Becca Balint comes to Bear Pond Books to sign copies of her recently released book of essays, The Girl in the Yellow Pantsuit. Meet the author, and candidate for Congress, in Montpelier!
Becca Balint is a current candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and President Pro Tempore of the Vermont Senate. After two decades of teaching history and civics to middle-schoolers and community college students, Becca won her debut race for state senate in 2014. She has been elected four times despite primary challenges in every race. In 2018, she was elected by the Senate Democratic caucus to serve as majority leader and in 2020 she was unanimously elected by the entire Senate to serve as President Pro Tempore. Becca is an avid outdoorswoman and motorcyclist. She lives in Brattleboro Vermont, with her wife, two wise-cracking kids, and an incorrigible labradoodle.
Author photo: Maria French Photography