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Amy Sheldon

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Amy Sheldon
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Vermont House of Representatives, District Addison-1
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2015 - present
Term ends
January 2, 2017
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Amy Sheldon is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Addison-1 District. She was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Addison-1 has two state representatives. Incumbent Betty Nuovo and Amy Sheldon defeated Donna Donahue in the Democratic primary. Calvin McEathron and Thomas Hughes are running as Independent candidates.[1][2][3][4] Nuovo, Sheldon, McEathron and Hughes all earned enough votes in their respective primaries to appear on the general election ballot. In addition to joining Nuovo as a Democratic candidate, Sheldon appeared on the ballot as a Vermont Progressive Party candidate. Nuovo and Sheldon defeated McEathron and Hughes in the general election.[5]

Vermont House of Representatives Addison-1 District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBetty A. Nuovo Incumbent 30.4% 1,163
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Sheldon 34.2% 1,310
     Progressive Calvin McEathron 27% 1,034
     Progressive Thomas Hughes 8.4% 321
Total Votes 3,828

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