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Highlights from Vermont Public's midterm election debates for the last-minute voter

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Election day is upon us -- it's time to vote! This hour, we'll recap the highlights from Vermont Public's October debates with the major-party candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, US House, and US Senate.

After months of campaign events, political ads and debates, Election Day is finally here. This hour, we'll share highlights from Vermont Public's October debate series with the major-party candidates for U.S. House, U.S. Senate, governor and lieutenant governor. The candidates cover many of the issues driving Vermonters to the polls this midterm election: housing, inflation, climate change, the opioid epidemic and more.

Debates featured in today's show:

Broadcast on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 at noon.

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Mikaela Lefrak joined Vermont Public in 2021 as co-host and senior producer of Vermont Edition. Her stories have aired nationally on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Marketplace, The World and Here & Now. A seasoned local reporter, Mikaela has won two regional Edward R. Murrow awards and a Public Media Journalists Association award for her work.
Connor Cyrus joined Vermont Public as host and senior producer in March 2021. He was a morning reporter at WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island. A graduate of Lyndon State College (now Northern Vermont University), he started his reporting career as an intern at WPTZ, later working for WAGM in Presque Isle, Maine, and WCAX Channel 3, where he covered a broad range of stories from Vermont’s dairy industry to the nurses’ strikes at UVM Medical Center. He’s passionate about journalism’s ability to shed light on complex or difficult topics, as well as giving voice to underrepresented communities.
Originally from Delaware, Matt moved to Alaska in 2010 for his first job in radio. He spent five years working as a radio and television reporter, radio producer, talk show host, and news director. His reporting received awards from the Alaska Press Club and the Alaska Broadcasters Association. Relocating to southwest Florida, he was a producer for television news and NPR member station WGCU for their daily radio show, Gulf Coast Live. He joined Vermont Public in October 2017 as producer of Vermont Edition.