The Vermont Cynic

Emerge Vermont helps to bring more women’s voices to the ballot

Stebbins' and Bluemle's campaign signs sit next to each other on Locust Terrace, a street they both live on. Aug 3.

Tulley Hescock, Staff Writer

August 4, 2020

This year, neighbors, opponents and close friends, Gabrielle Stebbins and Tiff Bluemle join 36 other Emerge Vermont alums on the upcoming ballot for state representative.  The democratic women running in the upcoming elections are equipped with the skills and support acquired through Emerge Vermo...

Women, run for local election

Women, run for local election

Emily Johnston

February 12, 2020

America’s governance needs more women in politics and more people representing younger generations. In 2018, Vermont had the second highest number of female legislators in the country with 39.4%, according to a 2019 Center for American Women in Politics study. In Burlington, five out of 12 city council mem...

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