William Frank, Vermont Representative
|Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 3|
|2005 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||9|
|Per diem||$107/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Mount Pleasant Senior High School, 1961|
|Bachelor's||Central Michigan University, 1965|
Frank earned his B.S. and MS from Central Michigan University. He worked as a computer consultant and a computer programmer for International Business Machines.
Frank has served as a member of the Underhill School Board. Frank has also served in the United States Army.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Frank served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Human Services|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Frank served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Human Services|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Frank served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Human Services|
Elections for the office of Vermont House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Chittenden-3 has two state representatives. Incumbents George Till and William Frank were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Debbie Rackliff and Kyle Walker were unopposed in the Republican primary. The two Democratic incumbents, Till and Frank, defeated the Republican challengers, Walker and Rackliff, in the general election.
|Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden-3 District, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Bill Frank Incumbent||29.4%||1,887|
|Democratic||George Till Incumbent||29%||1,858|
Frank won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 3. Frank 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, Chittenden 8 General Election (2010)|
|George Till (D)||2,970|
|William Frank (D)||2,824|
|Brad Holden (I)||1,537|
Comprehensive donor information for Frank is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Frank raised a total of $5,238 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.
|William Frank's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Chittenden-3||$3,408|
|2010||Vermont State House, District Chittenden-3||$1,830|
|Grand Total Raised||$5,238|
2012Frank won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Frank raised a total of $3,408.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to William Frank's campaign in 2012|
|Underhill Democratic Cmte||$501|
|Total Raised in 2012||$3,408|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Frank was up for re-election, he collected $1,830 in donations.
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- National Federation of Independent Business in Vermont: 2013-2014 Legislative Voting Record
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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 Frank 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|
Frank and his wife, Bev, have one child.
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- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election Candidate Listing," accessed June 19, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 Independent Candidates and Minor Party Candidates Nominated by Party Committee," accessed June 19, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 Major Party Nomination Candidate Listing," accessed June 19, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Listing," June 13, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "2014 General Election Candidate Listing," accessed October 11, 2014
- Vermont Secretary of State, "Election Results Search," accessed April 23, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Frank, William (Bill)," accessed September 21, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 Campaign contributors," accessed April 23, 2014
- Ethan Allen Institute, "Report Cards," accessed September 10, 2013