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Vermont Progressives: Focus on legislative races

WCAX - 9:03 am Mon Sep 10th, 2012

For all the noise in recent days around a recount in the Vermont Progressive Party's gubernatorial primary, party leaders say they want to keep their focus on winning more seats in the state House and Senate.

Party Chairwoman Martha Abbott appears to have won the Aug. 28 primary by one vote over write-in candidate Annette Smith, but Smith is seeking a recount.

Abbott responded to her apparent win by declining the nomination and saying she wants Progressive support to go for incumbent Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin.

She and Morgan Daybell, the party's executive director, say they want to focus the party's resources on legislative races.

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