|Vermont Senate Chittenden District|
|2003 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||Parson's School of Design|
|M.D.||New York University|
|Birthday||April 18, 1950|
|Place of birth||Montreal, Canada|
Miller was a candidate for the Mayor of Burlington in 2006 but was defeated.
Miller is the Co-Founder of Jogbra, Incorporated. She was president/CEO of Champion Jogbra from 1990 to 1998. She has also worked as a consultant for Vermont Country Store, N.E. Culinary. From 1999 to 2002 she was a member of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Board. She became a commissioner at Burlington International Airport in 2000 and has worked there since.
Miller earned her BFA from Parson's School of Design in 1972. She went on to receive her MFA from New York University in 1976.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Miller served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Miller served on these committees:
- Appropriations Committee, Vermont Senate
- Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs Committee, Vermont Senate
- See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012
Miller did not seek re-election in 2012.
- See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010
Miller ran for re-election to the 7th District Seat (Chittenden District) in 2010. She ran against Virginia Lyons (D), Timothy Ashe (D), Philip Baruth (D), Sally Fox (D), Frank Geier (D), and Andy Montroll (D) in the primary. She defeated Annette Roque Renaud (R), Dennis Bedard (R), Shelley Palmer (R), Mike Branon (R), Richard Jeroloman (I), Steve Laible (I), Mikey Van Gulden (I), Andy Montroll (D), and Larkin Forney in the general election on November 2, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Miller won re-election by finishing fifth for the six-seat Chittenden District of the Vermont State Senate, receiving 31,457 votes behind Democrats Douglas Racine (44,856), Edward Flanagan (38,998), and Virginia Lyons (35,869) and Republican Diane Snelling (32,394) and ahead of Democrat/Progressive Timothy Ashe (28,103), Democrat Denise Barnard (27,687), Republicans Dennis Bedard (16,760), Darren Adams (15,894), Paula Spadaccini (15,110), Robyn Myers-Moore (15,029), and Agnes Clift (14,192), independent Tom Licata (11,411), Justice for Vermonters candidate Larkin Forney (3,141), and write-ins (524).
Miller raised $2,300 for her campaign, against $7,918 by Lyons, $13,630 by Snelling, $17,119 by Ashe, $16,940 by Barnard, and $11,208 by Licata.
In 2010, Miller received $8,659 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Vermont State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Hinda Miller's campaign in 2010|
|Blittersdorf, David C||$1,000|
|Pomerleau, Ernest A||$500|
|Vermont Chamber Of Commerce||$500|
|Antonio B Pomerleau LLC||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$8,659|
Miller raised $2,300 for the 2008 election.
Her major contributors are listed below.
|Vermonters for Chiropractic||$250|
|Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Northern Vermont||$200|
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Hinda + Miller + Vermont + Senate"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
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. Here's how Miller voted on the selected bills:
|Vermont Voters Scorecard, 2011-2012|
|National Popular Vote||Green Mountain Care||Green Mountain Care||Green Mountain Care||Tax Bill||Free Speech||Health Exchange||CVPS Rebate||Cloud Computing|
Miller and her husband Joel have two children.
- 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
- List of Vermont Senators
- General Election 2010 Official Results
- Vermont State Senate official 2008 election results
- Follow the Money's report on Miller's 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- Campaign contributions to Virginia Lyons
- Ethan Allen Institute, "Report Cards," accessed September 10, 2013