Patti Lewis

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Patti Lewis
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Vermont House Of Representatives, Washington 1
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Patti J. Lewis is a Republican member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Washington-1. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Lewis worked as the Comptroller of Berg, Carmolli & Kent, Inc. for 18 years. Before that, she worked for Abare, Nicholls, Donaghy & Belcher, PC. In 2004, she was elected Treasurer and Tax Collector for the Town of Berlin. She is currently a member of the Central Vermont Regional Public Safety Committee.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place August 26, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Washington-1 has two state representatives. Marvin Malek and Jeremy Hansen were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbents Anne Donahue and Patti Lewis were unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

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

Vermont House of Representatives, Washington 1 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnne Donahue Incumbent 40.4% 2,129
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatti Lewis Incumbent 32.5% 1,713
     Democratic Colin Bright 27.2% 1,433
Total Votes 5,275


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Patti Lewis ran for the Vermont House of Representatives Washington 3-3 in 2010. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 24, 2010. He defeated Marvin Malek (P) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[2]

Vermont House of Representatives, Washington 3-3 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Patti Lewis (R) 680
Marvin Malek (Vermont Progressive Party) 605

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lewis is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Lewis raised a total of $13,752 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[3]

Patti Lewis's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Washington-1 Won $7,158
2010 Vermont State House, District Washington-3-3 Won $6,594
Grand Total Raised $13,752


Lewis won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lewis raised a total of $7,158.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Patti Lewis's campaign in 2012
Washington County Republican Cmte$2,700
Chouinard, Barry T$500
Jet Service Envelopes Co$358
Fecteau Residential$250
Vermont Association Of Realtors$200
Total Raised in 2012$7,158
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, when Lewis first won election to the House, she collected $6,594 in donations.[4]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Jet Service Envelope Company $1,204
Washington County Republican Committee $975
Patricia McDonald $500
Washington County Republicans $500
Town of Barre Republican Committee $500


See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Vermont

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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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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.

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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.[5] Here's how Lewis 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


Lewis has volunteered for the past 11 years with Camp TaKumTa, a camp for children with cancer. She and her husband, Albie, have three children.

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