Anthony Pollina

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Anthony Pollina
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Vermont Senate Washington District
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyVermont Progressive Party
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJohnson State College
Personal
ProfessionDirector, Vermont Democracy Fund/Radio host
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Anthony Pollina is a Progressive, Democratic and Working Families member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Washington District. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Pollina earned a BA in political science and environmental studies at Johnson State College.

Pollina worked as the Director of the Vermont Democracy Fund from 2002 up until his election to the Senate. Before that, he was the Executive/Policy Director of the Vermont Public Interest Research Group and a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Congressman Bernie Sanders. He also founded Rural Vermont, and served as its Executive Director from 1985-1991.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations, Vice-chair
Health and Welfare
Government Accountability

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012

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

2010

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010

Pollina was elected to the Washington District Seat in 2010. He ran against Kimberly Cheney (D), Laura Moore (D), Donny Osman (D), Ann Cummings (D) in the primary. He defeated David Harrington (R), Ed Larson (R), Donny Osman (D), and Gaelan Brown (I) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Vermont State Senate, Washington District, General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Anne Cummings (D) 12,213
Green check mark transparent.png William "Bill" Doyle (R) 11,971
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony Pollina (D) 5,674
Donny Osman (D) 8,569
Ed Larson (D) 7,791
David Harrington (R) 7,175
Gaelan Brown (I) 2,270

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Pollina first won election to the Senate, he collected $17,946 in donations.[3]

His five largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Susan Baker $1,000
Steve Hingtgen $500
Ben Cohen $500
Ralph Montefusco $500
Jerry Greenfield $500

Personal

Pollina and his wife, Deborah, have two children.

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