|Vermont Senate Windsor District|
|2007 - present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||6|
|Per diem||$162/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 7, 2006|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Russell Sage College|
|Birthday||December 13, 1944|
|Place of birth||Little Falls, NY|
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.
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:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Judicial Retention, Chair|
|• Judiciary, Vice-chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Nitka served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2009|
- 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.
- 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.
|Vermont State Senate, Windsor District, General Election (2010)|
|John Campbell (D)||11,896|
|Richard "Dick" McCormack (D)||10,893|
|Alice Nitka (D)||10,393|
|Francis Renaud (R)||5,688|
|Henry Holmes (R)||6,888|
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).
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.
|Vermont State Senate, Windsor District|
|John Campbell (D)||16,426|
|Richard McCormack (D)||14,898|
|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|
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.
|Vermont State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Alice Nitka's campaign in 2010|
|Vermont Chamber Of Commerce||$500|
|VT Assoc For Public Justice||$250|
|Vermont Ski Areas Association||$200|
|Total Raised in 2010||$5,050|
Nitka raised $4,254 for the 2008 election.
Her major contributors are listed below.
|Jane and Gerold Gnazzo||$500|
|Vermont State Employers Association||$400|
Nitka and her husband Martin have two children.
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- Biography from the Vermont Secretary of State website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Sen. Nitka on State Surge
- List of Vermont Senators