Popular office: 13 compete for six senate seats

By THE CITIZEN STAFF One of the most crowded sections on Tuesday’s ballot is the spot listing candidates for Chittenden County’s state Senate seats. All six incumbents are seeking re-election and seven challengers are vying to unseat them. The senate district is comprised of most of Chittenden County with the exception of Colchester, Huntington, and Buels… Read More »

Trump to stump in Burlington

Trump to stump in Burlington

Staff report Billionaire businessman and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is slated to speak at 7pm at the Flynn Center in Burlington on Jan. 7. Tickets were free and are sold out. Vermont Republican Party Executive Director Jeff Bartley sent out a statement that said they did not invite Trump. “Like all presidential candidates, he… Read More »

Zuckerman kicks off campaign for lieutenant governor

Zuckerman kicks off campaign for lieutenant governor

Vermont State Sen. David Zuckerman kicked off his campaign for lieutenant governor last Thursday, noting that though the Green Mountain state has been at the forefront of many issues nationwide, there are still things that need to be done. “While Vermont has led on so many issues,” said Zuckerman, who has been involved in politics… Read More »

Former governor offers insights at local GOP event

By Heather McKim “I would have been born a Vermonter, but I thought I should be close to my mother,” former governor Jim Douglas joked in a talk that kicked off the Shelburne Town Republican Committee organizational caucus Tuesday night. The former governor offered insights at the Sept. 14 meeting into his thoughts on the… Read More »