Voters

Andrew Brewer, a former primary candidate for the Vermont Senate, greets and directs voters as they arrive at City Hall in Montpelier on Tuesday.

There were some interesting outcomes around Washington County in Tuesday’s midterm elections. All results are unofficial until the secretary of state declares them official. Here are just a few items of note:

Barre City

Native son and incumbent Gov. Phil Scott landed 1,677 votes to Democratic challenger Christine Hallquist’s 861.

Progressive David Zuckerman, the incumbent lieutenant governor, received 1,376 votes to Republican challenger Don Turner’s 1,215.

H. Brooke Paige, of Washington, challenged incumbent Jim Condos, a Democrat, for secretary of state. Paige came in with 894 votes to Condos’ 1,626.

And the three top vote-getters to Washington County state Senate in Barre City were Ann Cummings (1,455), Anthony Pollina (1,183) and Ken Alger (954).

Barre Town

Bernie Sanders, the Independent incumbent for U.S. Senate, edged Lawrence Zupan, 1,845-1,461 in the Republican-held town. Likewise, challenger Anya Tynio, a Republican, held her own against Rep. Peter Welch, a Democrat, 1,963-1,456.

The governor received a sturdy 2,767 votes to Hallquist’s 690. Turner received 2,204 votes in his bid for lieutenant governor to Zuckerman’s 1,337.

The secretary of state’s race saw Condos with 1,824 to Paige’s 1,632 votes.

And the top vote-getters to Washington County state Senate were Republicans Dwayne Tucker (1,852), Alger (1,843) and Democrat Cummings (1,520).

Voter turnout was about 59 percent.

Berlin

In the governor’s hometown, it was not a sweep. Scott received 806 votes to Hallquist’s 320.

Don Turner won the town with 594 votes to Zuckerman’s 554.

And Condos landed 711 votes to Paige’s 402.

The top vote-getters for Senate seats were Cummings (636), Pollina (491) and Chris Bradley, of Northfield (489).

The following were the town’s vote totals for the House seat: Anne B. Donahue (576), Jeremy Hansen (494), Kenneth Goslant (476), Denise MacMartin (429), Gordon Bock (56) and Rebecca Trower (55).

Cabot

The town did not provide results to The Times Argus.

Calais

Of the town’s 1,393 voters, 925, or 66 percent, turned out.

Voters were like-minded when it came to the congressional delegation. Sanders received 722 votes to Zupan’s 149. Welch also received 722 votes to Tynio’s 146.

For governor, Hallquist won the town 491 to Scott’s 388.

Zuckerman dominated Turner, 640-252.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (615), Andrew Perchlik (526) and Pollina (526) — the actual winners for those three seats.

Duxbury

There must be 163 die-hard Republicans in town: they voted against Sanders and Welch (even though both incumbents won, with 478 and 472 votes, respectively).

The incumbents won the town. However, Turner gave Zuckerman a little scare, 287-385.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (427), Pollina (366) and Perchlik (269).

The following were the town’s vote totals for the House seat: Maxine Grad (400), Kari Dolan (350), Ed Read (260), Bob Readie (92) and Neil Johnson (62).

Voter turnout was just over 55 percent.

East Montpelier

Sanders trounced Zupan in the U.S. Senate race, 1,024-274.

For governor, Scott narrowly defeated Hallquist, 716-617.

All other incumbents won handily.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (894), Pollina (790) and Perchlik (754).

Fayston

Nearly 79 percent of the town’s 1,240 voters turned out.

The town handed the incumbents victories down the ticket.

Scott received 402 votes to Hallquist’s 318 — one of the narrowest margins in Washington County. Zuckerman beat Turner, 496-225.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (489), Pollina (455) and Perchlik (373).

The following were the town’s vote totals for the House seat: Ed Read (425), Maxine Grad (399), Kari Dolan (372), Bob Readie (72) and Neil Johnson (58).

Marshfield

Only 53 separated Scott and Hallquist when it came to voters here. The tally was 373-320 in the incumbent’s favor.

Zuckerman dominated Turner, 426-282.

Paige, the Republican, had a strong showing in Marshfield against incumbent Jim Condos. But Condos won, 455-229.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (401), Pollina (385) and Perchlik (369). Perchlik is a former Marshfield resident.

In the uncontested House race for state representative, Janet Ancel received 543 votes, however, there were also 33 write-ins, according to the results.

Middlesex

The town did not provide results to The Times Argus.

Montpelier

The Capital City was one of the only Vermont communities to hand Hallquist a victory in the governor’s race. Hallquist defeated Scott, 2,758-1,596.

Zuckerman trounced Turner, 3,493-846.

All other down-ticket races went handily to the incumbents.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (3,405), Perchlik (3,132) and Pollina (3,070).

In the city’s House race, the vote totals were Mary Hooper (3,390), Warren Kitzmiller (2,849) and Glennie Sewell (1,096).

