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Campaign 2018: Why Ben Mitchell Is Seeking The Democratic Nomination For Vermont's U.S. House Seat

Ben Mitchell is running for the Democratic nomination for Vermont's sole U.S. House seat.
Deborahanne Mayer
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courtesy of Ben Mitchell
Ben Mitchell is running for the Democratic nomination for Vermont's sole U.S. House seat.

Incumbent U.S. Congressman Peter Welch has two challengers in the Democratic primary this election season. One of them is Ben Mitchell of Westminster West. He’s a longtime educator and self-identified democratic socialist. He’s made other runs for state and national office in the past as a Liberty Union candidate. 

Ben Mitchell joined Vermont Edition to discuss his platform and why he's running.

Broadcast on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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