United States House of Representatives election in Vermont, 2010

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The 2010 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont was held on November 2, 2010 and determined who would represent the state of Vermont in the United States House of Representatives. Democratic Congressman Peter Welch decided to run for a third term in Congress, facing Republican Paul D. Beaudry and two independent candidates. Welch won over his three opponents by a healthy margin, which allowed him to represent Vermont in the 112th Congress.

Democratic Primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results1
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter Welch (inc.) 65,920 98.63%
Democratic Write-ins 913 1.37%
Totals 66,833 100.00%

Republican Primary

Candidates

  • Paul D. Beaudry, radio talk show host
  • John M. Mitchell, businessman
  • Keith Stern, small businessman and 2006 independent Congressional candidate

Results

Republican primary results2
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul D. Beaudry 10,797 43.83%
Republican John M. Mitchell 9,631 39.10%
Republican Keith Stern 3,545 14.39%
Republican Write-ins 659 2.68%
Totals 24,632 100.00%

General election

Results

Vermont's At-large congressional district election, 20103
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter Welch (inc.) 154,006 64.57%
Republican Paul D. Beaudry 76,403 32.03%
Independent Gus Jaccaci 4,704 1.97%
Socialist Jane Newton 3,222 1.35%
Write-ins 186 0.08%
Totals 238,521 100.00%
Democratic hold

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