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“Ninety percent of Vermonters — I don’t care what your party is — the concern is the same. Can my kids live here? Is my job going to be here? Can I retire and live in my home because I’m on a fixed income?”
“Christine Hallquist and Phil Scott are locked in a statistical tie, with Hallquist at 42% and Scott at 50% — well within the 4.9% margin of error.”
“Unlike Scott, Hallquist has sworn off corporate donations: more than 1,100 of the contributions to her campaign came in amounts under $100.”
“Former President Barack Obama became the latest national politician Monday to endorse Hallquist, joining former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass.”
September 12th, 2018 - PRESS RELEASE: Hallquist Announces Plan To Provide Free College To Vermont Students
“This program works toward our shared goal to eliminate cyclical poverty in Vermont. For many Vermonters, a post-secondary education is not within reach. I aim to change that.”
"Between August 15 and September 1, a little more than two weeks' time, Hallquist raised more than $71,000. ... In the second half of August, Hallquist received donations from 838 separate individuals. Scott's total: 101."
“From civil rights, to health care, to government accountability Christine is committed to making Vermont, a state that has been on the forefront of equality, an even stronger and even more vibrant and a more inclusive state."
“Listening to Christine, it is clear that she has a vision for a civilized Vermont . . . a vision where we adequately fund our public schools; where we provide opportunities for all Vermonters; and where we focus on lifting up all Vermonters.”
August 16th, 2018 - The New Yorker: Christine Hallquist’s Vermont Win and the Emergence of Transgender Politicians
“Vermont voters chose Christine not because of her gender identity, but because she is an open and authentic candidate with a long history of service to the state, and who speaks to the issues most important to voters.”
August 14th, 2018 - Elle: How a Group of Muslim Girls Inspired Christine Hallquist to Run for Governor
“I listened to these four young women, all high schools seniors, who call themselves Muslim Girls Making Change. They were doing slam poetry on what it was like to live as Muslim in Vermont, and I cried.”