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Michele Ferland Kupersmith

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Michele Ferland Kupersmith
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Vermont House Of Representatives, Chittenden 3-7
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 3-7
2005-2009
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michele Ferland Kupersmith is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden 7-1. She was first elected to the chamber in 2004, and then elected to serve again in 2010.

Biography

Kupersmith earned a B.A. from the University of Vermont and a J.D. from the University of Vermont Law School. She is an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Economic Development

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kupersmith won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 7-1. Kupersmith was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Michele Ferland Kupersmith ran for the Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 3-7 in 2010. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 24, 2010 and ran unopposed in the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kupersmith is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Kupersmith raised a total of $4,107 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[4]

Michele Ferland Kupersmith's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-7-1 Won $2,157
2010 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-7-1 Won $1,950
Grand Total Raised $4,107

2012

Kupersmith won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kupersmith raised a total of $1,870.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Kupersmith was up for re-election, she collected $1,950 in donations.[5]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:


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 Kupersmith 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
N N N Y Y N N Y N

Personal

Kupersmith and her husband, Michael, have two children.

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