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Vermont House Veto Count

Timothy Kincaid

April 4th, 2009

To overturn Governor Douglas’ expected veto in the House, we must have 100 votes. This means that

  • 95 current supporters must agree to overturn the veto. This is not guaranteed. If too strong of an effort is made to make this a partisan vote, the 5 Republican supporters could waiver.
  • 1 supporter that was not present must vote with us
  • 2 “no” votes must follow through on their commitment to override the veto (out of anger at the Governor for announcing his intention before they even voted)
  • 1 Speaker of the House who out of tradition did not vote on the bill when presented but has indicated that he will vote for overturning the veto must do so
  • 1 (at least) additional “no” voter must be persuaded to vote to overturn the veto. This is more likely to be found among the 11 Democrats who voted “no”.

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Jake
April 6th, 2009 | LINK

Give us names of these people (especially the 11 democrats voting no) so that we can call

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