Brooke Paige

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Brooke Paige
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Former candidate for
Vermont Governor
Bachelor'sBusiness administration, University of Delaware
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Brooke Paige was a Democratic candidate for Vermont Governor and Vermont Attorney General in the 2014 elections.[1]

Paige was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Vermont.


He earned his B.A. in business administration from the University of Delaware.[2] After graduating, he worked as a food service manager and then in sales for a pharmaceutical laboratory. He went on to own and operate a newsstand business.[2]

Paige is a member of the Ephemera Society of America.[2]


  • B.A., business administration, University of Delaware


Political philosophy

Paige says he believes in "our heritage of Democracy and Capitalism."[2]



See also: Vermont Gubernatorial election, 2014 and Vermont attorney general election, 2014

Paige ran for election as Governor of Vermont and election to the office of Vermont Attorney General. Paige has run in previous elections as a Republican but the Vermont Secretary of State's office records that Paige sought the Democratic nominations in the primary on August 26.[1]

Primary results

Paige failed to win the nomination for either office, coming second in both primaries.

Vermont Gubernatorial Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Shumlin 77% 15,260
Brooke Paige 16.1% 3,199
Write-ins 6.9% 1,369
Total Votes 19,828
Election Results via Vermont Secretary of State.
Vermont Attorney General Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBill Sorrell Incumbent 80.2% 14,734
Brooke Paige 19% 3,488
Write-ins 0.8% 152
Total Votes 18,374
Election Results via Vermont Election Results.

Paige ran for these two offices because he disapproved of the current officeholders. Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell declined to support Paige's lawsuit challenging Barack Obama's name on the 2012 presidential ballot.[3] Paige has also accused Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin of having "only a loose relationship with ethics and morals" and apparently has referred to the governor as "Emperor Shumlin."[3][4]


See also: United States Senate elections in Vermont, 2012

Paige ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Vermont. He was defeated by John MacGovern in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012.[5][6]

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