Tommy Walz

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Tommy Walz
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Candidate for
Vermont House of Representatives, Washington-3 District
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedApril 7, 2014
Appointed byPeter Shumlin
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionRetired, educator
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Tommy J. Walz is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Washington-3 District. Walz was appointed by Governor Peter Shumlin April 7, 2014, to fill the vacancy left by Tess Taylor.[1][2]

Biography

Walz has taught high school English and German.[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

After his appointment, Walz was assigned to serve on the following committees:

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Forest Products

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place August 26, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Washington-3 has two state representatives. Incumbent Tommy Walz was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Kristin Sohlstrom and John Santorello were unopposed in the Republican primary. Incumbent Paul Poirier is running as an Independent candidate.[4][5][6][7]

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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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Personal

Walz and his wife live in Barre City. He serves on the Barre Supervisory Union Board and the Spaulding High School Board.[3]

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