This Wednesday, January 9th, when the Vermont General Assembly convenes for its 2019-20 session, I'll be sworn in as your newest state senator. The Senate will be called into session at 10:00am, and I will take the oath of office along with my 29 senate colleagues from around Vermont. My husband and two of my… Continue reading The Legislative Session Begins
On Tuesday, the voters of Addison County, Buels Gore, and Huntington voted to elect me as their newest state senator. I am honored to be the top-vote-getter in a heavily contested, two-seat race. I am thrilled that months of hard work paid off and I look forward to serving the people of Vermont well. Thank… Continue reading Thank you.
Throughout my campaign, I have tried to demonstrate to voters who I am as a person and a public servant and why they should elect me as their senator. I have worked hard, learned a lot, listened actively, included everyone, and tried to be the best candidate in the field. I am Ruth Hardy and I want to represent you, the people, of our district. I ask for your vote.
Election Day is a week away. Do you have a voting plan? If not, make one. It turns out that the best way to make sure we do something, is to plan to do something. Pull out your calendars, find November 6, and schedule a time to get to the polls!
I am urging you to vote, and to do more than cast your individual vote—I am urging you to speak to or email or text or call your friends and neighbors to make certain that they are voting. I am urging you to help those who won’t have time to vote on a Tuesday to vote early.