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Amanda Arnold

Nov. 9, 2020

Democrat Peter Welch overwhelmingly defeated Miriam Berry in the 2020 election, where he once again secured his blue seat in the U.S House of Representatives representing Vermont’s at-large congressional district.


Welch has held the position since 2007 and has built a large following due to his focus on the state’s needs. 


He has been a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and received 238,778 votes compared to Berry’s 95,810. 


Though he is entering his eighth term in the House, Welch believes that Vermont is a pivotal state of working class people who are more concerned about their needs than loyalty to a specific political party. 


On Election Day, Republican Phil Scott was re-elected for governor, but about 66% of the state voted for President-elect Joe Biden.

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