George Till

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George Till
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Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 3
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 elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAssociate Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
George W. Till (b. November 7, 1952) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden-3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Till earned his Bachelor's Degree from Haverford College in 1974. He then attended Post-Baccalaureate studies at Harvard University and Boston University. He went on to receive his MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1981.

Till has served as Vice Chair of the Mount Mansfield Union School Board.

Till has worked as a Social Worker for the Philadelphia County Department of Public Assistance and for the Haverford State Psychiatric Hospital. From 1981 to 1985, he was an Obstetrics/Gynecology Resident at the University of California-San Francisco. He then worked as a Physician for the National Health Services Corps in St. Louis, Missouri from 1985 to 1988. He has worked for the University of Vermont as an Associate Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology since 1988.

Campaign themes

2014

Till's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Healthcare[2]
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences[3]
  • The Economy/Income Inequality[4]
  • Education[5]


Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Health Care
Health Care Oversight

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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. Chittenden-3 has two state representatives. Incumbents George Till and William Frank were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Debbie Rackliff and Kyle Walker were unopposed in the Republican primary.[6][7][8][9] The two Democratic incumbents, Till and Frank, will face the two Republican challengers, Walker and Rackliff, in the general election.[10]

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Till won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 3. Till was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[11]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 3 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Frank Incumbent 33.3% 2,808
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Till Incumbent 30.8% 2,599
     Republican Debbie Rackliff 22.4% 1,893
     Republican Matthew Zambarano 13.5% 1,136
Total Votes 8,436

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Till ran for re-election to the Chittenden 8 District in 2010. He and William Frank (D) both won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010.[11]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 8 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png George Till (D) 2,970
Green check mark transparent.png William Frank (D) 2,824
Brad Holden (I) 1,537

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Till is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Till raised a total of $2,503 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[12]

George Till's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-8 Won $1,838
2010 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-8 Won $665
Grand Total Raised $2,503

2012

Till won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Till raised a total of $1,838.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George Till's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$1,838
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Till was up for re-election, he collected $665 in donations.[13]

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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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2011-2012

In 2011, the Vermont General Assembly was in session from January 5 through mid May. In 2012, the Vermont General Assembly was in session from January 3 to May 5.

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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.[14] Here's how Till 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
N N Absent Y Y Y Y Y Absent

Personal

Till and his wife, Ann Buchanan, have three children.

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