Charles Merriman

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Charles Merriman
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Vermont Secretary of State
PartyDemocratic
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Candidates for Secretary of State, 2010


Polls, 2010 Secretary of State elections

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Statewide elections, 2010
November 2nd General Election results

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Charles Merriman (born December 17, 1958, in Cleveland, Ohio) was a former candidate for Vermont Secretary of State in the 2010 elections. On March 10, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the statewide office of secretary of state, the seat that was vacated by Democrat Deborah Markowitz, who ran for the Democratic nomination in the state's gubernatorial contest. Merriman lost the primary on August 24, 2010 to Jim Condos.[1]

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, Case Western Reserve University (1982)
  • Juris Doctorate, Vermont Law School (1995)

Professional experience

Merriman currently works as an attorney in the Montpelier-based private practice law firm of Tarrant, Marks & Gilles. Prior to this, he had served as chairman of the Middlesex Zoning Board of Adjustment for thirteen years and nine years as an assistant attorney general. In addition to these roles, he also was the state's principal attorney on property tax issues and wrote the current version of the Property Tax Appeals Handbook.

Other roles

  • Chairman, Middlesex School Board
  • Board member, Brookhaven Home for boys
  • Vestry member, Christ Episcopal in Montpelier

Elections

2010

See also: Vermont Secretary of State election, 2010
2010 Race for Secretary of State - Democratic Primary[2]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Jim Condos (D) 66.3%
Charles Merriman (D) 32.1%
Write Ins 1.6%
Total votes 54,929

Personal

Merriman currently resides in Middlesex, Vermont with his wife, Sarah Strohmeyer, and their two children - Anna and Sam.

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External links

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