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Vermont legislature re-elects Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin

Two months after the midterm elections, Vermont has finally chosen a governor.

The state's legislature on Thursday voted 110 to 69 to re-elect Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) to a third term. State law stipulates that if no gubernatorial candidate receives a majority of the popular vote, the legislature gets the final say. Shumlin captured 46 percent of the vote on election day, while Republican challenger Scott Milne finished with 45 percent.