BY LINA YUDIN | COMMUNITY NEWS SERVICE | NOVEMBER 4, 2020
More voters voted in 2020 than in any previous Hinesburg Election, with three-quarters of the town’s registered voters casting a ballot. About 3,146 voted, according to unofficial results from Town Clerk Missy Ross. And about 71.6% of those (2,238) voted by mail.
In comparison about 2,706 voted in 2016, a rate of about 68% of registered voters. And mailing ballots were a much smaller fraction of the total.
Hinesburgers voted overwhelmingly for Joe Biden for President, (72%) topping Donald Trump (24%) by almost 50 points .
But when it came to Governor, town voters turned to Republican Phil Scott, giving him 64% of the votes to Hinesburg farmer and Lt Governor David Zuckerman (31%).
Voters also followed state trends by selecting Molly Gray (1,687 votes) for Lt Governor over Scott Milne (1,178). State Rep. Bill Lippert won handily with 1974 votes to challenger Sarah Toscano’s 963 votes.
|Biden/Harris (D)||2254 (72%)|
|Trump/Pence (R)||749 (24%)|
|Scott (R)||2016 (64%)|
|Zuckerman (Prog/D)||989 (31%)|
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