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Phil BaruthDEMDemocrat State Senator, Chittenden District
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Philip E. Baruth (born February 10, 1962) is an American politician, novelist, biographer, professor, and former radio commentator from Vermont. A Democrat and member of the Vermont Progressive Party, he represents Chittenden County in the Vermont Senate. He served as Majority Leader from 2013 to 2017, when he endorsed his successor, Becca Balint. He now serves as the senate president pro tempore.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Brown University
BA English
University of California at Irvine
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
President Pro Tempore
Vermont State Senate
2023 - Current
Majority Leader
Vermont State Senate
2013 - 2017
Vermont State Senate
2010 - Current
English Department, University of Vermont
1993 - Current
Former Commentator
Vermont Public Radio
Other Experience1 - 7 of 7
Former Chair
Education Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Joint Legislative Information Technology Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Joint Rules Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, Vermont State Senate
Former Member
Sexual Harassment Panel, Vermont State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Rules Committee, Vermont State Senate