|Vermont House Of Representatives, Orange-Caledonia 1|
|2009 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||5|
|Per diem||$107/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Conquest earned his B.A. in English from the University of Vermont. He went on to receive his MAT from Evergreen State College.
Conquest has worked as a Farmer and Carpenter.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Conquest served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Judicial Retention|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Conquest served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Conquest served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2009|
Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place August 26, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Incumbent Chip Conquest was unopposed in the Democratic primary.
Conquest won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Orange-Caledonia. Conquest was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Orange-Caledonia 1 General Election (2010)|
|Chip Conquest (D)||888|
|Robert Craig (R)||702|
Comprehensive donor information for Conquest is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Conquest raised a total of $8,199 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.
|Chip Conquest's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Orange-Caledonia||$2,728|
|2010||Vermont State House, District Orange-Caledonia-1||$5,471|
|Grand Total Raised||$8,199|
2012Conquest won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Conquest raised a total of $2,728.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Chip Conquest's campaign in 2012|
|Hausman, Rick & Emily||$200|
|Total Raised in 2012||$2,728|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Conquest was up for election, he collected $5,471 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Chip Conquest's campaign in 2010|
|Lea, Syd & Robin Barone||$500|
|Orange County Democratic Cmte||$500|
|Vermont Democratic House Campaign||$500|
|Hausman, Rick & Emily||$200|
|Lawrence, Kevin & Melanie||$150|
|Total Raised in 2010||$5,471|
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- National Federation of Independent Business in Vermont: 2013-2014 Legislative Voting Record
- Legislators are scored based on their votes on key small business issues.
- Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility: 2011-2012 Legislative Scorecard
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- Vermont Conservation Voters: 2011-2012 Environmental Scorecard
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- Vermont Public Interest Research Group: 2011-2012 Legislative Scorecard
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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. Here's how Conquest 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|
Conquest and his wife, Fay Homan, have two children.
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- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Chip Conquest Website
- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Listing," June 13, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "Election Results Search," accessed April 23, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Conquest, Chip," accessed September 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 Campaign contributors," accessed April 23, 2014
- Ethan Allen Institute, "Report Cards," accessed September 10, 2013