Alice Nitka

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Alice Nitka
Vermont Senate Windsor District
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 8
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
House of Representatives
Bachelor'sRussell Sage College
Date of birthDecember 13, 1944
Place of birthLittle Falls, NY
ProfessionSocial Worker
Office website
Alice Nitka (b. December 13, 1944) is a Democratic member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Windsor District. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Nitka previously served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1998 to 2006.


Nitka earned her B.A. from Russell Sage College in 1967.

Nitka has worked as an adoption social worker for Vermont Achievement Center, Incorporated. She has also worked as a social worker for Eckerd Youth Alternatives.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Vice-chair
Judicial Retention


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


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



See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012

Nitka won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont State Senate Windsor District. Nitka was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Vermont State Senate, Windham District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Campbell Incumbent 23.3% 16,249
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard McCormack Incumbent 21.8% 15,217
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlice Nitka Incumbent 21.3% 14,899
     Republican Paul Gibbs Jr. 9.5% 6,651
     Republican Dick Tracy 13.8% 9,617
     Republican Jeff Whittemore 10.3% 7,162
Total Votes 69,795


See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010

Nitka ran for re-election to the 30th District Seat (Windsor District) in 2010. He ran against John Campbell, and Richard McCormack in the Democratic primary on August 24, 2010. He defeated Francis Renaud (R), Henry Holmes (R), and John MacGovern (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Vermont State Senate, Windsor District, General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Campbell (D) 11,896
Green check mark transparent.png Richard "Dick" McCormack (D) 10,893
Green check mark transparent.png Alice Nitka (D) 10,393
Francis Renaud (R) 5,688
Henry Holmes (R) 6,888
John MacGovern 5,423


On November 4, 2008, Nitka won re-election by finishing third for the three-seat Windsor District of the Vermont State Senate, receiving 13,783 votes behind Democrats John Campbell (16,426) and Richard McCormack (14,898) and ahead of Republicans Kent Butterfield (8,320) and Kirk Sparkman (5,969), independent Mark Blanchard (5,619), Republican Ethan Foster (4,680), and write-ins (43).[3]

Nitka raised $3,868 for her campaign, against $16,698 by Campbell, $4,254 by McCormack, $4,645 by Butterfield, and $1,500 by Sparkman.[4]

Vermont State Senate, Windsor District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Campbell (D) 16,426
Green check mark transparent.png Richard McCormack (D) 14,898
Green check mark transparent.png Alice Nitka (D) 13,783
Kent Butterfield (R) 8,320
Kirk Sparkman (R) 5,969
Mark Blanchard (I) 5,619
Ethan Foster (R) 4,680
Write-ins 43

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Nitka received $5,050 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]


Nitka raised $4,254 for the 2008 election.

Her major contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Federal Express $500
Jane and Gerold Gnazzo $500
Vermont State Employers Association $400


Nitka and her husband Martin have two children.

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