“Vermont is the only state to have not yet elected a woman to serve in Congress, a fact the nonpartisan Vermont Commission on Women has lamented.” - Jack Thurston, NECN

"Vermont should never be last in something like this again," Lisa Senecal insisted in August 2020. Senecal co-chairs the (VT) commission (on Women), which works to advance opportunities for women and girls. "Women's voices are important," Senecal said in that interview. "We are representing more than 50% of the population in our state, that does not have female representation at the federal level, and that really has to change.

Watch the full story at VT Rep. Peter Welch Running for US Senate (NECN, 11/22/21)