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A primary question: Can Donovan unseat Sorrell?



Vt Digger - - 10:13 am Tue Aug 21st, 2012

What does it take to unseat a 15-year incumbent who is well-liked inside the Democratic Party and who has executed his job well enough not to have faced a serious challenger his entire tenure?

That's the question TJ Donovan and his campaign team have been trying to answer since the Chittenden County state's attorney launched his primary campaign for Vermont attorney general in early May.

The young state's attorney faced an uphill battle from the start: A poll taken in the spring showed Sorrell beating out Donovan two-to-one.

In a May interview about Donovan's campaign launch, retired Middlebury political science professor Eric Davis wasn't sure about the viability of the 38-year-old's candidacy.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : http://vtdigger.org/2012/08/20/a-primary-question-...

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