Shumlin leads Milne in Rasmussen Poll

By Steph Machado

Published 08/29 2014 08:58PM

Updated 08/29 2014 09:10PM

Scott Milne (R), left, is challenging Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) in November
Scott Milne (R), left, is challenging Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) in November
The primary election votes aren't even done being tallied, but the first poll results have been released for Vermont's gubernatorial race.

Rasmussen Reports conducted the poll. The results show incumbent Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) leading with 48%, and Republican nominee Scott Milne with 36%.

Milne overwhelmingly won the Republican primary Tuesday.

Gov. Shumlin announced Friday the kick-off to his campaign will be September 9. He announced his campaign manager will be Scott Coriell.

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