Vicki Strong

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Vicki Strong
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Vermont House Of Representatives Orleans-Caledonia-1
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Vicki M. Strong is a Republican member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Orleans-Caledonia-1. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Strong has been a meeting leader for Weight Watchers since 1999. She worked with her husband in church ministry while home-schooling her children. She studied Bible and missions at Le-Tourneau University and Sterling College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Vicki Strong endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Orleans-Caledonia has two representatives. Incumbent Sam Young and Chris Braithwaite are unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Vicki Strong and Devin Small are unopposed in the Republican primary.[2][3][4][5]

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Strong won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Orleans-Caledonia. Strong was unopposed in the August 28 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Vicki Strong ran for the Vermont House of Representatives Orleans-Caledonia 1 in 2010. She ran against Linda Johnson and Patricia Russell in the Republican primary on August 24, 2010. She was opposed by Sam Young (D), Linda Johnson (R), Nancy Potak (P), and John Rogers (D) in the November 2, 2010 general election. According to unofficial results Stong won one of the two seats in the district, but as of November 15 a recount is pending.[6]

Vermont House of Representatives, Orleans-Caledonia 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Vicki Strong (R) 1,244
Green check mark transparent.png Sam Young (D) 1,125
John Rogers (D) 1,122
Linda Johnson (R) 1,043
Nancy Potak (Vermont Progressive Party) 916

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Strong is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Strong raised a total of $6,283 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[7]

Vicki Strong's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Orleans-Caledonia Won $1,931
2010 Vermont State House, District Orleans-Caledonia-1 Won $4,352
Grand Total Raised $6,283

2012

Strong won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Strong raised a total of $1,931.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Vicki Strong's campaign in 2012
Strong, N$500
Strong, Rev$500
Caledonia County Republican Cmte$150
Kse Partners$100
Campaign Research Center$100
Total Raised in 2012$1,931
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, when Strong first won election to the House, she collected $4,352 in donations.[8]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Vermont House Republican PAC $400
Campaign Research Center $350
Jim Douglas for Governor $250
Mr. & Mrs. C Paul Slater $250

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.[9] Here's how Strong 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
Y Y Y N N Absent Absent N Y

Personal

Strong was a Board Member of Vermont Fallen Families (Gold Star Families) from 2009-2010. Her son, Jesse, was killed in action on January 26, 2005. She and her husband, Nathan, a pastor, have two other children.

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