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Stephen Trahan
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Candidate for
Vermont House of Representatives Franklin 3-1
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolSt. Anne's Academy
Bachelor'sPark College
Associate'sChamplain College
Master'sTroy University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1972-1992
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Stephen Trahan was a 2012 Republican candidate for Franklin 3-1 of the Vermont House of Representatives.

Trahan currently works for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as an Intelligence Officer on the Vermont-Quebec border.[1] Trahan attended Troy University, receiving a Master's degree in Management and received a Bachelor's degree from Park College.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

Trahan's submission to Ballotpedia highlights the following themes:[2]

  • "Contain and lower lower taxes"
  • "Make health care affordable, without raising the tax burden"
  • "Create jobs by reducing regulations, speeding up the permit process for new or expanding businesses"
  • "Protect the rights and entitlements of our seniors"
  • "Clean up Lake Champlain"
  • "As a Moderate Republican, I intend to carry out my duties with an open mind and common sense. Diplomacy, fairness and cooperation will be my watchwords. I will repreent the people of St Albans, not special interest groups. And I will work very hard, on a full time basis, for the common good of St Albans and the State of Vermont."

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Trahan ran for election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Franklin 3-1. Trahan advanced past the August 28 Republican primary and was defeated in the general election is on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Vermont House of Representatives, Franklin 3-1 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKathleen Keenan Incumbent 29.6% 1,662
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike McCarthy 25.3% 1,419
     Republican Casey Toof 24.9% 1,399
     Republican Stephen Trahan 20.1% 1,130
Total Votes 5,610
Vermont House of Representatives, Franklin 3-1 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCasey Toof 40.5% 270
Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Trahan 35.5% 237
Claude Bouchard 24% 160
Total Votes 667

Personal

Trahan began working with the Department of Homeland Security after retiring from the United States Air Force in 1992.[1]

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