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Vermont down ballot state executive elections, 2012

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Two down ballot state executive positions were up for election in the state of Vermont in 2012.

The primary took place on August 28, 2012 with the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

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Incumbent Elizabeth Pearce (D) won re-election. She was first appointed to the position in January 2011.

General

Democratic Party Elizabeth Pearce (D) Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Wendy Wilton (R)
Lime2.png Don Schramm (Progressive)
Jessica Diamondstone (Liberty Union)

Vermont Treasurer General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElizabeth Pearce Incumbent 52.3% 147,700
     Republican Wendy Wilton 40.7% 114,947
     Progressive Don Schramm 4.4% 12,497
     Liberty Union Jessica Diamondstone 2.5% 6,939
     Independent Write-in 0.1% 198
Total Votes 282,281
Election Results via Vermont Secretary of State.

Primary

Democratic Party August 28 primary candidates:
Republican Party August 28 GOP primary candidates:
Lime2.png August 28 Progressive Party primary candidates:

Incumbent Thomas Salmon (R) did not seek re-election. He was first elected in 2006. In a letter he stated, "I have achieved the goal set when I took office in January 2007 to transform the Vermont State Auditor’s Office into a first-rate performance auditing shop. It is time for me to move on to new challenges."[2]

General

Democratic Party Doug Hoffer Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Vince Illuzzi
Jerry Levy (Liberty Union)

Vermont State Auditor General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Hoffer 51.3% 140,805
     Republican Vince Illuzzi 45.1% 123,806
     Liberty Union Jerry Levy 3.4% 9,381
     Independent Write-in 0.1% 276
Total Votes 274,268
Election Results via Vermont Secretary of State.

Primary

Democratic Party August 28 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party August 28 GOP primary candidates:
  • Vince IlluzziApproveda Illuzzi was endorsed by the Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont[3]

Deadline Event
June 14 Candidate filing deadline
July 14 Deadline for sending absentee ballots for military and overseas voters
Aug 18 Voting machines must be tested using official ballots
Aug 28 Primary election
Sept 7 Last day for a losing candidate to request a recount
Nov 6 General election
Nov 13 All canvassing committees meet to tally returns
Nov 16 Last day for losing candidates request a recount

See also

Vermont

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