Sheila Vowinkel

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Sheila Vowinkel
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Vermont House of Representatives Windsor 4-2
Incumbent
In office
January 9, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
M.D.University of Vermont
Personal
ProfessionSchool counselor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sheila J. Vowinkel is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Windsor 4-2. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012. Vowinkel did not seek re-election in 2014.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
General, Housing and Military Affairs

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Vowinkel's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Sheila advocates for:

  • A safe and healthy environment for children and the community
  • Compassionate care for the elderly, veterans, and people with mental-health issues
  • Diversity for White River Junction and the growth of our small businesses, the arts, and community spirit

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Vowinkel won election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Windsor 4-2. Vowinkel was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Vermont House of Representatives, Windsor 4-2 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Christie Incumbent 35.8% 2,177
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSheila Vowinkel 27.7% 1,683
     Republican Alex DeFelice 23.1% 1,403
     Independent Paul Keane 13.4% 816
Total Votes 6,079

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Vowinkel is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Vowinkel raised a total of $3,833 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[3]

Sheila Vowinkel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Windsor-4-2 Won $3,833
Grand Total Raised $3,833

2012

Vowinkel won election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Vowinkel raised a total of $3,833.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sheila Vowinkel's campaign in 2012
Vermont Democratic House Campaign$1,403
Greenwood, Max$500
Vogel, Joan$300
Tenenbaum, Emilie$250
Vermont Education Association$150
Total Raised in 2012$3,833
Source:Follow the Money

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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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