Marjorie Ryerson

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Marjorie Ryerson
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Vermont House of Representatives, Orange-Washington-Addison District
Incumbent
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
AppointedNovember 8, 2013
Term limitsN/A
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Marjorie Q. Ryerson is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing the Orange-Washington-Addison District. She was appointed November 8, 2013, to fill the seat left vacant by Larry Townsend.[1]

Biography

Ryerson is a poet, writer, and editor. She has written for Vermont Life, the Barre Montpelier Times-Argus, and the Burlington Free Press.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

After her appointment, Ryerson was assigned to serve on the following committees:

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources and Energy

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. Incumbents Patsy French and Marjorie Ryerson were unopposed in the Democratic primary.[2] French and Ryerson defeated Republican Charles Russell in the general election.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives Orange-Washington-Addison District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatsy French Incumbent 37% 1,567
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarjorie Ryerson Incumbent 34.4% 1,459
     Republican Charles Russell 28.6% 1,212
Total Votes 4,238

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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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Personal

Ryerson is from Randolph Village, Vermont.[4]

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