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David ZuckermanPRGProgressive Lieutenant Governor
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David E. Zuckerman (born August 16, 1971) is an American politician who is currently serving as the 84th lieutenant governor of Vermont since 2023. He previously served two terms as the 82nd lieutenant governor of Vermont, from 2017 to 2021. A member of the Vermont Progressive Party, he previously served in the Vermont House of Representatives for seven terms (1997–2011), and the Vermont Senate for two (2013–2017). In 2020, Zuckerman was a candidate for governor of Vermont. He ran with the support of both the Progressive Party and the Democratic Party, but lost to incumbent governor Phil Scott in the general election.In 2016, Zuckerman ran for lieutenant governor as a Progressive, and also received the nomination of the Democratic Party by defeating Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives Shap Smith and Representative Kesha Ram in the Democratic primary. He defeated Republican State Senator Randy Brock in the 2016 general election. Zuckerman was reelected in 2018 and again in 2022 following a two-year hiatus from elected office during which he unsuccessfully ran for governor.Zuckerman was the first Progressive Party candidate to win statewide office in Vermont and the only third party candidate to win a statewide election in the 2022 United States elections. Other Progressive-endorsed candidates who have won statewide-office elections, including Doug Hoffer for Vermont state auditor, were primarily affiliated with the Vermont Democratic Party.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Vermont
Brookline High School
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Senator
Vermont State Senate
2012 - 2017
Representative
Vermont State House of Representatives
1997 - 2010
Co-Owner
Full Moon Farm
2011 - Current
Field Hand
Golden Russet Farm Incorporated
1996 - 1998
Field Hand
Riverberry Farm
1997
Campaign Volunteer Coordinator
Mayoral Race
1995
Field Hand
Peters Farm
1994 - 1995
Other Experience1 - 21 of 21
Inaugural Member
Young Elected Officials
Current
Member
New England Board of Higher Education
Current
Member
Chittenden County Farm Bureau
Current
Member
American Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Committee
2002 - 2004
Member
Progressive Party Board
2000 - Current
Member
Lake Champlain Citizen Advisory Committee
1999 - Current
Member
Vermont Workers Center
1999 - Current
Member
Burlington Electric Commission
1995 - 1998
Member
Rural Vermont
Member
Steering Committee, Burlington Progressive Party
Member
Appalachian Trail Conference
Member
Northeast Organic Farming Association
Member
Burlington Ward 1 Neighborhood Planning Assembly
Member
Amnesty International
Member
Leadership Committee, National Lieutenant Governors Association
Former Chair
Agriculture Committee, Vermont State House of Representatives
Former Member
Sexual Harassment Panel Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Natural Resources and Energy Committee, Vermont State House of Representatives
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Vermont State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Agriculture Committee, Vermont State Senate