• Shumlin wins Democratic Primary by 178 votes; Racine, Markowitz both within 390
    August 25,2010
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    12:08 p.m. - With 260 of Vermont's 260 precincts reporting, including 73,059 votes, Peter Shumlin won the Democratic gubernatorial primary on the strength of late-reported southern Vermont votes. His margin of victory is 178 votes, with all towns and cities reporting. Deb Markowitz finished 390 votes behind Shumlin. To request a recount, the margin for victory must be within 2 percent, which is true in this race.

    Peter Shumlin - 18,244 votes (25.0%)
    Doug Racine - 18,066 votes (24.7%)
    Deb Markowitz - 17,854 votes (24.4%)
    Matt Dunne - 15,100 votes (20.7%)
    Susan Bartlett - 3,795 votes (5.2%)

    (Associated Press, Rutland Herald and Times Argus figures)

    Please go to www.rutlandherald.com/ELECTIONS for full coverage.
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