Candidate Resources

Information for Candidates

Let’s Grow Kids Action Network is a non-partisan organization that endorses and supports policymakers who are committed to achieving significantly increased state investment in child care to ensure that all Vermont families have access to high-quality, affordable child care. Let's Grow Kids Action Network strives to create an endorsement process that is transparent and inclusive, and to provide candidates with an opportunity to share their views on public investment in child care. 

Candidates will be assessed according to the following criteria:

  1. Response to candidate questionnaire (responses due August 14)
  2. Results of candidate interview, as needed
  3. Legislative track record (for incumbents)
  4. Level of child care inclusion in campaign platform/on campaign trail.

Please note that other factors may be taken into consideration at the discretion of Let's Grow Kids Action Network staff or board to inform endorsement decisions. Endorsements will be announced in late August/early September.

All candidates are encouraged to refer to our candidate child care brief and other materials linked below to gain a deeper understanding of Vermont’s Child Care Campaign. If you have any questions about the endorsement process, please contact

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