Tim Jerman

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Tim Jerman
Vermont House Of Representatives, Chittenden 8-2
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 9
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionDirector of Human Resources, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
Office website
Campaign website
Timothy Jerman (b. January 24, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden 8-2. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.


Jerman earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Connecticut in 1970. He went on to receive his MEd from Northeastern University in 1975.

Jerman is currently the Director of Human Resources for the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation.

Jerman has served as a Village Trustee.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources and Energy
Joint Energy


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Incumbents Tim Jerman and Linda Waite-Simpson are unopposed in the Democratic primary. Paul Dame is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2][3][4]


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jerman won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 8-2. Jerman was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 8-2 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTim Jerman Incumbent 33.5% 2,685
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Waite-Simpson Incumbent 28.9% 2,314
     Republican Paul Dame 22.3% 1,791
     Independent Carlton Houghton 15.3% 1,228
Total Votes 8,018


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jerman ran for re-election to the Chittenden 6-2 District in 2010. He ran against Linda Waite-Simpson (D), Tim Allard (R), and Carl Houghton (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010. According to unofficial results Jerman won one of the two seats in the district, but as of November 15 a recount is pending.[5]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 6-2 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Jerman (D) 2,148
Green check mark transparent.png Linda Waite-Simpson (D) 1,709
Tim Allard (R) 1,696
Carl Houghton (R) 1,526

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jerman is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Jerman raised a total of $6,173 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[6]

Tim Jerman's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-8-2 Won $4,098
2010 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-6-2 Won $2,075
Grand Total Raised $6,173


Jerman won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jerman raised a total of $4,098.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tim Jerman's campaign in 2012
Jerman, Timothy$500
Smalling, Kent & Carla$200
Lintilhac, Crea S$200
Renewable Energy Vermont$200
Vermont Association Of Realtors$200
Total Raised in 2012$4,098
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, a year in which Jerman was up for re-election, he collected $2,075 in donations.[7]

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.[8] Here's how Jerman 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


Jerman is married and has two children.

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