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Vermont Elections; Red to Blue, Patrick Leahy, Bernie and more...

                Vermont was the first state to be called for Hillary Clinton on election night, with one of Clinton’s highest winning margins – above 61%. It was not always this way. In fact, Vermont was a consistently Republican state into the 1980s (with the state last voting red in the election of George H.W. Bush ...

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Sen. Leahy 1974 Campaign focus of Sam Hand fall lecture

UVM Professor Phillip Baruth focused his talk on how  Sen. Patrick Leahy's 1974 election changed modern campaigns in Vermont. The talk was part of the annual Sam B. Hand lecture.

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Legislature as Laboratory

It’s mid-morning on March 30 at the Vermont Statehouse, and senior Rachel Peck and first-year student Emily von Weise are listening to experts provide testimony to the Vermont House Judiciary Committee on the pros and cons of marijuana legalization. They take notes and occasionally step outside into the Capitol hallway to talk ...

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Kathy Fox selected as 2016 Frank Bryan Vermont Scholar Summer Research Award Winner

The Center for Research on Vermont has selected Kathy Fox, professor of sociology at the University of Vermont, as the 2016 Frank M. Bryan Vermont Scholar, for her Vermont research project on offender reintegration.

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