J.T. Dodge of East Corinth announced yesterday he is running for State Senate in Caledonia County in the August 9 Republican primary.
In 2020, Dodge ran for the seat against two Republican candidates, who both reside in Lyndon. Due to redistricting, Lyndon has now been merged with another senate district.
As a result, both 2020 Republican candidates are unable to run in this district. And additionally, the number of senate seats in the district has decreased from two to one, due to redistricting. Democrat Jane Kitchell and Republican Joe Benning are the incumbents. Benning is running for lieutenant governor.
“I plan on fighting hard and I plan on standing on principles,” said Dodge, a self-employed free market advocate and longtime opponent of climate change restrictions who has held leadership positions with the Vermont Libertarian Party. “Please reach to me if you have questions or curiosities about my issue positions. My Facebook profile is JT for VT State Senate. And on Instagram I am @jtdodgeforvtstatesenate.”