Vermont gubernatorial election, 2004
2004 Vermont gubernatorial election took place on 2 November 2004 for the post of Governor of Vermont. Incumbent Republican Governor Jim Douglas was re-elected. Douglas defeated Peter Clavelle, the Democratic Mayor of Burlington. Democratic primary [ edit ] Candidates [ edit ] Results [ edit ]
Democratic primary results  Party Candidate Votes % Democratic Peter Clavelle 23,218 94.65 Democratic Write-ins 1,313 5.35 Total votes 24,531 100.00 Republican primary [ edit ] Candidates [ edit ] Results [ edit ]
Republican primary results  Party Candidate Votes % Republican Jim Douglas (inc.) 15,806 98.74 Republican Write-ins 202 1.26 Total votes 16,008 100.00 General election [ edit ] Campaign [ edit ]
Clavelle attempted to link Douglas and President
George W. Bush with bumper stickers saying "Jim = George". Douglas countered this by a willingness to criticise the national Republican party, such as over the Bush administration's  environmental policies. 
The two main candidates faced each other in 18 debates during the campaign.
 Election results [ edit ] References [ edit ] External links [ edit ] See also [ edit ]