The reports of Deb Billado’s political demise apparently were greatly exaggerated. The Essex Junction woman was re-elected uncontested Saturday as chairman of the Vermont Republican Party. Pro-Trump women also took the next two spots in the party hierarchy. What does this mean for GOP prospects in 2020 presidential, statewide, and legislative elections in Vermont?
"An Republican National Committee official said that the “Vermont Trump Victory Team” will be offering candidates in Vermont access to an RNC-backed grass roots training program, messaging and digital resources to “identify and target voters with near surgical precision.” “In conjunction with the Vermont Republican Party, Trump Victory will work to organize volunteers, engage with supporters and ensure that Republican candidates up and down the ballot are supported and will be elected in 2020,” RNC spokesperson Mandi Merritt wrote in an email.
Three local Republican Party officials will be working with the RNC and Trump campaign staffers. “We'll organize that quickly and we'll develop a strategy to not only get Trump re-elected but to help all of our Republican candidates,” said Chet Greenwood, the Orleans County chair of the Republican Party, who is part of the effort."
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