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The VPR - Vermont PBS Debates
Vermont Public Radio and Vermont PBS collaborate on the VPR – Vermont PBS Debates, bringing you a series of pre-recorded debates among candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and U.S. House of Representatives.
Recordings of the debates can be streamed below. Audio recordings are available at VPR.org.Viewers were invited to submit questions in advance. The debates were conducted remotely via Zoom, and were broadcasted on TV and radio. Candidate commentaries include those who agreed to participate and who are on the Vermont Secretary of State’s ballot for statewide office. Read detailed VPR - Vermont PBS Debate rules.
Vermont Gubernatorial Debate 2020
Candidates for next VT Governor, Phil Scott (R) and David Zuckerman (D), debate via Zoom.
Vermont Lieutenant Governor Debate 2020
Candidates Scott Milne (R) and Molly Gray (D) running for Lt. Governor , debate on Zoom.
U.S. House Debate 2020
Candidates for U.S. House Peter Welch (D) and Miriam Berry (R) debate.
Republican Gubernatorial Primary Debate
Candidates for the Vermont Republican Gubernatorial Nomination debate via Zoom. Douglas Cavett; John Klar; Bernard Peters; Emily Peyton; Phil Scott.
Democratic Gubernatorial Primary Debate
Candidates for the Vermont Democratic Gubernatorial Nomination debate via zoom. Ralph Corbo; Rebecca Holcombe; Patrick Winburn; David Zuckerman.
Democratic Lt. Governor Primary Debate
Vermont Democratic Lt. Gubernatorial Nomination candidates debate via Zoom. Tim Ashe; Molly Gray; Debbie Ingram; Brenda Siegel.
Republican Lt. Governor Primary Debate
Republican Lt. Gubernatorial nomination candidates partake in a debate remotely via Zoom. Dana Colson; Meg Hansen; Jim Hogue; Scott Milne.
Featured Federal Coverage
2020 Final Presidential Debate
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden meet in the final debate.
2020 Presidential Debate - Night 1
The first 2020 debate featuring President Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden.
2020 Vice Presidential Debate
Vice President Mike Pence meets Sen. Kamala Harris in the vice presidential debate.
Join host Stewart Ledbetter and Vermont’s top journalists as they delve into the most important news stories each week. Vermont This Week keeps viewers informed on how politics are shaping our state, covering all sides of the issues. We discuss not only what happened, but also the reasons why.
Explore the character of the ‘Brave Little State’ of Vermont and the shared values that matter most to Vermonters, regardless of party affiliation. Although it may be one of the smallest states, Vermont was the first to abolish slavery and legalize civil union, and boasted two presidential candidates and two high profile senators.
The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden
An election-year examination of the moments that shaped Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
2020 Election Poll Results
See the results of three statewide public opinion surveys, providing valuable insight into the minds of Vermonters in the 2020 presidential election year. Visit vermontpbs.org/2020polls for details.