The four articles presented to voters broke down as follows:

Article 1: Yes (2,459) No (1,877)

Article 2: Yes (3,770) No (575)

Article 3: Yes (2,857) No (1,488)

Article 4: Yes (3,322) No (930)

Moretown

Nearly 84 percent of the town’s 1,457 registered voters cast ballots.

Sanders beat Zupan by nearly a 3:1 margin, 693-176. Likewise, Welch beat Tynio, 696-162.

Scott defeated Hallquist, 501-388, while Zuckerman beat Turner, 576-321.

All down-ticket races went to incumbents.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (601), Pollina (535) and Perchlik (422).

The following were the town’s vote totals for the House seat: Maxine Grad (630), Kari Dolan (473), Ed Read (344), Bob Readie (110) and Neil Johnson (67).

Northfield

Voters here handed Scott an easy victory over Hallquist, 1,217-564.

The race was much closer for lieutenant governor. Zuckerman narrowly defeated Turner, 910-901.

Paige had a solid showing against Condos for secretary of state (603-1,129), but Condos did win. Similarly, in the attorney general’s race, while incumbent T.J. Donovan won, his challenger, Janssen Willhoit, did almost half as well, 1,199-519.

Incumbent auditor Doug Hoffer also got a run in Northfield from Richard Kenyon, but overcame, 983-686.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (1,040), Bradley (956) and Pollina (767). Bradley, a Republican, is from Northfield.

The following were the town’s vote totals for the open House seats: Anne B. Donahue (1,009), Kenneth Goslant (846), Denise MacMartin (798), Jeremy Hansen (591), Rebecca Trower (109) and Gordon Bock (62).

Plainfield

Hallquist also won in progressive Plainfield, 348-227.

So it’s not surprising that Zuckerman also trampled Turner, 419-160.

All down-ticket races went to incumbents without any close races.

Sanders and Welch beat their opponents by nearly 5:1 margins. Sanders beat Zupan, 474-99; Welch defeated Tynio, 490-110.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Pollina (403), Cummings (395) and Perchlik (394).

Roxbury

All of the incumbents won in Roxbury, but the margins were tighter than in most Washington County communities.

Scott beat Hallquist, 187-119; and Zuckerman defeated Turner, 187-140.

Condos defeated Paige, 217-95; and Donovan beat Willhoit, 225-82.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (179), Pollina (169) and Bradley (129).

The following were the town’s vote totals for the open House seats: Jay Hooper (193), Ben Jickling (120), Larry Satvowitz (97), Daniel Brown (82) and Stephen Webster (75).

Waitsfield

Nearly 91 percent of the town’s 1,453 registered voters cast ballots.

Sanders and Welch beat their opponents by nearly a 5:1 margin.

Scott beat Hallquist by a somewhat narrower margin, 529-449. Zuckerman defeated Turner, 692-304.

Incumbents all took the down-ticket races with ease.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (670), Pollina (584) and Perchlik (484).

The following were the town’s vote totals for the House seat: Kari Dolan (593), Maxine Grad (563), Ed Read (468), Bob Readie (107) and Neil Johnson (104).

Warren

Voter turnout was recorded at 69 percent.

Sanders and Welch were re-elected by wide margins. Sanders beat Zupan, 808-161; Welch beat Tynio, 802-151.

Hallquist defeated Scott here, 508-481; and Zuckerman defeated Turner, 728-268.

All down-ticket races went to incumbents by large margins.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (697), Pollina (613) and Perchlik (540).

The following were the town’s vote totals for the House seat: Maxine Grad (598), Kari Dolan (551), Ed Read (481), Bob Readie (135) and Neil Johnson (92).

Waterbury

Scott defeated Hallquist, 1,496-1,133. Zuckerman defeated Turner, 1,748-910.

All down-ticket races went to incumbents.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (1,837), Pollina (1,581) and Perchlik (1,291).

While their House race was uncontested, Thomas Stevens received 1,872 votes; Theresa Wood received 2,196.

Woodbury

About 77 percent of the town’s 736 registered voters cast ballots.

Scott defeated Hallquist, 266-186. Zuckerman narrowly beat Turner, 255-206.

There were no surprises in the down-ticket races. The incumbents carried the day; likewise, Welch and Sanders were re-elected by wide margins.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (245), Pollina (223) and Perchlik (201).

In the contested House race, the results were as follows: David Yacovone (260), Avram Patt (258) and Gary Nolan (202).

Worcester

Nearly 84 percent of the town’s 772 registered voters cast ballots.

Hallquist defeated Scott here, 255-239. Zuckerman defeated Turner, 355-148.

There were no surprises in the down-ticket races. The incumbents carried the day; likewise, Welch and Sanders were re-elected by wide margins.

The top vote-getters for state Senate were Cummings (348), Pollina (334) and Perchlik (301).

In the contested House race, the results were as follows: David Yacovone (378), Avram Patt (370), and Gary Nolan (149).

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