|Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 7-4|
|January 9, 2013 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Per diem||$107/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Profession||Retired high school teacher|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Townsend served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government Operations|
Townsend's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
What I believe…
- Social responsibility and fiscal responsibility are not mutually exclusive.
- What benefits our natural environment, benefits our business environment.
- Affordable, quality health care is critical for all Vermonters.
- The same is true regarding affordable, quality education, pre-K through post-secondary.
- Civil rights are a bedrock issue.
- The youngest, the oldest, and the most vulnerable among us merit particular support.
- Government has a responsibility in ensuring the common good.
Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Incumbent Maida Townsend is unopposed in the Democratic primary.
Townsend won election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 7-4. Townsend was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and defeated Timothy Cutler (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 7-4 District, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Townsend is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Townsend raised a total of $5,482 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.
|Maida Townsend's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Chittenden-7-4||$5,482|
|Grand Total Raised||$5,482|
2012Townsend won election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Townsend raised a total of $5,482.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Maida Townsend's campaign in 2012|
|Democracy For America||$500|
|Huse, Arthur & Laurie||$250|
|Liang, C L||$250|
|Vermont Education Association||$200|
|Total Raised in 2012||$5,482|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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 Townsend 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|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Maida + Townsend + Vermont + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
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- Maida F. Townsend, "Home page," accessed October 25, 2012
- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Listing," June 13, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "Election Results Search," accessed April 23, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Townsend, Maida," accessed September 21, 2013
- Ethan Allen Institute "Report Cards," accessed September 10, 2013