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  Shumlin, Peter
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2011-01-01  
 
NamePeter Shumlin
Address345 Hickory Ridge Road
Putney, Vermont , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born March 24, 1956
Died Still Living (58 years)
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifiedRBH
Dec 21, 2012 03:08am
Tags Caucasian - Liberal - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Death Penalty - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro Environment - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro- gun - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Labor - Married - Straight -
InfoPeter Shumlin is a lifelong Vermonter, born in Brattleboro and raised in Putney. He runs a successful student travel business that helps young students to travel all around the world to learn languages, explore different cultures and involve themselves with community service. Shumlin served as a member of the Putney Board of Selectmen for four years, two of those as Chairman before being appointed by Gov. Madeline Kunin (D-VT) to serve in the House of Representatives representing Putney and Dummerston. Shumlin was elected in his own right and then was elected to the State Senate in 1992. He served for 11 years, six of them as the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and leading the Democrats most successful fundraising and recruitment efforts. In 2002, he was the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor. He also is the founder of a legislative national association responsible for working with state legislators to lower the cost of prescription drugs. He lives in Putney and is married to Deborah Shumlin and has two daughters (Olivia and Becca).


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
05/07/2012-05/16/2012 Castleton Polling Institute 65.10% ( 0.0) 22.60% ( 0.0) 11.90% ( 0.0)
07/28/2011-07/31/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 45.00% ( 0.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 13, 2012 09:20am News Vt. governor chased by 4 bears in backyard  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Feb 02, 2011 06:00pm Announcement Vermont Gov. Shumlin says he's found $12 M in savings  Article COSDem 
Jun 28, 2010 11:00pm News Vermont State Senator Peter Shumlin Pulled Over For Speeding  Article ScottĀ³ 

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INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/06/2012 VT Governor Won 57.80% (+20.25%)
  08/28/2012 VT Governor - D Primary Won 96.39% (+92.78%)
  11/02/2010 VT Governor Won 49.48% (+1.79%)
  08/24/2010 VT Governor - D Primary Won 24.84% (+0.27%)
  01/07/2009 VT State Senate- President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 VT State Senate - Windham County Won 47.83% (+4.30%)
  01/03/2007 President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 VT State Senate - Windham County Won 46.34% (+4.03%)
  01/03/2005 President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 VT Lt. Governor Lost 32.16% (-8.99%)
  11/07/2000 VT State Senate - Windham County Won 27.03% (+1.44%)
  11/03/1998 VT State Senate - Windham County Won 28.93% (+0.00%)
  11/05/1996 VT State Senate - Windham County Won 45.32% (+0.00%)
  11/08/1994 VT State Senate - Windham County Won 29.77% (+2.64%)
  11/03/1992 VT State Senate - Windham County Won 31.47% (+5.14%)
ENDORSEMENTS
VT Auditor - D Primary - Aug 24, 2010 D Doug Hoffer
VT At Large - D Primary - Sep 12, 2006 D Peter Welch