2018 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont
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The 2018 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont will be held on November 6, 2018, to elect the U.S. Representative from the state of Vermont from Vermont's at-large congressional district. The election coincided with other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections. The primary elections were held on August 14.
Peter Welch, a Democrat won reelection to a seventh term, defeating Republican Anya Tynio.
- 1 Democratic primary
- 2 Republican primary
- 3 Progressive primary
- 4 Liberty Union/Socialist nomination
- 5 United States Marijuana nomination
- 6 America First nomination
- 7 General election
- 8 References
- 9 External links
- Daniel Freilich, candidate for U.S. Senate in 2010, Navy medical doctor, physician at the VA Medical Center
- Peter Welch, incumbent U.S. Representative
- Ben Mitchell, Liberty Union nominee for U.S. Senate in 2004, Governor of Vermont in 2010 and for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont in 2012 (Withdrew 8/9/2018, endorsed Freilich)
Debates & forums
- CCTV Channel 17 Forum - Democratic Primary for Representative to Congress 8/7/2018
- Vermont Public Radio - Campaign 2018: A Debate With The Democratic Candidates For U.S. House 8/9/2018
- H. Brooke Paige, former CEO of Remmington News Service
- Anya Tynio, sales representative for the Newport Daily Express
Debates & forums
|Republican||H. Brooke Paige||14,721||40.68%|
|Republican||Peter Welch (write-in)||923||2.57%|
H. Brooke Paige, who also won the Republican nominations for U.S. Senate, state Attorney General, state Secretary of State, state Treasurer and state Auditor, withdrew from all but the Secretary of State race on August 24 in order to allow the Vermont Republican Party to name replacement candidates. The Vermont Republican Party chose Anya Tynio, who came in 2nd place in the primary, to be the Republican nominee.
- Daniel Freilich, candidate for U.S. Senate in 2010, Navy medical doctor, physician at the VA Medical Center (also running in Democratic primary)
Debates & forums
|Progressive||Peter Welch (write-in)||237||36.9|
|Progressive||Daniel Freilich (write-in)||73||11.4|
Liberty Union/Socialist nomination
- Laura S. Potter
- Ben Mitchell, Liberty Union nominee for U.S. Senate in 2004, Governor of Vermont in 2010 and for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont in 2012 (also ran in Democratic primary before dropping out)
United States Marijuana nomination
- Cris Ericson, perennial candidate
America First nomination
- Paul Young (failed to appear on ballot)
|Gravis Marketing||October 30 – November 1, 2018||885||± 3.3%||66%||28%||–||6%|
|Braun Research||October 5–14, 2018||497||± 4.4%||55%||18%||7%||20%|
|Democratic||Peter Welch (incumbent)||188,547||69.20%||-13.31%|
|Liberty Union||Laura Potter||3,924||1.44%||-7.74%|
- "During House debate, Mitchell drops out and backs fellow challenger". VTDigger. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
- https://vtelectionresults.sec.state.vt.us/Index.html#/federal. Secretary of State of Vermont. Missing or empty
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- "GOP Candidate Anya Tynio running for U.S. House".
- Meyn, Colin (August 24, 2018). "Republicans on the clock after Paige withdraws from five statewide races". VTDigger.
- Young, Taylor. "Vt. GOP picks candidates for 5 open slots". WCAX-TV. Gray Digital Media. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
- "Cris Ericson U.S. Marijuana Party – Vermont".
- "Interview with The America First Party".
- Cris Ericson (I) and Laura Potter (LU) with 3%; none/write in/other with 1%
- "2018 General Election Winner Listing" (PDF). Vermont Secretary of State. November 14, 2018.
- Candidates at Vote Smart
- Candidates at Ballotpedia
- Campaign finance at FEC
- Campaign finance at Center for Responsive Politics
- Official campaign websites