Vermont - U.S. Senate

as of September 9

The Candidates

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Pat Leahy

  • Democrat (Incumbent)
  • Birthdate: March 31, 1940
  • Residence: Middlesex, VT

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Len Britton

  • Republican
  • Birthdate: July 8, 1955
  • Residence: Pomfret, VT

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Previous Results

    Vermont U.S. Senate (2004)

    Candidate Party Votes %
    Pat Leahy DEM 216,972 70.7%
    Jack McMullen REP 75,398 24.6%
    Cris Ericson ALL 6,486 2.1%
    Craig Hill GRE 3,999 1.3%
    Keith Stern IND 3,300 1.1%
    Ben Mitchell LIB 879 0.3%

    U.S. President: Vermont (2008)

    Candidate Party Votes %
    Barack Obama DEM 219,262 67.8%
    John McCain REP 98,974 30.6%
    Ralph Nader IND 3,339 1%
    Bob Barr LIB 1,067 0.3%
    Chuck Baldwin CON 500 0.2%
    Roger Calero SOC 150 0%
    Gloria La Riva SOC 149 0%
    Brian Moore LIB 141 0%

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Source: Associated Press

Recent Analysis

Sep 9, 2010

Vermont's Leahy In No Danger

Pat Leahy (D), first elected in 1974, is seeking a seventh term. The chairman of the Judiciary Committee is the only Democrat ever elected to the Senate from Vermont -- and yet he has served longer than anyone else in state history. He faces no threat from Republican challenger Len Britton, a lumber store owner. -Ken Rudin

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