|Vermont House Of Representatives, Windsor-Orange 1|
|2011 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$162/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Buxton graduated from the University of Vermont in 2000 and attended Vermont Law School.
Buxton is a Development Officer for the Center for Legal Services at Vermont Law School. She has worked in politics for over a decade, first in the Office of Governor Howard Dean and later as his National Director for Scheduling and Advance with Dean for America. Buxton has also worked for Democracy for America, the Children's Defense Fund, Hackett for Ohio, and most recently the U.S. House of Representatives.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Buxton served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Buxton served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
Buxton won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Windsor-Orange 1. Buxton was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and defeated David Ainsworth (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Windsor-Orange 1 District, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Sarah Buxton Incumbent||54.8%||1,113|
Sarah Buxton ran for the Vermont House of Representatives Windsor-Orange 1 district in 2010. She defeated Walter Hastings in the Democratic primary on August 24, 2010. She was opposed by David Ainsworth (R) in the November 2, 2010 general election. According to unofficial results Buxton won, but as of November 15 a recount is pending.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Windsor-Orange 1 General Election (2010)|
|Sarah Buxton (D)||882|
|David Ainsworth (R)||881|
Comprehensive donor information for Buxton is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Buxton raised a total of $35,243 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.
|Sarah Buxton's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Windsor-Orange-1||$15,036|
|2010||Vermont State House, District Windsor-Orange-1||$20,207|
|Grand Total Raised||$35,243|
2012Buxton won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Buxton raised a total of $15,036.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sarah Buxton's campaign in 2012|
|Buxton Jr, Richard O||$1,000|
|Democracy For America||$500|
|Growland, Paul J||$400|
|Total Raised in 2012||$15,036|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, when Buxton first won election to the House, she collected $20,207 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Elect Louise Barreda||$2,124|
|Geoffrey B. Shields||$1,000|
|Kaptur for Congress||$1,000|
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. Here's how Buxton 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|
Buxton grew up in rural Orwell, VT. She is not married.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Sarah + Buxton + Vermont + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- John Gregg: Post-Dean Decade - Valley News
- Post-Dean Decade - Valley News
- Vt. Law Targets Wage Gap - Valley News
- New Vermont law allows flex-time requests - vt.Buzz (blog)
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Buxton on LinkedIn
- Biographies of Vermont State Representatives and Senators
- Vermont State House Directory
- Vermont Secretary of State - Official Primary Results
- Vermont Secretary of State - Official primary candidate list
- Vermont Elections Division - 2010 Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "Buxton, Sarah E," accessed September 24, 2013
- Follow the Money, Candidate summary, Retrieved July 4, 2011
- Ethan Allen Institute "Report Cards," accessed September 10, 2013