Shelburne has 79 percent voter turnout

By Heather McKim and Boston Neary Shelburne’s voters came out strong for Tuesday’s election with a 79 percent voter turnout. Out of the 4,874 votes cast, 2,578 were absentee ballots. The number of absentee ballots cast this year more than doubled the 969 absentee votes cast in the 2014 midterm election. Voting results for Shelburne:… Read More »

Shelburne election overview

In this presidential election year, voters in Shelburne will also be voting for U.S. senator, U.S. representative, governor, lieutenant governor, state treasurer, secretary of state, auditor of accounts, attorney general, and state senator. Shelburne voters will join others in the Champlain Water District to vote on three articles. Article I: An amount not to exceed… Read More »

Meet the Candidates – Jessica Comai Brumsted

Meet the Candidates – Jessica Comai Brumsted

Q Will you vote for or against any proposal to increase the income, sales and use, and rooms and meals tax rates? I believe that it is the duty of state government to bring forward a balanced budget every year. There are many difficult decisions as our elected officials prioritize the needs of Vermont’s citizens… Read More »

Democratic candidate meet-and-greet

The Shelburne Town Democratic Committee invites all residents to a meet-and-greet with state Democratic candidates on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at Shelburne Vineyard. Gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter and Lt. Governor candidate David Zuckerman, along with several Chittenden County candidates for the state Senate and House, will present their views and answer questions about issues important to… Read More »

Primary voting is August 9

By Eileen O’Grady Primary Election Day is coming up on Tuesday, August 9, which means that it is time to narrow down the candidates for some of Vermont’s top positions. On the ballot this year are candidate for U.S. Senator, U.S. House of Representatives, governor, lieutenant governor, state senator, state treasurer, secretary of state, auditor… Read More »

Senate update

by Senator Tim Ashe My dad worked in juvenile probation for more than forty years. All my life he has shared stories about young people committing crimes. Most of them had made a mistake, sometimes a big mistake, but my dad would rarely call a young person walking in the courthouse the first time a… Read More »