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Vermont, nicknamed "The Green Mountain State," is bordered by New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York and Canada. It became the 14th state admitted to the Union in 1791. While Montpelier is Vermont’s capital, the city of Burlington is the largest city in Vermont.

Vermont has two members of the U.S. Senate, one member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 30 members of the State Senate and 150 members of the House of Representatives.

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2014 elections in Vermont

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Voting in Vermont

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External resources for the State of Vermont

Sample ballot
Past election results
Candidate database
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Note: The links above reflect information provided by the state elections authority website as of 9/10/2013. Depending on how many voter services are available, some links may be missing (**). If you would like to nominate a new link for inclusion in the table, send an email to

National politics in Vermont

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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Bernie Sanders
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IndependentU.S. Senate, Vermont 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Patrick Leahy
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Vermont 1975January 3, 2017November 2016Link

Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Peter Welch
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Democratic PartyVermont's At-Large Congressional District 2007January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

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The structure of the Vermont judicial system is laid out in the Vermont Constitution. The state court system is made up of the Vermont Supreme Court, the Vermont Judicial Bureau, the Vermont Probate Court and the Vermont Superior Courts The appellate courts are made up of the Vermont Supreme Court, the Vermont Superior Courts, the Environmental Division and the Judicial Bureau.

The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont and District of Vermont Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.



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The Green Mountain State
Capital:   Montpelier
Motto:   Freedom and Unity
Population:   630,337
Area of state:   9,614 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1791
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