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Janet Ancel

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Janet Ancel
Vermont House Of Representatives, Washington 6
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 10
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Janet Ancel is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Washington-6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.


Ancel earned her BA in English from Stanford University in 1967. She went on to receive her MSW from the University of Denver in 1973. She then earned her JD from the University of Denver in 1979.

Ancel has worked for Governor Howard Dean as a Tax Commissioner, Legislative Council, and Legal Counsel.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means, Chair
Joint Transportation Oversight


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ancel won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Washington 6. Ancel 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

Ancel ran for re-election to the Washington 6 District in 2010. She defeated Marion Gray (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Washington 6 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Janet Ancel (D) 1,420
Marion Gray (R) 728

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which Ancel was up for election, she collected $3,072 in donations.[4]


Ancel and her husband, Steve, have two children.

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