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US Representative Peter Welch

30 Main Street, Third Floor, Suite 350
Burlington, VT 05401
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OVERVIEW

Peter Welch became only the second Democrat ever elected to represent Windsor County in the Vermont State Senate in 1980, and in 1985 he was elected by his colleagues to serve as President Pro Tem of the Vermont Senate, becoming the first Democrat in Vermont history to hold this leadership position. Welch returned to the Senate in 2002 and his colleagues again elected him President Pro Tem in 2003, a position he held until 2006.

Peter Welch lives in Hartland and Norwich, VT. He was elected to his first term as Vermont's lone U.S. Representative in 2006 and was reelected in 2008 and 2010. As a Chief Deputy Whip, Welch is a member of the House leadership and serves on the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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