Joan Shannon wins Democratic nomination for Burlington mayor

Posted on AllSides December 10th, 2023
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BURLINGTON — Joan Shannon is the Democratic candidate for Burlington mayor, winning the nomination with 1,689 votes. Opponents Karen Paul and CD Mattison had 1,173 and 471 votes, respectively. Burlington Democrats held their nominating caucus largely virtually, with candidates, party officials and a small crowd gathering at Edmunds Middle School. A record total of 3,676 people registered to participate, according to Burlington Democratic Party chair Adam Roof. With a total of 3,333 votes cast for mayor, 1,667 votes were needed for a majority — a threshold Shannon narrowly met. Shannon,...

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