Republican Phil Scott will be Vermont's next governor. Progressive/Democrat David Zuckerman won the race for lieutenant governor, and T.J. Donovan will be Vermont's first new attorney general since 1997.
With incumbent Bill Sorrell retiring, Vermont is getting its first new attorney general since 1997. Voters will decide who oversees law enforcement in Vermont, and who defends Vermont’s laws from legal challenges.
VPR producers Annie Russell and Liam Elder-Connors break down the race for Vermont's Attorney General. If all you have are just a few minutes to think about this race before voting, spend it listening to this audio and scanning this Time To Vote page.
Vermont’s next attorney general will likely inherit one of the highest-profile civil cases in state history, and Republican Deb Bucknam and Democrat TJ Donovan say charges related to a $200 million EB-5 fraud in the Northeast Kingdom would be a priority for their administration.
A self-described “small town lawyer” from Caledonia County is running for attorney general as a Republican. Deborah Bucknam says she’d use the office to hold state government accountable to its citizens.