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Vermont Democrats Begin to Explore 2020 Bids for Governor

Last week, Gov. Phil Scott dismissed a question about running for reelection in 2020. “It was just five or six months ago that I was sworn into office,” Scott said. “Any decision will come after the legislative session. It’s just way too early.” Early or not, potential challengers are already sniffing around. Two Vermonters are actively considering […]

Former education secretary Holcombe exploring a run for governor in 2020

Former Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe is giving “serious consideration” to running for governor and expects to make an announcement in the coming weeks. Holcombe, 52, was one of the few holdovers from former Gov. Peter Shumlin’s cabinet who continued to serve in Gov. Phil Scott’s administration, but she resigned last year due in part to major policy […]