The Latest: Scott: We’ll do our best to work with Trump

November 9, 2016 GMT
Vermont Republican Phil Scott, left, who won the Vermont governor's race and is greeted by a room full of supporters, including former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in South Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Andy Duback)
Vermont Republican Phil Scott, left, who won the Vermont governor's race and is greeted by a room full of supporters, including former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in South Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Andy Duback)
Vermont Republican Phil Scott, left, who won the Vermont governor's race and is greeted by a room full of supporters, including former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in South Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Andy Duback)
Vermont Republican Phil Scott, left, who won the Vermont governor's race and is greeted by a room full of supporters, including former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in South Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Andy Duback)
Vermont Republican Phil Scott, left, who won the Vermont governor's race and is greeted by a room full of supporters, including former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in South Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Andy Duback)

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on the Vermont election (all times local):

3 p.m.

Vermont’s Republican governor-elect, Phil Scott, is not a big fan of President-elect Donald Trump. But Scott says he’s hopeful he’ll be able to work with a changed landscape in Washington.

He told a news conference on Wednesday he’s not worried there will be any residual ill-will over his criticism of his fellow Republican during the campaign. Scott sharply criticized the billionaire businessman and reiterated Wednesday that he did not vote for Trump.

Scott also said at least three senior members of the administration of Republican Gov. Jim Douglas, who served from 2003 to 2010, will be helping with his transition team. They include former Chief of Staff Tim Hayward, former Administration Secretary Neale Lunderville and former press secretary Jason Gibbs.

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1:40 p.m.

The Vermont Senate’s longest-serving member has been defeated in his bid for a 25th term.

Washington County Republican Sen. William “Bill” Doyle came in fourth in a race for three seats representing the district that includes Barre, Montpelier and surrounding communities.

The top finishers included two incumbents: Democratic Sen. Ann Cummings and Progressive-Democratic Sen. Anthony Pollina. Third place was taken by Francis Brooks, a former House member from Montpelier and Statehouse sergeant-at-arms.

Doyle first won election in 1968, at the age of 42. He’s been elected to 24,two-year terms since then and is now 90. Doyle has made a name for himself as a moderate Republican and for his annual Doyle Poll, a survey in which he asks people attending town meetings around the state to answer a questionnaire on the hottest issues in Vermont.

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1:30 p.m.

Vermont Gov.-elect Phil Scott is planning a news conference to outline plans for his transition into the chief executive’s office.

The event set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Statehouse follows the Republican’s victory in Tuesday’s election over Democrat Sue Minter and Liberty Union candidate Bill Lee.

Final but still unofficial results from the secretary of state’s office show Scott taking 52.18 percent of the vote over 43.60 percent for Minter and 2.81 percent for Lee.

Scott will take office in January, taking the helm of state government from Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin, who opted not to seek a fourth-two-year term.

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9:30 a.m.

Progressive-Democrat state Sen. David Zuckerman is going to be Vermont’s next lieutenant governor.

Zuckerman defeated former auditor and state Sen. Randy Brock for Vermont’s second highest office.

In other statewide races, Democrat T.J. Donovan defeated Republican Deborah Bucknam for attorney general.

Democrats Jim Condos was re-elected secretary of state, Beth Pearce was re-elected treasurer and Doug Hoffer, who is also a Progressive, was re-elected auditor of accounts.

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1:55 a.m.

Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Scott has defeated Democrat Sue Minter in the gubernatorial race.

Vermont also supported Democrats Hillary Clinton for president, Patrick Leahy for U.S. Senate and Peter Welch for U.S. House.

Vermont kept its liberal reputation to the extent that it was the first to report its support for Clinton. And it elected Progressive-Democratic state Sen. David Zuckerman for lieutenant governor over Republican Randy Brock.

It also elected Democrats in every other statewide race: attorney general, treasurer, auditor and secretary of state.

The lone Republican in statewide office will serve in state government’s top job. Scott has promised to focus on improving Vermont’s economy and making the state a more affordable place to live.