Besides Scott Milne I mean. It’s finally down the wire for Scott Milne’s long-running campaign for Governor. And he may be one of only a few Vermonters who see his odds of winning election improving.
In his most recent comments Milne says:
“I’m open to a conversation with anybody, Vermonters large and small, legislative or nonlegislative,” Milne told The Associated Press in an interview. But he added, “I’m not going to be proactively calling legislators and twisting their arms.”
Years of legislative precedent and a Democratic/Progressive majority will favor incumbent Governor Shumlin when the vote to settle last fall’s too-close-to-call election is held this Thursday. The November vote was Shumlin 46.4 percent of the vote to Milne’s 45.1 percent.
Ever since Milne’s surprisingly close finish, the general consensus has been that it would be very, very, very, very unlikely if not impossible for him to win election for governor in the legislature.
A lone supporter from the newly formed group Vermonters for Honest Government bought a TV ad attempting to target legislators. However Milne’s newest burst of optimism doesn’t appear to be connected to actions he himself has taken or any discernable trends.
And he’s not exactly workin’ the phones!