Christine Hallquist, a Democrat from Vermont running for governor, addressed the small private house party in Burlington, Vermont to discuss issues facing Vermont and answer questions while looking for support and campaign donations. Hallquist became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for a governorship by a major party after beating three candidates in Vermont’s primary. She and her campaign team worked throughout the northern part of the state on Monday, September 24, 2018.

JOHN TULLY For The New York Times

Democratic nominee Christine Hallquist

Christine Hallquist, a Vermont Democrat, is the first transgender person to be nominated for governor. She’s facing Republican incumbent Gov. Phil Scott whose popularity has tumbled recently.

Christine Hallquist, a Vermont Democrat, is the first transgender person to be nominated for governor. She’s facing Republican incumbent Gov. Phil Scott whose popularity has tumbled recently.

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