Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Jun. 18, 2021 12:49 PM EDT
Rutland Herald. June 14, 2021. Editorial: First in the nation Congratulations, Vermont. We did it. We moved the needle...
Vermont continues vaccine efforts after reaching major goal
Jun. 15, 2021 08:40 AM EDT
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is continuing to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, officials said Tuesday. ...
Vermont Republican governor signs bill to make voting easier
By Wilson Ring Jun. 07, 2021 05:11 PM EDT
Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed into law Monday a bill that will make it easier for Vermonters to vote in general elections. The new law...
Vermont Legislature sends mail-in voting bill to governor
May. 18, 2021 04:32 PM EDT
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Legislature has passed a bill that would send general election ballots to all active voters, making permanent a policy used...
Could pandemic further erode the New England town meeting?
By Wilson Ring Feb. 26, 2021 10:29 AM EST
Governor tests negative; teachers want vaccine
Jan. 20, 2021 04:00 AM EST
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday tested negative for COVID-19 after possible exposure to the coronavirus from a participant at the governor...
Vermont Secretary of State certifies state election results
Nov. 10, 2020 04:10 PM EST
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A record number of Vermonters cast ballots in last week's election, including a record number who cast ballots ahead of Election Day,...
Official: US Supreme Court opinion wrong on Vermont voting
By Wilson Ring Oct. 29, 2020 03:57 PM EDT
The Vermont Secretary of State said Thursday that he’s glad U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh corrected an opinion that mischaracterized Vermont’s...
Voting begins in Vermont for November election
Sep. 21, 2020 12:59 PM EDT
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Early voting in Vermont began Monday for the Nov. 3 election, along with the mailing of ballots to all active, registered voters in the...
Preliminary results show record turnout for Vermont primary
Aug. 13, 2020 12:26 PM EDT
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Preliminary results from Vermont's election Tuesday show a historic turnout for a primary in the state, Secretary of State Jim Condos...
Vermont Democratic US Rep. Welch challenged by GOP nurse
By Wilson Ring Aug. 12, 2020 12:11 PM EDT
Vermont US Representative Welch wins Democratic primary
Aug. 11, 2020 07:37 AM EDT
Vermont Lt Gov Zuckerman to face GOP governor in November
By Wilson Ring Aug. 11, 2020 07:33 AM EDT
Record number of early ballots cast for Vermont primary
By Wilson Ring Aug. 10, 2020 03:33 PM EDT
A record number of people have voted early in the Vermont primary and more ballots are expected to be turned in before polling places close on Tuesday, the...
Vermont to pick gubernatorial candidates to run in November
By Lisa Rathke Aug. 07, 2020 02:09 PM EDT
Vermont's lieutenant governor and former state education secretary are among the candidates seeking to win the Democratic nomination in Tuesday's primary to...
Condos: Absentee primary ballots should be mailed by Tuesday
Aug. 03, 2020 09:00 AM EDT
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermonters who are voting by mail in next week's statewide primary should get their ballots in the mailbox by Tuesday at the very latest...
Ballots to be shipped to voters to promote mail-in voting
By Wilson Ring Jul. 20, 2020 09:51 AM EDT
Vermont receives 10 times the mail-in ballot requests as '16
By Wilson Ring Jul. 13, 2020 05:11 PM EDT
Voters across Vermont have requested more than 10 times as many mail-in ballots as were requested at the same point in 2016, the last presidential election...
Mail-in ballots thrust Postal Service into presidential race
By Will Weissert Jun. 25, 2020 12:42 AM EDT
Vermont gov says to prepare for mail-in voting, decide later
By Wilson Ring May. 27, 2020 03:57 PM EDT