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Vermont Working Families Party

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Vermont Working Families Party

Vermont Working Families Party

Marth Allen (Co-Chair)

Dan Brush (Co-Chair)

Jennifer Henry (Co-Chair)

Bernard Kuntzelmann (Co-Chair)

Richard Russell (Co-Chair)
Founded 2006
Ideology Progressivism
Social democracy
Political position Fiscal: Center-left
Social: Center-left
Colors Blue and White
Politics of the United States
Political parties

The Vermont Working Families Party (VTWFP) is a minor political party in the American state of Vermont that is a "sister" party of the Working Families Party group, consisting of New York, Oregon, Delaware, Connecticut, and South Carolina.

The Working Families Party was first organized in 1998 by a coalition in New York of New Party, and a variety of public interest groups such as Citizen Action of New York.

Electoral strategy

Like other minor parties in the state, the VTWFP benefits from Vermont's electoral fusion laws that allow cross-endorsement of a single candidate by multiple parties. This allows sympathetic voters to support a minor party without feeling like they are "wasting" their vote or are being a spoiler. The WFP typically

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