Gene Bergman

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Gene Bergman
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Candidate for
Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 6-3
PartyVermont Progressive Party
Bachelor'sUniversity of Vermont
J.D.Vermont Law School
Campaign website
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Gene Bergman was a 2012 Vermont Progressive Party candidate for Chittenden 6-3 of the Vermont House of Representatives.


Campaign themes


The following comes from Bergman's campaign website:[1]

  • We need a state legislator who will focus on policies that support the residents of the Old North End and Downtown Burlington.
  • We need state tax, spending, and investment policies that favor the vast majority of the people and help address the disparity of wealth between the rich and everybody else.
  • We need a budget that puts people first and asks the rich to pay their fair share.
  • We need a single-payer health care system that recognizes that health care is a human right.
  • We need to protect women’s rights and needs, including reproductive freedoms.
  • We need a state agricultural policy that strongly supports urban agriculture.
  • We need a greater state commitment to address the unique problems related to drugs, mental illness, and crime in urban areas, including Burlington’s downtown.
  • We need environmental and energy policies that continue to make progress and work in partnership with Vermont’s cities and towns.'
  • We need to fight institutional racism and discrimination and support the needs of immigrants and migrant workers, like those who milk our cows and pick our fruits and vegetables.



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bergman ran for election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 6-3. Bergman was unopposed in the August 28 Vermont Progressive Party primary and was defeated in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 6-3 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJill Krowinski Incumbent 36.3% 1,837
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCurt McCormack 28.6% 1,450
     Progressive Kit Andrews 16.5% 838
     Progressive Gene Bergman 18.6% 940
Total Votes 5,065

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