Vermont lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2012

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The Vermont lieutenant gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 2012. Primaries were held on August 28, 2012. In Vermont, Election Day polling hours vary throughout the state. Polling places open between 5 am and 10 am, and close at 7 pm.

Republican Party Phillip Scott (R) Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Cassandra Gekas (D)
Ben Mitchell (Liberty Union)

Republican incumbent Phillip Scott won re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the primary election on August 28th[1] and defeated Cassandra Gekas (D) and perennial candidate Ben Mitchell (Liberty Union) in the general election.[2] The general election took place on November 6, 2012. Gekas was also unopposed in her party's primary.


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General election

Democratic Party Cassandra Gekas (D)
Republican Party Phillip Scott (R) Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png

Ben Mitchell (Liberty Union)
Lieutenant Governor of Vermont General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhillip Scott Incumbent 57.1% 162,787
     Democratic Cassandra Gekas 40.4% 115,015
     Liberty Union Ben Mitchell 2.4% 6,975
     Independent Write-in 0.1% 257
Total Votes 285,034
Election Results via Vermont Secretary of State.

Primary

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Key dates

  • Administrative deadlines are at close of business (5:00) unless otherwise noted.
Deadline Event
June 14 Statewide candidate filing deadline
Aug. 22 Voter registration for primary election
Aug. 27 Requests for absentee primary ballots received
Aug. 28 Primary election
Oct. 31 Voter registration for general election
Nov. 5 Requests for absentee general election ballots received
Nov. 6 General election

Cassandra Gekas

Cassandra Gekas Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
First report[3]July 16, 2012$$0$7,785.00$(1,114.35)$6,670.65
Pre-PrimaryAugust 15, 2012$6,670.65$8,515.00$(6,077.23)$9,108.42
Post-Primary[4]September 17, 2012$9,108.42$12,895.00$(9,038.59)$12,964.83
Pre-General[5]October 15, 2012$12,964.83$11,578.00$(14,231.94)$10,310.89
Running totals
$40,773$(30,462.11)

Phillip Scott

Phillip Scott[6] Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
First report[7]July 16, 2012$165.78$31,408.68$(3,827.36)$27,581.32
Pre-PrimaryAugust 15, 2012$27,581.32$27,908.01$(17,565.09)$37,924.24
Post-Primary[8]September 17, 2012$37,924.24$36,973.27$(43,325.30)$31,572.21
Pre-General[9]October 15, 2012$31,572.21$54,271.00$(52,094.41)$33,748.80
Running totals
$150,560.96$(116,812.16)

Campaign sites

Former candidates

Campaign advertisements

Phil Scott


"Working"

"Decisions

Cassandra Gekas


Vermont Today 002 - Running for Elected Office

Governor Peter Shumlin introduces Gekas

Debates


Lt. Gov Debate Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Gekas

Gekas was endorsed by Governor of Vermont Peter Shumlin.[10] Other supporters include:

  • Speaker of the House Shap Smith
  • Sen. Anthony Pollina
  • Rep. Jean O’Sullivan
  • Rep. Diane Lanpher
  • Rep. Betty Nuovo
  • Rep. Kesha Ram
  • Rep. Jill Krowinski
  • Rep. Paul Poirier

Scott

  • Vermont NEA
  • Professional Firefighters of Vermont[11]

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