2008 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont
The 2008 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont was held on November 4, 2008 and determined who represents the state of Vermont in the United States House of Representatives. Democratic Congressman Peter Welch decided to run for a second term in Congress, and, in an aberration for a freshman member of Congress, encountered no major-party opposition. Welch defeated a series of independent candidates with ease and represented Vermont in the 111th Congress.
|United States House of Representatives election in Vermont, At-large district, 2008|
Democratic primary results
||Peter Welch (inc.)
Elections in Vermont
- ^ http://vermont-elections.org/elections1/2008DemPriReptoCongress.pdf
- ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2008/2008Stat.htm#stateVT
Elections in Vermont are authorized under Chapter II of the Vermont State Constitution, articles 43–49, which establishes elections for the state level officers, cabinet, and legislature. Articles 50–53 establish the election of county-level officers.
Elections are regulated under state statute, Title 17. The office of the Vermont Secretary of State has an Elections Division that oversees the execution of elections under state law. List of elections in 2008
The following elections occurred in the year 2008.
Electoral calendar 2008
United Nations Security Council election, 2008
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