- Associated Press - Sunday, June 28, 2015

Fourteen Vermont senators said yes and nine were undecided when asked if they would vote to expel a colleague facing criminal sex charges if he does not resign before lawmakers return for the second half of the legislative term in January.

Those indicating they would vote yes: Sen. Rebecca Balint, D-Windham; Sen. Phil Baruth, D-Chittenden; Sen. Joe Benning, R-Caledonia; Sen. John Campbell, D-Windsor; Sen. Brian Collamore, R-Rutland; Sen. Dustin Degree, R-Franklin; Sen. William Doyle, R-Washington; Sen. Virginia Lyons, D-Chittenden; Sen. Richard Mazza, D-Chittenden-Grand Isle; Sen. Kevin Mullin, R-Rutland; Sen. Anthony Pollina, P-D, Washington; Sen. Richard Sears, D-Bennington; Sen. Michael Sirotkin, D-Chittenden; and Sen. David Zuckerman, D-Chittenden.

Those saying they would vote no: Sen. Tim Ashe, D-P, Chittenden; Sen. Claire Ayer, D-Addison; Sen. Ann Cummings, D-Washington; Sen. Margaret Flory, R-Rutland; Sen. Robert Starr, D-Essex-Orleans.

Those saying they were undecided: Sen. Christopher Bray, D-Addison; Sen. Brian Campion, D-Bennington; Sen. Jane Kitchel, D-Caledonia; Sen. Mark MacDonald, D-Orange; Sen. Richard McCormack, D-Windsor; Sen. Alice Nitka, D-Windsor; Sen. Barbara Snelling, R-Chittenden; Sen. Richard Westman, R-Lamoille; and Sen. Jeanette White, D-Windham.

Sen. John Rodgers, D-Essex-Orleans, could not be reached.



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