Peter Shumlin to Lead the Democratic Governors Association

By: Wednesday December 5, 2012 11:09 am

Yesterday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin was selected to lead the Democratic Governors Association. Shumlin was recently re-elected to a second two-year term as governor of his state. Being the chair of the organization responsible for helping to recruit and elect Democratic governors should help significantly increase the profile and influence of this small state governor. [...]

VT Gov. Peter Shumlin Still Popular after Passing Very Progressive Health Care Reform

By: Wednesday August 3, 2011 3:01 pm

Vermont’s new Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin has become more popular since his close election in 2010 according recent PPP polling. 45% of voters approve of Shumlin to 36% who disapprove. The good news for him is that he’s on narrowly positive ground with independents at 41/34. The bad news is that he has virtually no [...]

Vermont Will Become Seventh State to Adopt National Popular Vote

By: Wednesday April 20, 2011 6:54 pm

Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin is set to sign on Friday a law making Vermont the seventh state to join the National Popular Vote compact. Although most states give their electoral college votes to the presidential candidate that wins the most votes in the state, they are technically free to assign those votes based on whatever [...]

Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, and Vermont Primary Primer

By: Tuesday August 24, 2010 1:12 pm

Primaries take place today in Alaska, Arizona, Florida, and Vermont along with a primary runoff in Oklahoma. The biggest races of the evening are both in Florida — the Democratic primary for Senate and the Republican primary for Governor.

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