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Elected and Appointed Officials In Vermont

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Vermont Current Partisan Composition

State Representatives(150)
State Senators(30)
US Representatives(1)
US Senators(2)
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Elected Officials
Governor Phil  Scott
David Zuckerman
TJ Donovan
Hon. Jim Condos
Vermont U.S. Senators
US Senators(2)
Party affiliation:Democrat
Senator Patrick J.,Leahy

Patrick J.,Leahy
Year of Birth: 1940

A Senator from Vermont; born in Montpelier, Washington County, Vt.,March 31, 1940; graduated, St. Michael’s College, Winooski, Vt., 1961; receivedJ.D. degree from Georgetown University 1964; admitted to the Vermont bar in1964 and commenced practice in Burlington; State’s attorney, Chittenden County,Vt., 1966-1974; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1974;reelected in 1980, 1986, 1992,1998, 2004, 2010, and again in 2016 for the termending January 3, 2023; president pro tempore (December 17, 2012-January 3,2015); chair, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry (One Hundredththrough One Hundred Third Congresses), Committee on the Judiciary (One HundredSeventh Congress [January 3-20, 2001; June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003], OneHundred Tenth to One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses).

Phone: Washington D.C. Office:(202) 224-4242

Party affiliation:Independent
Senator Bernard,Sanders

Year of Birth: 1941

A Senator and a Representative from Vermont; born in Brooklyn, KingsCounty, N.Y., September 8, 1941; graduated from Madison High School, Brooklyn,N.Y.; B.S., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 1964; faculty, HarvardUniversity, Cambridge, Mass., 1989; faculty, Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.,1990; carpenter; journalist; unsuccessful independent candidate for election tothe United States Senate in 1972 and 1974; unsuccessful independent candidatefor election for governor of Vermont in 1972, 1976 and 1986; mayor ofBurlington, Vt., 1981-1989; unsuccessful independent candidate to the OneHundred First Congress in 1988; elected as an independent to the One HundredSecond and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3,2007); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives butwas elected as an Independent to the United States Senate in 2006 for the termcommencing January 3, 2007; reelected in 2012 for the term ending January 3,2019; chair, Committee on Veterans Affairs (One Hundred Thirteenth Congress);was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in2016.

Phone: Washington D.C.:(202) 224-5141

Vermont U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : At Large ,
US House(1)
Congressional District : At LargeDemocratic
Representative Representative Welch, Peter

Representative Welch, Peter
Year of Birth: 1947

A Representative from Vermont; born in Springfield, Hampden County,Mass., May 2, 1947; graduated from Cathedral High School, Springfield, Mass.;A.B., College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.; 1969; J.D., University ofCalifornia, Berkeley, Calif., 1973; lawyer, private practice; member of theVermont state senate, 1981-1989, 2002-2007, minority leader, 1983-1985,president pro tempore, 1985-1989, 2003-2007; unsuccessful candidate fornomination to the One Hundred First Congress in 1988; elected as a Democrat tothe One Hundred Tenth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3,2007-present).


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