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Vermont Candidates Say No To Corporate Donations

Democrats stood behind Lt. Gov. candidate John Bauer as he talked about his plan for public campaign financing.
MONTPELIER - The Vermont Democratic Party stood solidly behind John Bauer in the Cedar Creek Room Monday. After all, they just endorsed him in his run to become Lieutenant Governor.

Bauer pledges to not take any money from corporate donors. Instead he is hoping to attain public financing for his campaign.

Public financing is available for candidates running for both Lt. Governor and Governor. No one has run on public financing in Vermont since 2004.

Progressive candidate Dean Corren is also hoping to receive public financing. Current Lt. Governor Phil Scott is already disqualified for public financing according to data on his most recent campaign finance report.

There are now three candidate running for Lt. Governor in the next election. Click on their names below to go to their campaign pages.

John Bauer

Phil Scott

Dean Corren
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