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Vermont

The state of Vermont has two senators in the United States Senate and one representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Senators

Each state in the United States elects two senators, regardless of the state’s population. Senators serve six-year terms with staggered elections. Americans in the United States’s six territories do not have senators.

Vermont’s senators are:

Patrick Leahy
Senior Senator

Patrick Leahy

Democrat
Since Jan 14, 1975
Next Election in 2022
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Junior Senator

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Independent
Since Jan 4, 2007
Next Election in 2018

Representatives

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 of Representatives for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen. Americans in the United States’s six territories are represented in the House of Representatives by an additional six non-voting delegates.

Vermont’s one representative, called an “at-large” representative because they represent the entire state, is:

Peter Welch
At Large

Peter Welch

Democrat
Since Jan 4, 2007

Map of Congressional Districts