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Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt.

Member of the House (5th term)



District: Vermont - At Large
Leadership: Chief Deputy Whip
Political Highlights: Vt. Senate, 1981-89; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1988; Democratic nominee for governor, 1990; Vt. Senate, 2002-06
Born: May 2, 1947; Springfield, Mass.
Residence: Norwich
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Margaret Cheney; eight children
Education: College of the Holy Cross, A.B. 1969; U. of California, Berkeley, J.D. 1973
Elected: 2006
Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade; Communications & Technology; Energy & Power; Oversight & Investigations); Oversight & Government Reform
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 101st ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 6,132 followers
State Clout: Vermont is 41st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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