|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Vermont's at-large district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2023
|Preceded by||Peter Welch|
|82nd President pro tempore of the Vermont Senate|
January 6, 2021 – January 3, 2023
|Preceded by||Tim Ashe|
|Succeeded by||Philip Baruth|
|Majority Leader of the Vermont Senate|
January 6, 2017 – January 6, 2021
|Preceded by||Philip Baruth|
|Succeeded by||Alison H. Clarkson|
|Member of the Vermont Senate|
from the Windham district
January 7, 2015 – January 3, 2023
Serving with Jeanette White
|Preceded by||Peter Galbraith|
|Born||May 4, 1968|
Heidelberg, West Germany
|Education||Smith College (BA) |
Harvard University (MEd)
University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
Rebecca A. Balint (born May 4, 1968) is an American educator, writer, and politician who is a member of the United States House of Representatives from Vermont's at-large congressional district since 2023. She was a member of the Vermont Senate as a member of the Democratic Party from 2015 to 2023. She was also the President pro tempore of the Vermont Senate from 2021 to 2023. She was the Majority Leader in the state senate from 2017 to 2021.
In December 2021, Balint announced her candidacy for the United States House of Representatives for Vermont's at-large congressional district in the 2022 election. She won the Democratic nomination in August 2022. She won the general election in November 2022.
References[change | change source]
- "Balint, jumping into race for Congress, pledges to 'show up' and bridge partisan divide". Brattleboro Reformer. December 13, 2021. Archived from the original on August 9, 2022.
- "Becca Balint wins Democratic nomination for Vermont's lone seat in the US House". VT Digger. Retrieved August 9, 2022.
- "Becca Balint, leader of the Vermont Senate, joins race for US House". Vermont Digger. December 13, 2021. Archived from the original on December 14, 2021.