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Former City Council member Adam Roof runs for State Senate

City Councilor Adam Roof embraces a supporter at the Democratic election-day party, March 3. Roof lost the election to Jane Stromberg, a member of the Progressive party.

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter

July 6, 2020

Three months after losing his Ward 8 City Council seat to newcomer Jane Stromberg, Adam Roof is ready for his next step in politics, campaigning to be Chittenden Country’s State Senator.  Roof was the incumbent for the City Council race, which took place in March, and he acknowledges he has le...

Burlington City Council voting guide: Ward 8

Staff Report

March 2, 2020

Here's what you need to know about the candidates running in Ward 8 for Burlington City Council. Ward 8 is one of two wards that represent UVM students. Jane Stromberg, Ward 8 Stephan Toljan/Vermont Cynic Jane Stromberg, who graduated from UVM in 2019, credits her time at UVM with helping her form a view of the outside world. “I realized ...

Student runs for seat in City Council election

Student runs for seat in City Council election

Lee Hughes and Emma Jarnagin

March 5, 2018

In his campaign for Ward 8 councilman, UVM junior JF Carter Neubieser has broken University rules. Neubieser missed a Feb. 23 debate to attend student racial justice protests. He also campaigned in residence halls, he said, which is against University policy. Neubieser, Ward 8 school board candida...

Students, residents express concerns

Alexandra Shannon

November 3, 2015

Tension remains between student and permanent residents in Burlington, which was a significant issue during this year’s Burlington city council elections, residents say. Noise is one of the largest sources of conflict between students and permanent residents. “A lot of times, it’s not party no...

City Council candidates show no ‘clear difference yet’ in platforms

John Riedel, Staff Writer

February 17, 2015

With election day fast approaching, candidates said they have been busy registering as many voters as possible. For the Ward 8 seat, UVM alumnus Adam Roof is running against student Brock Gibian, who is taking a semester off from school. For the East District seat, Ward 1 City Council member Selene Co...

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