Christine Hallquist

Governor of Vermont

Game Changer

Christine will be the first openly trans Governor in the United States

Biography

Christine spent 12 years as CEO of Vermont Electric Coop. In her time at the coop she transformed the utility in to a national leader on climate change with a 96% carbon free power grid. When she publicly transitioned in 2015 she made history as the first CEO in the country to transition on the job. She brings her history of leadership and trail blazing to her campaign for governor.

Championing the needs of marginalized Vermonters, she has place rural economic development at the heart of her vision for Vermont. She has prioritized getting fiber optic cable to all Vermont homes and business so that all can partake in the 21st century economy. Christine understands the importance of ensuring all children have access to a quality public school system. She has opposed the current round of budget and staffing cuts, aimed at closing many Vermont schools. As governor she will work to ensure greater economic security and opportunity for all Vermonters.

Importance of Candidacy:

  • Christine will be the first openly trans Governor in the United States.
  • She will be the first openly trans person elected statewide in Vermont.

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