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Election Day

By BENJY RENTON

November 6, 2018

  8:30 p.m.: Senator Patrick Leahy and Congressman Peter Welch address the crowd at the Vermont Democrats Election Night Party in Burlington. 8:20 p.m. Congresswoman Barbara Comstock '82 (R-Virginia) has lost her bid for reelection to the U.S. House of Representative.   ...

Election Night Results

By AMELIA POLLARD

November 6, 2018

ADDISON UPDATE: 11:06 pm Democrats Ruth Hardy and Chris Bray were both declared winners of the local state senate race at 9 pm this evening. The announcement was followed by a joint speech, in which the two cited Universal Primary Healthcare, paid family leave and a comprehensive lake cleanup pla...

Live: Election Night 2018

Live: Election Night 2018

November 6, 2018

Today's the day. Polls are open in Vermont until 7 p.m. tonight. Throughout the day, The Campus staff will be reporting from different spots around Addison County and Vermont on voting news, election events and results as the evening progresses. Check out last week's Election Issue for our coverage on the races to watch....

This Year, Let’s Close the Turnout Gap

This Year, Let’s Close the Turnout Gap

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

November 1, 2018

This is a chance for voters to translate critiques of the Trump administration into tangible change by voting for ballot measures and candidates they feel represent their values. 

The Lifeblood of Politics

The Lifeblood of Politics

By BERT JOHNSON

November 1, 2018

Although popular conceptions aren’t all wrong, they provide only part of the picture.

Hallquist Presents Progressive Vision for State’s Future

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Christine Hallquist sitting outside Mead Chapel at a picnic table on a brisk, fall day.

By AMELIA POLLARD

November 1, 2018

Christine Hallquist has managed balancing a progressive, local political agenda whilst balancing international media attention. We sat down with her to figure how how she does it.

Incumbent Scott, Favored to Win, Says Stay the Course

Governor Phil Scott interviewed before a campaign event here in the town of Middlebury.

By SADIE HOUSBERG

November 1, 2018

Gov. Scott, one of the most favored Republican governors in the nation, is finding himself confronted with Hallquist's progressive agenda. We met with him in Middlebury for an interview.

A Pattern of Instability

A Pattern of Instability

By MATT DICKINSON

November 1, 2018

We are experiencing a level of volatility not seen since the post-Civil War era more than a century ago.

Notes from the Desk: Why an Election Issue?

Notes from the Desk:  Why an Election Issue?

By WILL DIGRAVIO

November 1, 2018

This election is about much more — it is, as hyperbolic as it may sound, about the future of democracy.

More Women Running For Office in Vermont, Nation Than Ever Before

More Women Running For Office in Vermont, Nation Than Ever Before

By SARAH ASCH

November 1, 2018

The midterm election has brought with it a wave of female candidates for office. A local organization, Emerge Vermont, is one of the entities devoted to helping local candidates.

Packed Addison County Senate Race Most Expensive in History

The candidates for Addison County's two state Senate seats were among those who debated in a town hall last month.

By BOCHU DING

November 1, 2018

Claire Ayer's (D-Addison) retirement has piqued the interest of six candidates vying to fill the two district's seats in Montpelier.

Journalist Sue Halpern on Election Hacking

Journalist Sue Halpern on Election Hacking

By AMELIA POLLARD

November 1, 2018

New Yorker Staff WriterSue Halpern sits down to talk about U.S. election security and Russian meddling in 2016. What's changed since the last election?

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