Emmett Dunbar (I) is running against Charles "Tim" Goodwin (I) for the seat that will be left vacant by State Representative Oliver Olsen (R - Bennington-Windham-Windsor-1) who is not seeking reelection.
In what has now become a two member district known as Bennington-4 current State Representatives Cynthia Browning (D) - who currently represents a district that includes Arlington, Sandgate, Sunderland and West Rupert - and Jeff Wilson (D - Manchester) are running unopposed. Patti Komline (R) - who represents the Bennington-Rutland district - is also running unopposed.
State Senators Robert Hartwell (D) and Richard Sears (D) - both of whom represent the Bennington district - are running unopposed as well.
The primary election is scheduled for Aug. 28.