Norman McAllister

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Norman McAllister
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Vermont State Senate Franklin District
Incumbent
In office
January 9, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 2, 2017
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Vermont House Of Representatives, Franklin 6
2003-2013
Personal
ProfessionDairy Farmer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Norman H. McAllister (b. September 3, 1951) is a Republican member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Franklin District. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

He previously served in the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Franklin-6 from 2003 to 2013.

Biography

McAllister earned his AS in Agriculture Management from Vermont Technical College in 1971.

McAllister is a dairy farmer.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, McAllister served on the following committees:

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2015
Agriculture
Institutions

2013-2014

In the 2013-2014 legislative session, McAllister served on the following committees:

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont State Senate 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. Franklin has two state senators. William Alan Roberts and Sara Branon Kittell were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Norman McAllister and Dustin Degree were unopposed in the Republican primary. Michael Malone ran as an Independent candidate.[1][2][3][4] Degree and McAllister defeated Roberts, Kittell and Malone in the general election.[5]

Vermont State Senate Franklin District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDustin Allard Degree 29.7% 6,862
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNorman McAllister Incumbent 28.3% 6,554
     Democratic Sara Branon Kittell 21.5% 4,972
     Independent William Alan Roberts 17% 3,925
Total Votes 23,136

2012

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012

McAllister won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont State Senate Franklin District. He advanced past the August 28 Republican primary and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

Vermont State Senate, Franklin District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNorman McAllister 42.8% 1,244
Green check mark transparent.pngDustin Degree 42.5% 1,236
Joe Sinagra 14.6% 425
Total Votes 2,905

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

McAllister ran for re-election to the Franklin 6 District in 2010. He and Albert Pearce (R) both won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Vermont House of Representatives, Franklin 6 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Norman McAllister (R) 2,019
Green check mark transparent.png Albert Pearce (R) 1,745

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for McAllister is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, McAllister raised a total of $15,195 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[7]

Norman McAllister's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State Senate, District Franklin Won $15,195
2010 Vermont State Senate, District Franklin Won $0
Grand Total Raised $15,195

2012

McAllister won re-election to the Vermont State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, McAllister raised a total of $15,195.
Vermont State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Norman McAllister's campaign in 2012
Errecart, Joyce H$2,000
Green Mountain Republican State Cmte$1,250
Franklin County Republicans$1,000
Friends Of Franklin Co Republicans$1,000
Bourdeau Brothers Of Middlebury$550
Total Raised in 2012$15,195
Source: Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which McAllister was up for re-election, he did not collect any money in donations.[8]

Scorecards

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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.

  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on key small business issues.

2011-2012

In 2011, the Vermont General Assembly was in session from January 5 through mid May. In 2012, the Vermont General Assembly was in session from January 3 to May 5.

  • Legislators are scored based on whether or not their votes aligned with VBSR’s stance on each policy.
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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.[9] Here's how McAllister 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 Absent Y

Personal

McAllister and his wife, Lena Mae, have three children.

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