Vermont is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and one representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state. Vermont’s senators are:

Senior Senator

Patrick Leahy

Took Office: Jan 14, 1975
Next Election: 2016
Junior Senator

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Next Election: 2018

The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

Vermont’s representative is:

At Large

Peter Welch

Took Office: Jan 4, 2007