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Kesha Ram
Vermont House Of Representatives, Chittenden 6-4
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
ProfessionLegal Advocate
Office website
Kesha Ram (b. August 2, 1986) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden 6-4. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008. She previously represented Chittenden-3-4 from 2009 to 2013.


Ram earned her BS in Natural Resource Planning and her BA in Political Science from the University of Vermont in 2008. She also completed a semester of Public Law and American Politics at American University. Her affiliations include Harry S. Truman Scholar, Ronald E. McNair Scholar, and Morris K. Udall Scholar.

Ram serves as a legal advocate for victims of domestic violence in Chittenden County at Women Helping Battered Women when not performing her legislative duties. Ram has also worked as a Pre-School Teacher for Burlington Children's Space and as a member of the Policy Team for the Burlington Climate Action Plan.

Prior to entering the legislature, Ram served as President of the University of Vermont Student Government Association from 2007 to 2008.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ram won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 6-4. Ram 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

Ram won re-election to the Chittenden 3-4 District in 2010. She ran against Peg Boyle Single (D), Diane Gottlieb (P), and Christopher Pearson (P) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 3-4 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kesha Ram (D) 1,345
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Pearson (Vermont Progressive Party) 1,002
Peg Boyle Single (D) 720
Diane Gottlieb (Vermont Progressive Party) 196

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which Ram was up for re-election, she collected $9,928 in donations.[4]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kesha Ram's campaign in 2010
Ram, Kesha$600
Democracy For America$500
Campot, Kim$250
Sedor, Carrie$250
Riley, Sean$250
Total Raised in 2010 $9,928


Ram has a partner, Oliver LaFarge.

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