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Carolyn Whitney Branagan

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Carolyn Whitney Branagan
Vermont House Of Representatives, Franklin 1
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 12
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionGeorgia Town History Editor
Office website
Carolyn Whitney Branagan (b. June 5, 1954) is a Republican member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Franklin-1. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.


Branagan earned her BS and MEd from the University of Vermont in 1976 and 1984, respectively.

Branagan is a Georgia Town History Editor.

She has also served as a Georgia Town Moderator.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means, Vice-chair


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Branagan won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Franklin 1. Branagan was unopposed in the August 28 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Branagan won re-election to the Franklin 1 District in 2010. She ran against Gary Gilbert (D), Steve Schlipf(D), and Chris Santee (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Franklin 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Carolyn Whitney Branagan (R) 2,016
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Gilbert (D) 1,639
Chris Santee (R) 1,510
Bob Shea (I) 895

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which Branagan was up for re-election, she collected $6,672 in donations.[4]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Carolyn Whitney Branagan's campaign in 2010
Branagan, Chris$4,867
Franklin County Republicans$400
Vermont Association Of Realtors$200
Cvs Caremark$200
Association Of Vermont Credit Unions$200
Total Raised in 2010 $6,672


Branagan and her husband, Christopher, have three children.

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