Vermont State Senate Lamoille District
|Vermont State Senate Lamoille District|
|Current incumbent||Jerry Colby|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
As of the 2010 census, a total of 21,476 civilians reside within Vermont's Lamoille state senate district. Vermont's state senators represent an average of 20,858 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 20,294 residents.
About the office
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.".
- 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.
If there is a vacancy in the senate, 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.
- See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012
Elections for the office of Vermont State Senate consisted of a primary election on August 28, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. Democrat Jerry Colby defeated Republican incumbent Richard Westman in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary elections.
|Vermont State Senate, Lamoille District, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Richard Westman Incumbent||56.7%||6,026|
Since 2000, candidates for Vermont State Senate Lamoille District have raised a total of $333,270. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $22,218 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.
|Campaign contributions, Vermont State Senate Lamoille District|
- Vermont Secretary of State, Current District Information, March 26, 2012
- U.S. Census Bureau, "2010 Census Interactive Population Search," accessed February 14, 2014
- U.S. Census Bureau, "States Ranked by Population: 2000," April 2, 2001
- usconstitution.net, "Vermont Constitution," accessed December 18, 2013(Referenced Section 15)
- NCSL.org, "2012 State Legislator Compensation and Per Diem Table," accessed March 18, 2013
- Vermont State Legislature, "Vermont Statutes," accessed December 18, 2013(Referenced Statute, 2-1-4, Vermont Statutes)
- Vermont Elections, 2012 General Election Results, accessed October 23, 2013
- Vermont Elections, Official Primary Election Results, accessed October 23, 2013
- Vermont Secretary of State, Major party primary candidate list, accessed October 23, 2013
- Vermont Secretary of State, 2012 draft, independent, and minor party candidate list, accessed October 23, 2013