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Welch to seek sixth term in Congress, will not run for governor



Vt Digger - - 9:15 am Mon Jun 29th, 2015

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., threw the door wide open for the 2016 gubernatorial campaign Friday by announcing he will not be a candidate for the state's chief executive office.

Welch had frozen the field of potential Democratic, and Republican, hopefuls after Gov. Peter Shumlin set off a landslide of political speculation earlier this month by announcing that he wouldn't seek a fourth term.

Welch answered the question of whether he would seek the governorship Friday, deciding that he could best serve Vermont by continuing to work in Washington.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : http://vtdigger.org/2015/06/26/welch-to-seek-sixth...

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