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Jean O'Sullivan

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Jean O'Sullivan
Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden-6-2
In office
Term ends
January 2, 2017
Years in position 3
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJanuary 2012
Appointed byGovernor Peter Shumlin
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Campaign website
Jean D. O'Sullivan is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden 6-2. She was first appointed to the chamber in January 2012 by Governor Peter Shumlin.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, O'Sullivan served on the following committees:

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
General, Housing and Military Affairs


O'Sullivan was appointed to the following committee for the 2011-2012 session:



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 Jean O'Sullivan was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Scot Shumski was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2][3][4] O'Sullivan defeated Shumski in the general election.[5]

Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden-6-2 District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJean O'Sullivan Incumbent 71.4% 977
     Republican Scot Shumski 28.6% 392
Total Votes 1,369


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for O'Sullivan is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, O'Sullivan raised a total of $1,133 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[7]

Jean O'Sullivan's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-6-2 Won $1,133
Grand Total Raised $1,133


O'Sullivan won election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, O'Sullivan raised a total of $1,133.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jean O'Sullivan's campaign in 2012
Osullivan, Jean$833
Total Raised in 2012$1,133
Source:Follow the Money


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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 O'Sullivan 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
Y Absent Absent Y N

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