|Vermont House of Representatives, Washington 3|
|2009 - 2014|
|House Assistant Majority Leader|
|Profession||Gen. Manager, Vermont Granite Museum|
Taylor earned her B.A. in Business Administration from St. Michael's College in 1980.
Taylor has worked as the Executive Director of the Pine Street Arts & Business Association. From 2001 to 2003, she was the Executive Director of Studio Place Arts. She has worked for Vermont Granite Museum as the General Manager since 2003.
She is currently a member of the Spaulding School Board.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Taylor served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Forest Products|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Taylor served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Taylor served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2009|
Taylor won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Washington 3. Taylor was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Washington 3-2 General Election (2010)|
|Tess Taylor (D)||598|
|Kristin Sohlstrom (R)||511|
Comprehensive donor information for Taylor is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Taylor raised a total of $8,259 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.
|Tess Taylor's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Washington-3||$4,604|
|2010||Vermont State House, District Washington-3-2||$3,655|
|Grand Total Raised||$8,259|
2012Taylor won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Taylor raised a total of $4,604.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tess Taylor's campaign in 2012|
|Vermont Solidarity House||$400|
|Greater Barre Democrats||$300|
|Lauzon, Thomas & Karen||$250|
|Lamorte, Lauren & Akley, Norm||$200|
|Total Raised in 2012||$4,604|
|Source: Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Taylor was up for election, she collected $3,655 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tess Taylor's campaign in 2010|
|Vermont State Employees Association||$1,000|
|Greater Barre Democrats||$330|
|Vermont Democratic House Campaign||$250|
|Lamorte, Lauren & Akley, Norm||$200|
|Total Raised in 2010||$3,655|
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 Taylor 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 "Tess + Taylor + Vermont + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Vermont Legislature - Legislative Directory
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- VT Digger, "Shumlin Appoints Tommy Walz to Fill Vacant Barre House Seat," April 7, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "Election Results Search," accessed April 22, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Taylor, Tess," accessed September 24, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 Campaign contributors," accessed April 22, 2014
- Ethan Allen Institute, "Report Cards," accessed September 10, 2013