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.

Senior Senator
Patrick Leahy
Took Office: Jan 14, 1975
Next Election: 2016
Party: Democrat
Junior Senator
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Next Election: 2018
Party: Independent


The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 1 in Vermont — 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.

At Large
Peter Welch
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Party: Democrat