• Vermont August 10, 2022 7:58 am

    Balint Wins House Primary in Vt., Would Be First Woman State Sends to Washington

    The leader of Vermont’s state Senate, Becca Balint, won the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday for Vermont’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, meaning she could become the first woman and the first openly gay person to represent the state in Congress. In deep-blue Vermont, it’s likely the Democratic candidate will also clinch the general election in November....

  • Vermont May 29, 2022 11:08 am

    Vermont Likely to Elect Its 1st Woman to Congress This Year

    With a rare opening this fall in its congressional delegation, Vermont appears poised to lose its distinction as the only state that has never been represented by a woman in Washington. Three women, including Lt. Gov. Molly Gray and Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint, are among the Democrats competing in the Aug. 9 primary for the seat being vacated by the state’s...

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