Helen Head

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Helen Head
Vermont House Of Representatives, Chittenden 7-3
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 11
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Helen J. Head (b. May 12, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden 7-3. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.


Head earned her B.A. from the University of New Hampshire in 1975. She went on to receive her MPA from the University of Vermont in 1989.

Head has worked as a Planning and Developing Consultant and as an Administrator for Project Home.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
General, Housing and Military Affairs, Chair


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Incumbent Helen Head is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2][3][4]


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Head won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 7-3. Head was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Head ran for re-election to the Chittenden 3-10 District in 2010. She ran unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Head is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Head raised a total of $3,460 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[6]

Helen Head's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-7-3 Won $2,240
2010 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-7-3 Won $1,220
Grand Total Raised $3,460


Head won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Head raised a total of $2,240.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Helen Head's campaign in 2012
Childs, Katherine Walker$500
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 693$200
Mercurio, Dr Teresa$200
Total Raised in 2012$2,240
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, a year in which Head was up for re-election, she collected $1,220 in donations.[7]

Voting record


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.[8] Here's how Head 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


Head and her husband, Thomas, have two children.

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