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Vermont Gov. Phil Scott to seek fourth term
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Vermont Primary Results; Minter To Face Scott In November

Sue Minter
Pat Bradley
Sue Minter wins the Democratic primary for governor.

Vermont's gubernatorial general election in November will feature Democrat Sue Minter going up against Republican Phil Scott. Unofficial results show Minter won the five-way Democratic primary Tuesday with 50 percent of the vote over the next closest candidate, Matt Dunne, who got 37 percent of the vote. The current Lieutenant Governor, Scott won the GOP race with 60 percent of the vote over Bruce Lisman, who had 39 percent of the vote.

Meanwhile, in the Democratic race for Lieutenant Governor, David Zuckerman was leading with 43 percent of the vote Tuesday night while current House Speaker Shap Smith garnered 37 percent. Zuckerman will face Republican Randy Brock in November. Brock was running unopposed.

And the Vermont state senator facing a second sex crimes trial has lost his re-election bid to continue representing Franklin County. In unofficial results from the Republican primary, Sen. Norm McAllister came in a distant third behind incumbent Sen. Dustin Degree and state Rep. Carolyn Branagan in the two-member Senate district.

Information from the Associated Press was used. ©2016 All Rights Reserved.

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