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Leigh Larocque

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Leigh Larocque
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Vermont House Of Representatives, Caledonia 1
Incumbent
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionConcrete and Soils Technician
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Leigh B. Larocque (b. March 6, 1934) is a Republican member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Caledonia-1. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992, serving until 1996 and elected again in 1998.

Biography

Larocque received his Certificate from Saint Johnsbury Trade School in 1952.

Larocque has worked on the Saint Lawrence Seaway and Niagara Power Project. He has also worked on the Moore Dam in Waterford as a Project Inspector. He was a Concrete and Soils Technician for Ebasco Services in 1995 and for Uhl, Hall and Rich from 1956 to 1961. Larocque was the owner and operator of a dairy farm from 1962 to 1986. He then worked for Charles Fenoff Redi-Mix from 1987 to 1995 as a Concrete Mix Plant Operator. He has been a Concrete and Soils Technician for a construction materials testing company since 1995.

Larocque was Chair of the Barnet Selectboard from 1988 to 2002.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Corrections and Institutions

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Larocque won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Caledonia 1. Larocque was unopposed in the August 28 Republican primary and defeated Claudette Sortino (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Vermont House of Representatives, Caledonia 1 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLeigh Larocque Incumbent 52.5% 1,143
     Democratic Claudette Sortino 47.5% 1,035
Total Votes 2,178

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Larocque ran for re-election to the Caledonia 1 District in 2010. He defeated Gary Allard (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Caledonia 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Leigh Larocque (R) 923
Gary Allard (D) 798

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Larocque is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Larocque raised a total of $3,425 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[4]

Leigh Larocque's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Caledonia-1 Won $2,020
2010 Vermont State House, District Caledonia-1 Won $1,405
Grand Total Raised $3,425

2012

Larocque won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Larocque raised a total of $2,020.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Larocque was up for re-election, he collected $1,405 in donations.[5]

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.[6] Here's how Larocque 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 Y Y N N Y Y Y Y

Personal

Larocque and his wife, Beverly, have eight children.

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