Ann Pugh

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Ann Pugh
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Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 7-2
Incumbent
In office
1993 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1992
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Personal website
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Ann D. Pugh (b. May 21, 1952) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden 7-2. She was first elected to the chamber in 1992.

Biography

Pugh earned her B.S. in Psychology from Union College in 1974. She went on to receive her MSW from Washington University in 1975. She then received her CAS in Administration and Planning from the University of Vermont in 1990.

Pugh has worked as a Justice of the Peace and as a Social Work Professor at the University of Vermont.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Pugh served on the following committees:

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Human Services, Chair
Health Care Oversight, Vice-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Pugh served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Pugh served on these committees:

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. Incumbent Ann Pugh was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2][3][4] Pugh was unopposed in the general election.[5]

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pugh won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 7-2. Pugh was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Pugh ran for re-election to the Chittenden 3-8 District in 2010. She defeated Lorene Butler (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 3-8 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ann Pugh (D) 1,327
Lorene Butler (R) 1,187

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pugh is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Pugh raised a total of $6,666 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[7]

Ann Pugh's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-7-2 Won $1,280
2010 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-7-2 Won $5,386
Grand Total Raised $6,666

2012

Pugh won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Pugh raised a total of $1,280.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ann Pugh's campaign in 2012
Pugh, Betsy$200
Patient Choices Of Vermont$200
Total Raised in 2012$1,280
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Pugh was up for re-election, she collected $5,386 in donations.[8]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ann Pugh's campaign in 2010
Pugh, Elizabeth$500
Swain, Rosamond$400
Patient Choices Vermont Victory Fund$350
National Association Of Social Workers Vermont Chapter$300
Canning, John$250
Total Raised in 2010 $5,386

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2013-2014

In 2013, the Vermont General Assembly was in session from January 9 to May 14. In 2014, the Vermont General Assembly was in session from January 7 to May 10.

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2011-2012

In 2011, the Vermont General Assembly was in session from January 5 through mid May. In 2012, the Vermont General Assembly was in session from January 3 to May 5.

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Voting record

2011-2012

The Ethan Allen Institute, a Vermont-based free-market public policy research and education organization, released its biennial publication, the Vermont Voters' Report Card, for the years 2011-2012. The report showed how Vermont legislators in the state House and state Senate voted on key issues important to the Institute.[9] Here's how Pugh voted on the selected bills:

Vermont Voters Scorecard, 2011-2012
Health Provider Tax Green Mountain Care Education Taxation Green Mountain Care Property Rate Tax Health Exchange Green Mountain Care Renewable Portfolio CVPS Rebate
N N Absent Y Y Absent Absent Y N

Personal

Pugh has a husband, Richard Hayes, and one step-child.

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