Vermont's November election for governor will pit Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Scott against Democrat Sue Minter, a former lawmaker and transportation secretary, based on unofficial results Tuesday night in the state primary election.
With 82 percent of precincts reporting, an Associated Press tally had Scott winning support from 61 percent of Republican primary voters, with just under 40 percent for retired businessman and political newcomer Bruce Lisman.
The secretary of state's office, doing a separate vote tally, was getting similar results, with Scott leading Lisman about 61 percent to 39 percent.
On the Democratic side, the AP called the race for Minter, who had...