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Lieutenant Governors of Vermont

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  • George Aiken, U.S. Senator, 64th Governor of Vermont (1892 - 1984)
    George David Aiken (August 20, 1892 – November 19, 1984) was an American farmer and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 64th Governor of Vermont (1937–1941) before serving in the U...
  • Barbara W. Snelling (1928 - 2015)
    Barbara Weil Snelling (born March 22, 1928) was elected the 76th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont in 1992 and served two terms (1993-1997), suffering a cerebral hemorrhage in 1996 while campaigning for...
  • Gov. Howard Dean
    Howard Brush Dean III (born November 17, 1948) is an American politician and physician from Vermont. He served six terms as the 79th Governor of Vermont and ran unsuccessfully for the 2004 Democratic...
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  • Madeleine May Kunin, Governor
    Madeleine May Kunin (born September 28, 1933) is an American diplomat and politician. She was the 77th Governor of Vermont from 1985 until 1991, as a member of the Democratic Party. She also served a...

The Lieutenant Governor of Vermont is elected for a two-year term and chosen separately from the Governor. The Vermont Lieutenant Governor's main responsibilities include acting as governor when the latter is out of state or incapacitated, presiding over the Vermont Senate, and casting tie-breaking votes in the Senate when required. As a member of the State Senate's Committee on Committees, the Lieutenant Governor of Vermont plays a role in determining committee assignments for individual Senators, as well as selecting committee chairmen, vice chairmen, and clerks.

List of lieutenant governors of Vermont