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November 1st, 2018 - Vox: Christine Hallquist faces incumbent Republican Phil Scott in Vermont Governor race

“Her campaign [is] focused on providing broadband internet access across the state, as well as environmental energy policies.”


October 31st, 2018 - The Guardian: Four women who could break new ground in the US midterms [WATCH]

“I can handle all the bigotry and all the grief in the world to know that I’m supporting people in a marginalized community.”


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October 29th, 2018 - GQ: Inside Christine Hallquist’s Battle to Become the Nation’s First Transgender Governor

“I realized this is not the world I want to live in and I'm going to do everything I can to change it.”


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October 26th, 2018 - The Nation: Could Vermont Become the First State With Universal Broadband?

“Hallquist’s campaign is a test flight for integrating creative solutions into a broader vision for social justice.”


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October 25th, 2018 - Addison County Independent: Sen. Ayer explains her vote for Hallquist as governor

“I voted for Christine because I want progress for Vermonters. I want Vermont to be a place that young families choose when they think about jobs and families and education.”


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October 24th, 2018 - TBS Full Frontal With Samantha Bee: The Rainbow Wave is Coming [WATCH]

“We don’t need heroes. We need people who are willing to get down and do the dirty work.”



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October 23rd, 2018 - Seven Days: Hallquist Slams Trump Proposal to Revoke Transgender Recognition

“Wow. Sure as hell hope I win this election! The Trump administration is going to get a can of whoop-ass from me!”


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October 17th, 2018 - New York Times: Christine Hallquist Would Like to Talk About the Power Grid

“The electric grid can, if managed correctly, fight all manner of social ills, among them rising global temperatures, rural poverty and the opioid epidemic.”


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October 15th, 2018 - VPR’s Vermont Edition: Democrat Christine Hallquist On Why She Wants To Be Vermont's Next Governor

“I voted for Phil Scott in 2016 and I’m highly disappointed… I think he’s talking about affordability for the wealthy.”


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october 14th, 2018 - BuzzFeed News: Profile of Christine Hallquist

“With what’s happening today, we all have to fight harder for what’s right and what is just.”



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October 8th, 2018 - AEc: For Christine Hallquist, Co-op Experience Is Key in Vermont Governor Campaign

“When you’re a co-op leader, you’re actually working with a functioning democracy.”


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October 6th, 2018 - Rutland Herald: Connectivity will grow Vermont

“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?”



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October 1st, 2018 - Press Release: Polling Suggests Narrow Race for Governor

“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.”


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October 1st, 2018 - VTDigger: Hallquist leads in grassroots fundraising

“Unlike Scott, Hallquist has sworn off corporate donations: more than 1,100 of the contributions to her campaign came in amounts under $100.”


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October 1st, 2018 - Burlington Free Press: Obama, Biden, Warren and Sanders ENdORSE Hallquist

“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.”


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September 25th, 2018 - Teen Vogue: Meet Christine Hallquist

"Our campaign is about improving the everyday lives of the people who live in Vermont.”


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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.”


September 2nd, 2018 - Seven Days: Hallquist Leaps forward in Grassroots Fundraising

"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."


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August 29th, 2018 - NBC: Human Rights Campaign Endorses Hallquist for Governor

“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."


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August 29th, 2018 - VTDigger: Vermont-NEA Recommends Christine Hallquist for Governor

“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.”

 

 
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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.”


 
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August 15th, 2018 - Now This: Candidate Christine Hallquist Wins Primary In Vermont [WATCH]

“My leadership has been buoyed by thousands of Vermonters before me who fought for what was right and just.”


 
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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.”


 
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July 25th, 2018 - Seven Days: Hallquist's Plan To Connect Vermont With Broadband

"Vermont is not going to grow its economy without getting connectivity in rural Vermont."


 
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July 17th, 2018 - The Advocate: Vermont's Christine Hallquist Could Become First Trans Governor

"It may seem like a challenge, but Hallquist has a record of meeting them."