Tag Archives: justice of the peace

Town Meeting Day 2019

By | March 19, 2019

You may recall that I’ve been working on my plans for brutal world domination in my spare time, and lately, those plans took another step forward! I got to exercise my status as member of the Richmond, Vermont “Board of Civil Authority” and help run Town Meeting! Next stop, THE WORLD! Okay, I guess I should back up… Read More »

Notary Public

By | March 15, 2019

My term as a Justice of the Peace began officially on February 1. (I’m one of twelve JPs for the town of Richmond, Vermont.) As I’ve detailed before, in Vermont the office of Justice of the Peace means: you serve on the town elections staff you can preside at weddings you serve on the board of abatement (if… Read More »

Woo-Hoo!

By | November 8, 2018

I finally got to see the vote totals for the Justice of the Peace race here in Richmond, VT (population, a bit over 4,000). Long story short: I won. Slightly longer version of the story: so did 11 out of the 12 other candidates on the ballot. “Woo-hoo!”, anyway. I was one of seven Democrats on the ballot… Read More »

Pickles and Wines, and That

By | September 26, 2018

For the first time in my entire life, I’m running for public office. Namely, for the not-terribly-impressive position of “Justice of the Peace” in my little 4,000-person town of Richmond, Vermont. “Justice of the Peace” (the Vermont version, anyway) isn’t exactly what you may recall from old Westerns. Richmond and other towns our size get to elect twelve.… Read More »