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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Cynic Roundup: Six UVM-affiliated candidates win seats

Kira Schaefer and Nicole Hardy March 21, 2022

Stay up to date with the Cynic Roundup, giving you coverage on the stories you might have missed last week, from March 14 to March 18. Read the stories mentioned in the podcast here: Six UVM-affiliated...

Mayor Miro Weinberger delivers his victory speech inside the Echo Leahy Center for Lake Champlain March 3.

Weinberger celebrates victory but acknowledges tough road ahead

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor March 3, 2021

Mayor Miro Weinberger held onto his spot as the leader of Burlington, pushing back against a tide of Progressive wins years in the making in the Queen City.  After winning by less than 1% and garnering...

A Ward 8 sandwich board sign stands outside the Fletcher Free Library March 2.

‘Voting changes the future:’ Students volunteer at the polls, campaign for candidates at Ward 8

Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2021

Fighting against cold winter winds, UVM students in Ward 8 gathered at the Fletcher Free Library to cast their votes in the 2021 Burlington mayoral election. Although Democratic incumbent Miro Weinberger...

The now four-term Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger stands on North Ave during a “honk and wave” with his supporters Feb. 19. As cars passed by they honked in support.

Mayor Miro Weinberger narrowly wins fourth term despite student wards going for Tracy

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter March 2, 2021

Democrat Mayor Miro Weinberger has won a fourth term by a mere 129 votes, according to the unofficial results provided by the city.  Weinberger, who has served as mayor for nine years, came in with...

Max Tracy 2021 Burlington Mayoral Candidate stands at the top of the City Hall steps Feb. 18.

Meet the candidates: Progressive Max Tracy

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter March 2, 2021

Having walked the UVM campus himself, Burlington mayoral candidate Max Tracy ‘09 feels he is prepared to represent students as the next mayor.  Tracy, a progressive, has represented Ward 2 on Burlington's...

Campaign signs for Mayor Miro Weinberger and one of his challengers Max Tracy fill the patch of grass inside the roundabout intersecting Shelburne road and South Willard St. Feb. 5.

Student groups split on supporting a candidate for Burlington mayor

Lila Cumming and Paige Fisher March 2, 2021

A contested race with three frontrunners for Burlington Mayor—one Democrat, one Progressive and one Independent—  has student groups split on who should be the next leader of Vermont’s Queen City.  Residents...

Burlington City Council voting guide: Ward 1

Staff Report March 2, 2020

Here's what you need to know about the candidates running in Ward 1 for Burlington City Council. Ward 1 is one of two wards that represent UVM students. Jillian Scannell, Ward 1 SAWYER LOFTUS/Vermont...

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...

Students participate in local city elections

Students participate in local city elections

March 19, 2016

Students used a recent day off to participate in local elections on Town Meeting Day. Classes were canceled March 1 for Town Meeting Day because of an amendment to the academic schedule. The...

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