Timothy Ashe

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Timothy Ashe
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Vermont Senate Chittenden District
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 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Vermont
Master'sHarvard University, JFK School of Government
Personal
BirthdayDecember 10, 1976
Place of birthFramingham, MA
ProfessionProject Manager
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Timothy R. Ashe is a Democratic and Progressive member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Chittenden District. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Ashe earned his Bachelor's from the University of Vermont in 1999. He went on to receive his MPP from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2004.

Ashe was a councilman for Burlington City Council from 2004 to 2007.

Ashe was a member of the staff for Congressman Bernie Sanders from 1999 to 2001. He has worked as project manager for Cathedral Square since 2004.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance, Chair
Judiciary
Joint Energy
Fiscal
Corrections Oversight
Joint Transportation Oversight

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont State Senate 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. Chittenden has six senators. Incumbents Philip Baruth, Virginia Lyons, Michael Sirotkin, David Zuckerman and Timothy Ashe and Dawn Ellis are unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Diane Snelling and Joy Limoge are unopposed in the Republican primary. John Cisar, Glyn Wilkinson, Ben Mayer, Paul Washburn, Christopher Coolidge and Travis Spencer are running as Libertarian candidates.[1][2][3][4]

2012

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012

Ashe won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont State Senate Chittenden District. Ashe advanced past the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Vermont State Senate, Chittenden District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy Ashe Incumbent 16.3% 9,150
Green check mark transparent.pngVirginia Lyons Incumbent 15.8% 8,873
Green check mark transparent.pngSally Fox Incumbent 15.2% 8,558
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Zuckerman 13.9% 7,838
Green check mark transparent.pngPhilip Baruth Incumbent 12.2% 6,859
Green check mark transparent.pngDebbie Ingram 9% 5,068
Peter Hunt 8.2% 4,595
Ed Adrian 6.4% 3,629
Loyal Ploof 3% 1,696
Total Votes 56,266

2010

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010

Ashe ran for re-election to the 7th District Seat (Chittenden District) in 2010. He ran against Virginia Lyons (D), Hinda Miller (D), Philip Baruth (D), Sally Fox (D), Frank Geier (D), and Andy Montroll (D) in the primary. He defeated Annette Roque Renaud (R), Dennis Bedard (R), Shelley Palmer (R), Mike Branon (R), Richard Jeroloman (I), Steve Laible (I), Mikey Van Gulden (I), Andy Montroll (D), and Larkin Forney (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Vermont State Senate, Chittenden District, General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Virginia Lyons (D) 28,605
Green check mark transparent.png Sally Fox (D) 27,448
Green check mark transparent.png Diane Snelling (R) 26,358
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Ashe (D) 25,656
Green check mark transparent.png Hinda Miller (D) 25,391
Green check mark transparent.png Philip Baruth (D) 25,179
Andy Montroll (D) 23,464
Charlie Smith (R) 19,498
Mike Brannon (R) 17,532
Dennis Bedard (R) 16,266
Shelley Palmer (R) 14,369
Mikey Van Gulden (I) 3,569
Steve Laible (I) 2,551
Richard "Terry" Jeroloman (I) 1,934
Larkin Forney (Justice for Vermonters) 1,685

2008

On November 4, 2008, Ashe won election by finishing sixth for the six-seat Chittenden District of the Vermont State Senate, receiving 28,103 votes behind Democrats Douglas Racine (44,856), Edward Flanagan (38,998), and Virginia Lyons (35,869), Republican Diane Snelling (32,394), and Democrat Hinda Miller (31,457) and ahead of Democrat Denise Barnard (27,687), Republicans Dennis Bedard (16,760), Darren Adams (15,894), Paula Spadaccini (15,110), Robyn Myers-Moore (15,029), and Agnes Clift (14,192), independent Tom Licata (11,411), Justice for Vermonters candidate Larkin Forney (3,141), and write-ins (524).[5]

Ashe raised $17,119 for his campaign, against $7,918 by Lyons, $13,630 by Snelling, $2,300 by Miller, $16,940 by Barnard, and $11,208 by Licata.[6]

Vermont State Senate, Chittenden District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Racine (D) 44,856
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Flanagan (D) 38,998
Green check mark transparent.png Virginia Lyons (D) 35,869
Green check mark transparent.png Diane Snelling (R) 32,394
Green check mark transparent.png Hinda Miller (D) 31,457
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Ashe (D/P) 28,103
Denise Barnard (D) 27,687
Dennis Bedard (R) 16,760
Darren Adams (R) 15,894
Paula Spadaccini (R) 15,110
Robyn Myers-Moore (R) 15,029
Agnes Clift (R) 14,192
Tom Licata (I) 11,411
Larkin Forney (Justice for Vermonters) 3,141
Write-ins 524

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ashe is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Ashe raised a total of $41,786 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[7]

Timothy Ashe's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State Senate, District Chittenden Won $10,526
2010 Vermont State Senate, District Chittenden Won $14,141
2008 Vermont State Senate, District Chittenden Won $17,119
Grand Total Raised $41,786

2012

Ashe won re-election to the Vermont State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Ashe raised a total of $10,526.
Vermont State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Timothy Ashe's campaign in 2012
Democracy For America$500
Afscme$500
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 693$500
Renewable Energy Vermont$300
Galbraith, Peter$300
Total Raised in 2012$10,526
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Ashe received $14,141 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Vermont State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Timothy Ashe's campaign in 2010
Vermont State Employees Association$1,000
Ashe, Frances$1,000
Professional Fire Fighters Of Vermont$666
Greenfield, Jerry$500
Ashe, Jonathan$500
Total Raised in 2010 $14,141

2008

Ashe raised $17,119 for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below.[9]

Donor Amount
Jonathan Ashe $5,000
Timothy Ashe $3,663
Frances Ashe $5,000
Tim Ashe for City Council $331
International Brotherhood of Teamsters $300

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.[10] Here's how Ashe voted on the selected bills:

Vermont Voters Scorecard, 2011-2012
National Popular Vote Green Mountain Care Green Mountain Care Green Mountain Care Tax Bill Free Speech Health Exchange CVPS Rebate Cloud Computing
Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y N

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