Richard Mazza

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Richard Mazza
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Vermont Senate Grand Isle District
Incumbent
In office
1985 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 29
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 1984
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Vermont House of Representatives
1972-1976
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 4, 1939
Place of birthColchester, VT
ProfessionBusiness Owner/Grocer
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Richard T. Mazza (b. September 4, 1939) is a Democratic member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Grand Isle District. He was first elected to the chamber in 1984.

He previously served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1972 to 1976.

Biography

Mazza received his diploma from Winooski High School.

Mazza is the owner of Dick Mazza's General Store.

He was previously a member of the Transportation Committee Council from 1974 to 1976 and the Legislative Council from 1991 to 1992.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Institutions
Transportation, Chair
Rules
Rules
Joint Transportation Oversight
Legislative Council

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont State Senate 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 Richard Mazza is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Benjamin Bosley is running as a Liberty Union candidate.[1][2]

2012

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012

Mazza won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont State Senate Grand Isle District. Mazza was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

2010

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010

Mazza ran for re-election to the 17th District Seat (Grand Isle District) in 2010. He is running unopposed. The primary took place on September 14, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont State Senate, Grand Isle District, General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard "Dick" Mazza (D) 7,492

2008

On November 4, 2008, Mazza won re-election by finishing first for the single-seat Grand Isle District of the Vermont State Senate, receiving 9,954 votes ahead of write-ins (121).[3]

Mazza raised $497.[4]

Vermont State Senate, Grand Isle District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Mazza (D) 9,954
Write-ins 121

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mazza is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Mazza raised a total of $1,801 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[5]

Richard Mazza's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State Senate, District Grand Isle Won $534
2010 Vermont State Senate, District Grand Isle Won $770
2008 Vermont State Senate, District Grand Isle Won $497
Grand Total Raised $1,801

2012

Mazza won re-election to the Vermont State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Mazza raised a total of $534.
Vermont State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Mazz's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$534
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Mazza received $770 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]


Vermont State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Mazza's campaign in 2010
Campaign Research Center$250
Vermont Troopers Foundation$200
Total Raised in 2010 $770

2008

Mazza raised $497 for the 2008 campaign, all of which came from moving the balance forward from his previous campaign.[7]

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.[8] Here's how Mazza voted on the selected bills:

Vermont Voters Scorecard, 2011-2012
National Popular Vote Green Mountain Care Green Mountain Care Green Mountain Care Tax Bill Free Speech Health Exchange CVPS Rebate Cloud Computing
Y N Y N Y Y Y N Y

Personal

Mazza and his wife Dorothy Hinds have two children.

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