Diane Lanpher

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Diane Lanpher
Vermont House Of Representatives, Addison 3
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 6
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionTraining Coordinator, The New England Institute of Addiction Studies
Office website
Campaign website
Diane M. Lanpher (b. November 26, 1955) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Addison-3. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.


Lanpher earned her bachelor's degree from Hilbert College in 1975.

Lanpher worked in the Special Education Department at Vergennes Elementary School from 1986 to 1992. She then worked for Cornell Trading Incorporated from 1992 to 2001. From 2001 to 2006, she was a Training Coordinator for the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse of the Vermont Department of Health. She is currently a Training Coordinator for The New England Institute of Addiction Studies.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lanpher won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Addison 3. Lanpher was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Vermont House of Representatives, Addison 3 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Lanpher Incumbent 42% 2,601
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Clark Incumbent 37.7% 2,333
     Democratic Arabella Holzapfel 20.3% 1,254
Total Votes 6,188


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lanpher won re-election to one of the two positions in the Addison 3 District in 2010. She ran against Thelma Oxholm (R), Gregory Clark (R), and Liz Markowski (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Addison 3 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gregory Clark (R) 1,809
Green check mark transparent.png Diane Lanpher (D) 1,744
Thelma Oxholm (R) 1,442
Liz Markowski (D) 1,135

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lanpher is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Lanpher raised a total of $21,234 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[4]

Diane Lanpher's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Addison-3 Won $5,243
2010 Vermont State House, District Addison-3 Won $8,407
2008 Vermont State House, District Addison-3 Won $7,584
Grand Total Raised $21,234


Lanpher won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lanpher raised a total of $5,243.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Diane Lanpher's campaign in 2012
Addison County Democratic Party Cmte$2,230
Funcannon, Bill$750
Campaign To Elect Arabella Holzopfel$300
Hofmann, Stephen & Kelly$200
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 693$200
Total Raised in 2012$5,243
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, a year in which Lanpher was up for re-election, she collected $8,407 in donations.[5]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Diane Lanpher's campaign in 2010
Addison County Democratic Party Cmte$1,800
Tynan, John R$500
Vermont Fund For Families$450
Vermont First Pac$329
Hofmann, Steve & Kelly$300
Total Raised in 2010 $8,407


Lanpher raised $7,584 for the 2008 election.

Her major contributors are listed below. [6]

Donor Amount
Addison County Democratic Committee $3,081
James Lanpher $500
Diane Lanpher $500

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.[7] Here's how Lanpher 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


Lanpher and her husband, Jim, have three children.

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