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Pressure from migrant groups eroding Vermont DMV collaboration with ICE

By   /  November 18, 2016  /  Immigration, Issues, Vermont  /  No Comments

The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles is changing how it investigates driver’s license fraud, but changes aimed at appeasing migrant justice groups could make it harder to bust criminals.

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Vermont election mostly smooth, but voting machine glitches reported

By   /  November 8, 2016  /  Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont, Voter Fraud  /  No Comments

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Vermont election officials reported a mostly smooth election on Tuesday, but acknowledged at least a dozen complaints from city and town clerks regarding vote counting machines.

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Candidates hang out on busy Burlington street to woo voters

By   /  November 4, 2016  /  Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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With only days left until the election, Republican candidates for governor and lieutenant governor waved at motorists along a busy street in South Burlington, hoping the friendly gesture might win over even a few of the area’s liberal-leaning voters.

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Vermont elections chief sending mixed signals about election security

By   /  November 4, 2016  /  Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont, Voter Fraud  /  No Comments

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State and federal officials are showing unprecedented concern about the potential for hacked elections in Vermont and elsewhere ahead of the presidential election.

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Vermont secretary of state blasts wind developer’s proposed payments to voters

By   /  October 28, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos said Thursday that Iberdrola’s financial incentive to registered voters is “pushing the envelope in an attempt to influence the vote” on a 24-turbine wind project proposed for Windham and Grafton.

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Different sampling produces different results in Vermont polls

By   /  October 28, 2016  /  Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Two new polls on the Vermont governor’s race show vastly different results, and the difference may be owed to how many Democrats were surveyed.

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