Becca Balint

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Becca Balint
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Candidate for
Vermont State Senate, Windham District
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Becca Balint is a 2014 Democratic candidate for Windham District of the Vermont State Senate.[1]

Biography

Balint's professional experience includes working as a social studies/history instructor, adjunct professor, and editorial columnist.[2]

Campaign themes

Balint's website has emphasized the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Attract and keep young workers here to replace the retiring workforce
  • Give young people the necessary training to fill area jobs
  • Build a diverse, dynamic post-VY economy
  • Adjust the school funding system to help combat rising property taxes
  • Ensure that single payer health care financing works well for small businesses
  • Celebrate and support the arts, agriculture and business. We need them all in order to have a healthy, vibrant economy
  • Build connections between educators, law enforcement, the medical community and social services to combat the growing heroin problem
  • Build stronger regional relationships and look for regional solutions to our economic and tax problems.[4]

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place August 26, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Windham has two state senators. Incumbent Jeanette White and Becca Balint defeated Joan Bowman and Roger Albee in the Democratic primary. Mary Hasson is running as an independent candidate. Aaron Diamondstone and Jerry Levy are running as Liberty Union candidates.[5][6][7][1]

Vermont State Senate, Windham District Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeanette White Incumbent 40.1% 2,260
Green check mark transparent.pngBecca Balint 29.9% 1,684
Roger Albee 22% 1,240
Joan Bowman 7.9% 446
Total Votes 5,630

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