• Democrat Christine Hallquist Becomes First Major Party Transgender Candidate for Governor

    1 month ago - By Time

    Republican Gov. Phil Scott, despite a backlash from his base over gun restrictions he supported, won his party's primary to seek a second term as governor and will face a former utility executive who on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate to win a major political party's nomination for governor.
    Scott defeated a challenge from Springfield businessman Keith Stern on Tuesday. He will face Christine Hallquist, who won the Democratic primary to run for the state's highest office in November, when she would become the nation's first transgender governor if elected.
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  • In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governor

    1 month ago - By Politicus USA

    By Daniel Trotta - Vermont Democrats made Christine Hallquist the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for statewide office in U.S. history as she clinched Tuesday's primary election for governor. She defeated three other Democrats and will take on incumbent Governor Phil Scott, a Republican, in the Nov. 6 general...
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  • Christine Hallquist becomes 1st transgender major-party candidate nominated for governor

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist, an ex-utility CEO, became the first transgender major-party candidate nominated for governor, according to the Associated Press.
    Her victory is a breakthrough of both substantial and symbolic importance for LGBTQ Americans, in particular the trans community, which has for so long been shut out of the highest levels of elected office.
    After outlasting a field of four Democratic hopefuls, one of them a teenage boy, she will now take on Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who will survive his GOP primary challenge, CNN projects.
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  • Christine Hallquist, a Transgender Woman, Wins Vermont Governor's Primary

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Ms. Hallquist, a Democrat, became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for a governorship by a major party.
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  • Vermont nominates 1st transgender candidate for governor in U.S. as primaries roll on

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    Voters in four states took to the polls Tuesday to decide candidates in a number of key gubernatorial, U.S. Senate and U.S. House seats.
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  • Transgender candidate makes history with Vermont primary win

    Transgender candidate makes history with Vermont primary win

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Christine Hallquist won the Democratic nomination for governor of Vermont on Tuesday, becoming the first openly transgender candidate from a major party in a governor's race. Hallquist, the former CEO of the Vermont Electric Cooperative, defeated three other Democratic candidates in Tuesday's primary. She said she ran for office because she has the best plan...
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  • Vermont Democrats Make History By Nominating Transgender Woman For Governor

    Vermont Democrats Make History By Nominating Transgender Woman For Governor

    1 month ago - By NPR

    Christine Hallquist is the first openly transgender candidate in the U.S. to win a major party's nomination for governor. She will face GOP Gov. Phil Scott in the general election.
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  • Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist, ex-utility CEO, is 1st transgender major-party candidate nominated for governor

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist, ex-utility CEO, is 1st transgender major-party candidate nominated for governor.
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