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John Malcolm

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John Malcolm
Vermont House Of Representatives, Rutland-Bennington
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
Date of birthNovember 1, 1950
Office website
John W. Malcolm (b. November 1, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Rutland-Bennington. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.


Malcolm earned his B.A. from Williams College in 1972.

Malcolm has served as a Justice of the Peace. He has also worked as a dairy farmer.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources and Energy


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


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

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.[1] Here's how Malcolm 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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Malcolm won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Rutland-Bennington. Malcolm was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and defeated Estella Leach (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Rutland-Bennington District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Malcolm Incumbent 54.8% 1,212
     Independent Estella Leach 45.2% 999
Total Votes 2,211


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Malcolm ran for re-election to the Rutland 8 District in 2010. He defeated Ashley Waite (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Vermont House of Representatives, Rutland 8 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Malcolm (D) 836
Ashley Waite (R) 723

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Malcolm is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Malcolm raised a total of $4,774 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[5]

John Malcolm's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Rutland-Bennington Won $2,944
2010 Vermont State House, District Rutland-8 Won $1,830
Grand Total Raised $4,774


Malcolm won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Malcolm raised a total of $2,944.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Malcolm's campaign in 2012
Malcom, John W$1,000
Rutland County Democratic Cmte$600
Malcolm, John W$250
Total Raised in 2012$2,944
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, a year in which Malcolm was up for election, he collected $1,830 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Malcolm's campaign in 2010
Malcolm, John$1,000
Rutland County Democratic Cmte$150
Total Raised in 2010 $1,830

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