Vermont Wind Town Votes for Governor, November 2014

All towns hosting and surrounded by operating big wind turbines voted against Governor Shumlin.

42 towns with big wind turbine development experience — proposed, withdrawn, pending and operating — voted against Governor Shumlin.

 6 towns threatened by big wind turbines voted for Governor Shumlin.

From the Vermont Secretary of State’s website.  

Blue bar is Shumlin, red bar is Milne.

Londonderry — Glebe Mountain Wind proposal, withdrawn

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Burke, East Haven, Granby, Kirby — East Haven Wind proposal, denied by PSB

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Manchester — Little Equinox Wind, pending since 2003

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Barton, Sheffield, Sutton, Glover, Wheelock — First Wind’s Sheffield Wind, operating

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Lowell, Albany, Irasburg, Craftsbury, Eden, Westfield, Hardwick, Jay, Troy — GMP’s Lowell Wind, operating

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Milton, Georgia, Fairfax, Westford — Blittersdorf’s Georgia Mountain Wind, operating

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Ira, Poultney, Castleton, West Rutland, Clarendon, Middletown Springs, Tinmouth, Danby, Hubbardton, Pittsford, Proctor, Brandon — Per White-Hansen’s Ira Wind and Reunion’s Grandpa’s Knob Wind, withdrawn

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Newark, Brighton, Charleston (Victory is not posted) — Eolian’s Seneca Mountain Wind, withdrawn

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Derby, Holland — Encore Redevelopment’s Wind, withdrawn

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Northfield — Citizens Energy Wind, withdrawn Apex Clean Energy Wind, no activity

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TOWNS THREATENED BY WIND THAT VOTED FOR GOVERNOR SHUMLIN

Waitsfield, Warren, Moretown — Citizens Energy Wind, withdrawn; Apex Clean Energy Wind, no activity

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Readsboro (Searsburg’s results not posted) — Iberdrola’s Deerfield Wind, in litigation

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Windham, Grafton voted for Shumlin but if you add in the third party votes it was very close in both towns — Iberdrola’s Stiles Brook Wind, met towers upScreen Shot 2014-11-06 at 2.39.09 PM

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