Vermont House of Representatives Windham-4 District

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Vermont House of Representatives Windham-4 District
Current incumbentDavid Deen Democratic Party
Mike Mrowicki Democratic Party
Population7,521
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Vermont's Windham-4 state house district is represented by Democratic Representatives David Deen and Mike Mrowicki.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 7,521 civilians reside within Vermont's Windham-4 state house district.[1] Vermont's state representatives represent an average of 4,172 residents.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 4,059 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the Vermont House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Vermont legislators assume office the first Wednesday after the first Tuesday in January.

Qualifications

The Vermont Constitution states, "No person shall be elected a Representative or a Senator until the person has resided in this State two years, the last year of which shall be in the legislative district for which the person is elected.".[4]

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Vermont Legislature are paid $604.79/week during session and $112/day for special sessions or interim committee meetings. Legislators who are non-commuters receive $101/day for lodging and $61/day for meals. Commuters receive $61/day for meals/mileage.[5]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, the Governor must select a replacement to fill the vacant seat.

The Governor must select a replacement that will serve for the remainder of the unexpired term. There are no deadlines set by statute on when a vacancy has to be filled.[6]

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on August 28, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. Democratic incumbents David Deen and Mike Mrowicki defeated Independent candidate Owen Diamondstone-Kohout in the general election. Deen and Mrowicki were unopposed in the Democratic primary election.[7][8][9][10]

Vermont House of Representatives, Windham 4 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Deen Incumbent 46.3% 2,811
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Mrowick Incumbent 47.8% 2,903
     Independent Owen Diamondstone-Kohout 5.9% 359
Total Votes 6,073

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Vermont State Senate Windham-4 District have raised a total of $73,192. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $4,575 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Vermont State Senate Windham-4 District
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $99 1 $99
2010 $12,679 3 $4,226
2008 $13,086 2 $6,543
2006 $11,798 2 $5,899
2004 $19,502 3 $6,501
2002 $2,020 3 $673
2000 $14,008 2 $7,004
Total $73,192 16 $4,575

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