Terence Macaig

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Terence Macaig
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Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 2
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2008
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionOperations Chief, Vermont Department of Health
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Terence D. Macaig (b. October 23, 1938) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden-2. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Macaig earned his B.A. from the University of Vermont in 1960.

Macaig was a Laboratory Supervisor for the Vermont Department of Health from 1967 to 1983. He has worked for the Vermont Department of Health as an Operations Chief since 1983.

Macaig has served as a Health Officer for the Town Health Office since 1990.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Corrections and Institutions

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives 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. Chittenden-2 has two state representatives. Incumbents Jim McCullough and Terence Macaig were unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2][3][4] Both incumbents were unopposed in the general election.[5]

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

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

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 2 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTerence Macaig Incumbent 27.4% 2,504
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McCullough Incumbent 31.3% 2,855
     Republican Jay Michaud 20.9% 1,910
     Republican Thomas Nelson 20.4% 1,861
Total Votes 9,130

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Macaig won re-election to the Chittenden 2 District in 2010. He ran against Jim McCullough (D), Michael Benevento (R), and Jay Michaud (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 2 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim McCullough (D) 2,244
Green check mark transparent.png Terence Macaig (D) 1,994
Jay Michaud (R) 1,712
Michael Benevento (R) 1,603

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Macaig is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Macaig raised a total of $4,989 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[7]

Terence Macaig's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-2 Won $2,281
2010 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-2 Won $2,708
Grand Total Raised $4,989

2012

Macaig won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Macaig raised a total of $2,281.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Terence Macaig's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$2,281
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Macaig was up for re-election, he collected $2,708 in donations.[8]

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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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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.

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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 Macaig 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

Macaig is widowed and has three children.

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