United States House of Representatives elections in Vermont, 2014
November 4, 2014
August 26, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D
The incumbent heading into the election is Peter Welch (D), who was first elected in 2006.
Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the one congressional seat from Vermont.
|Members of the U.S. House from Vermont -- Partisan Breakdown|
|Party||As of November 2014||After the 2014 Election|
Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.General election candidates
- Peter Welch - Incumbent
- Mark Donka
- Cris Ericson
- Matthew Andrews - Liberty Union Party
- Randall Meyer
- Jerry Trudell - Energy Independence Party
August 26, 2014, Republican primary results
On November 6, 2012, Peter Welch (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mark Donka (R), James Desrochers (I), Andre LaFramboise (VoteKISS), and Jane Newton (Liberty Union Party) in the general election.
|U.S. House, Vermont At-Large District General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Peter Welch Incumbent||72%||208,600|
|Source: Vermont Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
On November 2, 2010, Peter Welch won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Paul D. Beaudry (R), Gus Jaccaci (I), Jane Newton (Socialist), and a write-in.
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- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 20, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- LiveJournal.com, "2014 Vote Cris Ericson," accessed April 29, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election Candidate Listing- As of June 11, 4:00 pm," accessed June 12, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election Candidate Listing- As of June 13, 4:00 pm," accessed August 20, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 General Election Candidate List," accessed October 6, 2014
- Mark Donka for VT, "Home," accessed April 29, 2014 (dead link)
- Associated Press, "Vermont - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 28, 2014
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"