Candidate Details

Peter Welch

House - Incumbent

Rep. Peter Welch is a progressive Democrat running for his fifth term representing Vermont’s lone congressional district. Before his election to Congress in 2006, Rep. Welch served as a public defender and state senator. The Congressman serves on the Energy and Commerce and Oversight and Government Reform Committees and is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Rep. Welch has been a champion of pro-Israel, pro-peace initiatives on Capitol Hill and is a strong friend of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement.