2020 Vermont gubernatorial election

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2020 Vermont gubernatorial election

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  Phil Scott 2019.png Lt Gov David Zuckerman.jpg
Nominee Phil Scott David Zuckerman
Party Republican Progressive
Alliance Democratic Party
Popular vote 248,412 99,214
Percentage 68.5% 27.4%

2020 Vermont gubernatorial election - Results by municipality.svg
Town results

Governor before election

Phil Scott
Republican

Elected Governor

Phil Scott
Republican

The 2020 Vermont gubernatorial election was an election in the U.S state of Vermont to decide the next governor of the state. The election was on November 3, 2020. The incumbent Republican Governor of Vermont, Phil Scott went against his lieutenant governor David Zuckerman who was part of the Vermont Progressive Party. Phil Scott did not run a campaign until the emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic in Vermont ended. He won the election in the biggest victory for a governor in Vermont since 1996.

Republican Party primary election[change | change source]

Results by county:
  Scott—80–90%
  Scott—70–80%
  Scott—60–70%
Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Scott (incumbent) 42,275 72.67%
Republican John Klar 12,762 21.94%
Republican Emily Peyton 970 1.67%
Republican Douglas Cavett 966 1.66%
Republican Bernard Peters 772 1.33%
Republican Write-ins 426 0.73%
Total votes 58,171 100.0%

Progressive Party primary election[change | change source]

Results by county:
  Zuckerman—50–60%
  Zuckerman—40–50%
  Zuckerman—30–40%
  Holcombe—40–50%
Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Zuckerman 48,150 47.56%
Democratic Rebecca Holcombe 37,599 37.14%
Democratic Patrick Winburn 7,662 7.57%
Democratic Ralph Corbo 1,288 1.27%
Democratic Write-ins 6,533 6.45%
Total votes 101,232 100.0%

Results[change | change source]

2020 Vermont gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Phil Scott (incumbent) 248,412 68.49% +13.30%
Progressive David Zuckerman 99,214 27.35% -12.90%
Independent Kevin Hoyt 4,576 1.26% N/A
Independent Emily Peyton 3,505 0.97% N/A
Independent Erynn Hazlett Whitney 1,777 0.49% N/A
Independent Wayne Billado III 1,431 0.39% N/A
Independent Michael A. Devost 1,160 0.32% N/A
Independent Charly Dickerson 1,037 0.29% N/A
Write-in 1,599 0.44% N/A
Total votes 362,711 100.0% +32.33
N/A Over Votes 170 N/A {{{change}}}
N/A Blank Votes 8,087 N/A {{{change}}}
Turnout 370,968 73.27%
Registered electors 506,312
Republican hold

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Vermont Election Results - Official Results". Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
  2. "2020 General Election Canvass Report" (PDF). Vermont Secretary of State. Retrieved November 19, 2020.