Dale Gassett

Gassett: running to give Vernon and Guilford residents and taxpayers a clear choice

I am a native Vermonter, U.S. Army veteran, property owner, resident, voter, and taxpayer of Vernon, Vermont. I have never met the present Vernon/Guilford state representative, Sara Coffey.

With all the information available on our Vermont state legislative website as well as other tracking websites, I have the information necessary to assess the job Sara has been doing as our Windham-1 state representative for the past four years.

We all have to live under the laws and policies our elected officials vote into place. Holding them accountable is our duty as citizens in our state's constitutional republic form of government (Article 6). We elect individual persons to serve us and represent us in our government. We should hold them to the standard and purpose of their elected position.

While Sara Coffey professes to be a Democrat, she has voted along with the radical Progressives during her time serving as a representative. While all legislators take an oath to uphold the Vermont Constitution, some Vermont lawmakers, including Sara, have ignored their oaths and flagrantly voted on and passed bills that usurp the state constitution.

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