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Becca Balint seeking Vermont’s lone US House seat

BREAKING NEWS. THIS IS NBC 5.”> JUST INTO OUR NEWSROOM. VERMONT STATE SENATOR BECCA BALINT … HAS ANNOUNCED SHE WILL RUN FOR THE U-S HOUSE. BALINT IS THE áSECONDá DEMOCRAT… TO ANNOUNCE HER RUN FOR THE HOUSE SEAT. CURRENT CONGRESSMAN PETER WELCH… WILL VACATE THAT SEAT NEXT YEAR… WHEN HE SEEKS U-S SENATOR PA TRICK LEAHY’S SOON-TO-BE VACATED SEAT. BALINT JOINS VERMONT LI

Becca Balint seeking Vermont’s lone US House seat

Another candidate is entering the race for Vermont’s lone U.S. House seat. Vermont Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint, of Brattleboro, is seeking the seat currently held by Congressman Peter Welch. Welch will vacate that seat next year when he runs to fill U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy’s soon-to-be-vacated seat.“I’m running because I believe that, even with the challenges of today, we cannot back away from fighting for each other,” Balint said in a statement. “We have to deliver on some big promises for Vermont working families and that is going to take courage and kindness.”Balint joins Vermont Lt. Gov. Molly Gray in the house race. A Republican candidate has not yet entered the race.The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Another candidate is entering the race for Vermont’s lone U.S. House seat.

Vermont Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint, of Brattleboro, is seeking the seat currently held by Congressman Peter Welch. Welch will vacate that seat next year when he runs to fill U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy’s soon-to-be-vacated seat.

“I’m running because I believe that, even with the challenges of today, we cannot back away from fighting for each other,” Balint said in a statement. “We have to deliver on some big promises for Vermont working families and that is going to take courage and kindness.”

Balint joins Vermont Lt. Gov. Molly Gray in the house race. A Republican candidate has not yet entered the race.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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