2020 General Election Endorsements

As VSEA members prepare to go to the polls on November 3, or mail in their ballot beforehand, VSEA is announcing its endorsed candidates for the general election and urging members and retirees to cast your vote for these candidates.

This list has been vetted and approved by VSEA’s Legislative Committee, the VSEA Council, the VSEA Board, as well as being approved at the VSEA 2020 Annual Meeting.


U.S. House

Peter Welch

Vermont Statewide


David Zuckerman

Lieutenant Governor

Molly Gray

Secretary of State

Jim Condos


Beth Pearce

Attorney General 

T.J. Donovan 

Auditor of Accounts

Doug Hoffer

Vermont Senate

Addison (2 seats)

Christopher Bray

Ruth Hardy

Bennington (2 seats)

Brian Campion

Richard Sears

Caledonia (2 seats)

Jane Kitchel

Chittenden (6 seats)

Philip Baruth

Virginia Lyons

Christopher Pearson

Michael Sirotkin

Kesha Ram

Essex-Orleans (2 seats)

Ron Horton

Orange (1 seat)

Mark MacDonald

Rutland (3 seats)

Cheryl Hooker

Larry Courcelle

Greg Cox 

Washington (3 seats)

Ann Cummings

Andrew Perchlik

Anthony Pollina

Windham (2 seats)

Becca Balint

Jeanette White

Windsor (3 seats)

Alison Clarkson

Richard McCormack

Alice Nitka

Vermont House

Addison-1 (2 seats)

Robin Scheu

Amy Sheldon

Addison-2 (1 seat)

Peter Conlon

Addison-3 (2 seats)

Matt Birong

Diane Lanpher

Addison-4 (2 seats)

Caleb Elder

Addison-5 (1 seat)

Jubilee McGill 

Bennington-1 (1 seat)

Nelson Brownell

Bennington-2-1 (2 seats)

Dane Whitman

Jim Carroll

Bennington-3 (1 seat)

David Durfee

Bennington-4 ( 2 seats)

Kathleen James

Seth Bongartz

Caledonia-1 (1 seat)

Dylan Stetson

Caledonia-2 (1 seat)

Joseph “Chip” Troiano

Caledonia-3 (2 seats)

Scott Campbell

Brice Simon

Caledonia-4 (2 seats)

Dennis Labounty

Chittenden-1 (1 seat)

Jana Brown

Chittenden-2 (2 seats)

Jim McCullough

Erin Brady

Chittenden 3 (2 seats)

Trevor Squirrell

George Till

Chittenden-4-1 (1 seat)

Michael Yantachka

Chittenden-4-2 (1 seat)

William Lippert Jr.

Chittenden-5-1 (2 seats)

Kate Webb

Chittenden-6-1 (2 seats)

Robert Hooper

Carol Ode

Chittenden-6-3 (2 seats)

Jill Krowinski

Curt McCormack

Chittenden-6-4 (2 seats)

Brian Cina

Chittenden-6-5 (2 seats)

Tiff Bluemle

Chittenden-6-6 (1 seat)

Barbara Rachelson

Chittenden-6-7 (2 seats)

Hal Colston

Chittenden-7-1 (1 seat)

Martin LaLonde

Chittenden-7-2 (1 seat)

Ann Pugh 

Chittenden-7-3 ( 1 seat)

John Killacky

Chittenden-7-4 ( 1 seat)

Maida Townsend

Chittenden-8-1 (2 seats)

Marybeth Redmond

Tanya Vyhovsky

Chittenden-8-2 (2 seats)

Lori Houghton

Chittenden-9-1 (2 seats)

Seth Chase

Chittenden-9-2 (2 seats)

Sarita Austin

Chittenden-10 (2 seats)

Emily Hecker

Essex-Caledonia-Orleans (1 seat)

Martha Allen

Franklin-3-1 (2 seats)

Mike McCarthy

David Glidden

Franklin-4 (2 seats)

Nicholas Brosseau

Franklin-5 (2 seats)

Charen Fegard

Franklin-7 (1 seat)

Dennis Williams

Grand Isle-Chittenden (2 seats)

Mitzi Johnson

Lamoille-Washington (2 seats)

David Yacovone

Avram Patt

Lamoille-1 (1 seat)

Jo Sabel Courtney

Lamoille-3 (1 seat)

Lucy Rogers

Orange-Washington-Addison (2 seats)

Jay Hooper

Larry Satcowitz

Orange-1 (2 seats)

Carl Demrow

Susan Hatch Davis

Orange-2 (1 seat)

Sarah Copeland Hanzas

Orleans-Caledonia (2 seats)

Katherine Sims

Orleans-1 (2 seats)

Lynn Batchelor

Rutland-Bennington (1 seat)

Robin Chesnut-Tangerman

Rutland-Windsor-2 (1 seat)

Logan Nicoll

Rutland-2 (2 seats)

Dave Potter

Rutland-5-3 (1 seat)

Mary Howard

Rutland-6 ( 2 seats)

Stephanie Jerome

Washington-1 (2 seats)

Denise Macmartin

Washington-2 (2 seats)

Francis “Topper” McFaun

Washington-3 (2 seats)

Peter Anthony

Tommy Walz

Washington-4 (2 seats)

Mary Hooper

Warren Kitzmiller

Washington-5 (1 seat)

Kimberly Jessup

Washington-6 (1 seat)

Janet Ancel

Washington-7 (2 seats)

Kari Dolan

Maxine Jo Grad

Washington-Chittenden (2 seats)

Tom Stevens

Theresa Wood

Windham-1 (1 seat)

Sara Coffey

Windham-2-1 (1 seat)

Emilie Kornheiser

Windham-2-2 (1 seat)

Mollie Burke

Windham-2-3 (1 seat)

Tristan Toleno

Windham-3 (2 seats)

Carolyn Partridge

Windham-4 (2 seats)

Mike Mrowicki

Michelle Bos-Lun

Windham-5 (1 seat)

Emily Long

Windham-6 (1 seat)

John Gannon

Windsor-Orange-1 (1 seat)

John O’Brien

Windsor-Orange-2 (2 seats)

Tim Briglin

James Masland

Windsor-1 (2 seats)

John Bartholomew

Windsor-3-1 (1 seat)

Thomas Bock

Windsor-3-2 (2 seats)

Alice Emmons

Kristi Morris

Windsor-4-1 (1 seat)

Heather Surprenant

Windsor-4-2 (2 seats)

Kevin “Coach” Christie

Rebecca White

Windsor-5 (1 seat)

Charlie Kimbell

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