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 9
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 B.A. 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 J.D. 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

Comprehensive donor information for Ancel is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Ancel raised a total of $5,162 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[4]

Janet Ancel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Washington-6 Won $2,090
2010 Vermont State House, District Washington-6 Won $3,072
Grand Total Raised $5,162


Ancel won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ancel raised a total of $2,090.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Janet Ancel's campaign in 2012
Association Of Vermont Credit Unions$200
Blittersdorf, David C$200
Total Raised in 2012$2,090
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, a year in which Ancel was up for election, she collected $3,072 in donations.[5]

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 Ancel voted on the selected bills:

Janet Ancel
Health Provider Tax Green Mountain Care Education Taxation Green Mountain Care Property Rate Tax Health Exchange Green Mountain Care Renewable Portfolio CVPS Rebate


Ancel and her husband, Steve, have two children.

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