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Statewide Officials


David Zuckerman


David Zuckerman is returning for another term as Lieutenant Governor. As Lt. Governor, David presided over the Senate for debate and votes on hundreds of bills and two propositions for constitutional amendment votes. During his time, he consistently encouraged diverse voices and respectful discussion on the floor and in the statehouse. He plans to build on his previous work and find new creative way to engage Vermonters in the political process. 


Mike Pieciak


Mike Pieciak previously served six years as the commissioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) where he was first appointed by Governor Peter Shumlin in 2016 and reappointed by Governor Phil Scott in 2017. Mike also served as deputy commissioner of DFR’s Securities Division, where he led the division’s investigation into the Jay Peak EB-5 projects. 


Sarah Copeland Hanzas


Sarah Copeland Hanzas served in the State House, where she was the leader on climate action, increasing access to the ballot box and improved government transparency. Her 2018 legislation was called the strongest in the nation.

She served as House Majority Leader, and as the Chair of the Government Operations committee. She has served on the Executive Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures.


Charity Clark


Charity Clark is the first woman elected Attorney General in Vermont's history. In 2005, Charity’s legal career began as an associate at Downs Rachlin Martin in Burlington and later at Orrick in New York City. Charity was hired as an Assistant Attorney General in the Public Protection Division by former Attorney General Bill Sorrell in 2014. She served as Chief of Staff under Attorney General T.J. Donovan from 2018 to 2021.

Auditor Doug Hoffer

Doug Hoffer


Doug Hoffer of Burlington was elected State Auditor in 2012. He was born September 3, 1951 in New Rochelle, New York and raised in Norwalk, Connecticut. He has also lived in the Berkshires, Central Florida, Baltimore, and Los Angeles. Doug was educated at Williams College (B.A.) and SUNY Buffalo School of Law (J.D., Magna Cum Laude).

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