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Phil ScottREPRepublican Governor
65
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23
Years of Experience
VTResidence (state)

Philip Brian Scott (born August 4, 1958) is an American politician, businessman, and stock car racer who has been the 82nd governor of Vermont since 2017. A member of the Republican Party, he was a representative for the Washington District in the Vermont Senate from 2001 to 2011 and the 81st lieutenant governor from 2011 to 2017. Scott was elected governor in the 2016 general election with 53% of the vote. He was reelected in 2018 with 55.2% of the vote; in 2020 with 68.5%; and in 2022 with 70.9% of the vote and a margin of 46%, the largest of any Vermont gubernatorial election since 1996, and the largest for a Republican since 1950.Regarded as one of the nation's most popular governors, Scott is considered a moderate and is the only Republican elected to a statewide office in Vermont as of 2024.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Vermont
1980
Spaulding High School
1976
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Governor
State of Vermont
2017 - Current
Lieutenant Governor
State of Vermont
2011 - 2017
Senator
Vermont State Senate
2001 - 2011
Co-Owner
DuBois Construction Incorporated
1984 - 2016
Late Model Driver
Barre's Thunder Road International Speedbowl
1992 - Current
Co-Owner
Shoney's Restaurant
Other Experience1 - 12 of 12
Founder
Wheels for Warmth
2005
President
Associated General Contractors
1997
President
Associated General Contractors
1998
Corporator
Northfield Savings Bank
Member
Sons of the American Legion
Member
Vermont Safe Kids
Member
Mutuo
Member
Barre Fish and Game
Presenter
Central Vermont Girls First/Boys First Mentoring Program
Speaker
March for Meals
Former Chair
Institutions Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Transportation Committee, Vermont State Senate