|Vermont House Of Representatives, Addison 2|
|2003 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|House Majority Leader|
|Per diem||$162/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Jewett earned his B.A. from Bowdoin College in 1985. He went on to receive his J.D. from Lewis and Clark College in 1994.
Jewett is an attorney.
Jewett has served on the Ripton School Board.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jewett served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jewett served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Government Operations|
|• Judicial Retention|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jewett served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Judicial Retention|
Jewett's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "Making sure that our public education system provides excellent opportunity to kids in all of our communities."
- Excerpt: "Developing an energy portfolio that dramatically reduces our dependence on fossil fuels."
- Excerpt: "A health care system that maintains and improves every Vermonter’s health without placing anyone in financial peril."
- Excerpt: "A clean and healthy environment; one that sustains us and all of the plants and animals we live with."
- Excerpt: "A new farm and forest economy focused on creating and providing value added farm and forest products for local consumption and for export."
Jewett won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Addison 2. Jewett was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and defeated Tim Ryan (I) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Addison 2 District, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Willem Jewett Incumbent||61.3%||1,400|
Comprehensive donor information for Jewett is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Jewett raised a total of $13,271 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.
|Willem Jewett's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Addison-2||$8,011|
|2008||Vermont State House, District Addison-2||$5,260|
|Grand Total Raised||$13,271|
2012Jewett won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jewett raised a total of $8,011.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Willem Jewett's campaign in 2012|
|King, Warren & Barry||$250|
|Patient Choices Of Vermont||$200|
|Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 693||$200|
|Association Of Vermont Credit Unions||$200|
|Total Raised in 2012||$8,011|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Jewett raised $5,260 for the 2008 election.
His major contributors are listed below.
In 2010, a year in which Jewett was up for re-election, he collected $4,272 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Willem Jewett's campaign in 2010|
|Seligmann, Michael & Cindy||$500|
|Contributions By Candidate Or Candidates Immediate Family||$247|
|Total Raised in 2010||$4,272|
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. Here's how Jewett 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|
Jewett and his wife, Jean Cherouny, have two children.
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- Vermont Legislature - Legislative Directory
- Campaign website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Willem Jewett for House, "About," retrieved October 24, 2012.
- Vermonet Secretary of State - Official Primary Results
- Vermont Secretary of State - Official primary candidate list
- Vermont Elections Division - 2010 Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "Jewett, Willem," accessed September 21, 2013
- Campaign contributors to Willem Jewett
- 2010 campaign contributions
- Ethan Allen Institute "Report Cards," accessed September 10, 2013