for the phones to ring and the fax machine to start clicking.</p> <p> Here&#39;s a rundown of how the evening transpired, and how the races panned out. Watch our <a href="http://addisonindependent.com/category/tags/election-2010">Election 2010</a> topic page for full results and analysis.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/6144/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/6144">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201011staff-blog-election-night-liveblog-recap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog election 2010 Wed, 03 Nov 2010 18:20:25 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 6144 at http://addisonindependent.com Editorial: Leahy, Welch deserve re-election http://addisonindependent.com/201010leahy-welch-deserve-re-election <p>As Americans head to the polls angry at Washington politics and upset by high unemployment, home foreclosures, bank and auto industry bailouts, a rising deficit and a loss of global competitiveness, Vermonters have good reason to re-elect Sen. Patrick Leahy, D, for another six-year term, and Rep. Peter Welch, D, to his third two-year term. That reason? Both have served the state well with honesty, openness, hard work that has paid off, and political positions that put the common good ahead of special interests.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/6122/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/6122">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201010leahy-welch-deserve-re-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial election 2010 endorsements Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:00:03 +0000 Tamara Hilmes 6122 at http://addisonindependent.com Editorial: Voting 'yes' on the amendment http://addisonindependent.com/201010voting-yes-amendment <p>On the question of whether to support an amendment to the state constitution to allow some 17-year-old residents to vote in state primaries, the critical question is this: Will it encourage more young Vermonters to vote or not?</p> <p>The intent of the amendment is to get Vermont’s youth more involved in voting at a slightly earlier age — perhaps when some are in their senior year in high school. The amendment specifically allows for 17-year-old Vermont residents, who will turn 18 before the general election, to vote in the primary.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/6121/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/6121">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201010voting-yes-amendment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial election 2010 endorsements Fri, 29 Oct 2010 16:57:51 +0000 Tamara Hilmes 6121 at http://addisonindependent.com Candidates on the Issues: Joe Acinapura, Addison-7 http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-joe-acinapura-addison-7 <p><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/6118">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-joe-acinapura-addison-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Election election 2010 Thu, 28 Oct 2010 19:04:44 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 6118 at http://addisonindependent.com Candidates on the Issues: Harvey Smith, Addison-5 http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-harvey-smith-addison-5 <p><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/6117">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-harvey-smith-addison-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Election election 2010 Thu, 28 Oct 2010 19:03:25 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 6117 at http://addisonindependent.com Candidates on the Issues: Spence Putnam, Addison-5 http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-spence-putnam-addison-5 <p>STATE BUDGET: We need to establish a truly collaborative working relationship among the Legislature, the administration, and the agencies and employees involved. We are in this together and must seek solutions that spread the sacrifices that are going to be necessary as fairly as possible. Pursuing economic growth policies will gradually lead to an increase in tax revenues.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/6116">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-spence-putnam-addison-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Election election 2010 Thu, 28 Oct 2010 19:01:41 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 6116 at http://addisonindependent.com Candidates on the Issues: Thelma "Kitty" Oxholm, Addison-3 http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-thelma-kitty-oxholm-addison-3 <p> <b>STATE BUDGET:</b><span style="font-weight: normal;"> The level of expenditures in the Vermont state budget is unsustainable until such time as a significant and reliable increase in revenues is seen. The only way to increase those revenues is to grow the economy, which needs to happen but will not occur overnight. In the meantime, the challenge to the new legislature is two-fold:</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/6114">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-thelma-kitty-oxholm-addison-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Election election 2010 Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:57:17 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 6114 at http://addisonindependent.com Candidates on the Issues: Liz Markowski, Addison-3 http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-liz-markowski-addison-3 <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/6112">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201010candidates-issues-liz-markowski-addison-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Election election 2010 Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:55:26 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 6112 at http://addisonindependent.com Editorial: Which is it, Gibbs or Condos? http://addisonindependent.com/201010editorial-which-it-gibbs-or-condos <div id="cke_pastebin"> In the race for Secretary of State, Vermonters have two good choices in Republican Jason Gibbs and Democrat Jim Condos. Both are political moderates, well-reasoned, well-liked within their respective parties, and have pragmatic agendas if elected to the office.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> &nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8373">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201010editorial-which-it-gibbs-or-condos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial election 2010 endorsements Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:30:03 +0000 8373 at http://addisonindependent.com