Eight new candidates for office were announced from the steps of the Vermont State House on Thursday morning. The group was presented by Republican gubernatorial candidate John Klar.
Candidates for state Senate in Caledonia County have weighed in on issues facing voters this election season, from the coronavirus shut-down and social justice demands to legislative priorities and mail-in voting.
Four candidates running for the six state Senate seats for Chittenden County spoke with True North Reports about their views on hot-button issues this election season, including the coronavirus shutdown, Black Lives Matter protests, mail-in balloting and the Global Warming Solutions Act.
As concerns grow that expanded vote-by-mail may lead to election confusion in many states, clerks in Vermont’s Orange-1 House district are experiencing high numbers of spoiled ballots, which are disqualified votes under Vermont law.
Vermont allows hydroxychloroquine to be used for coronavirus patients, but the state’s health commissioner does not currently endorse the antimalarial drug for the fight against COVID-19.
Two Republican candidates for Congress, Anya Tynio of Charelston and Justin Tuthill of Pomfret, appeared Thursday on Town Meeting Television to debate issues ahead of the August primary.
As Vermont continues to experience few issues with COVID-19 during the summer months, some doctors are beginning to question the state’s continued commitment to lockdown strategies.
Gregory Wrightstone, the author of “Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn’t Want You to Know,” made an appearance last week on The Morning Drive radio show with Marcus Certa and Kurt Wright.
Despite having some of the lowest hospitalization and death rates for COVID-19 in the nation, Vermont continues to maintain substantial restrictions on businesses and services, along with a new mandate to wear a mask in all public places starting Saturday.
The Mill River Unified Union School District Board at its meeting Tuesday told the public that board members will not support a public vote on whether to raise Black Lives Matter flags and LGBT flags on school campuses.
During a debate Tuesday, Democratic gubernatorial candidates Rebecca Holcombe, Patrick Winburn, David Zuckerman and Ralph Corbo sparred over the tumbling economy, climate change, social justice, and health mandates, including mandatory shots and wearing masks.