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==Voting record==
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David Sharpe
Vermont House Of Representatives, Addison 4
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
Office website
David D. Sharpe (b. August 21, 1946) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Addison-4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.


Sharpe earned his B.A. in Chemistry from Kalamazoo College in 1968.

Sharpe was a supervisor for the Volunteers in Service to America Program from 1970 to 1971. He then worked as a mechanic at an Imported Car Center from 1972 to 1974. From 1974 to 1992, he was owner/mechanic at Hill Automotive. He has been a teacher for the Chitenden Central Supervisory Union since 1992.

Sharpe has been a member of the Bristol Selectboard since 1998. He has served as Chair of the that board since 2001 as well.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means
Government Accountability


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sharpe won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Addison 4. Sharpe was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic 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

Sharpe won re-election to one of the two positions in the Addison 4 District in 2010. He ran against John Heffernan (R), Michael Fisher (D), and Fred Baser (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Addison 4 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Fisher (D) 2,084
Green check mark transparent.png David Sharpe (D) 1,893
Fred Baser (D) 1,664
John Heffernan (R) 1,474

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which Sharpe was up for re-election, he collected $2,983 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Sharpe's campaign in 2010
Patient Choices Vermont Victory Fund$250
Association Of Vermont Credit Unions$200
Smith, Kim$200
Suhbring, Scott$200
Total Raised in 2010 $2,983


Sharpe raised $4,743 for the 2008 election.

His major contributors are listed below. [5]

Donor Amount
Cindy Folino $300
Association of Vermont Credit Unions $200

Voting record


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.[6] Here's how Sharpe 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


Sharpe and his wife, Patricia, have two children.

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