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Larry Townsend
Vermont House Of Representatives, Orange-Addison 1
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
ProfessionCo-manager, Onion Flats, Inc. Restaurant
Office website
Larry Townsend (b. June 10, 1947) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Orange-Addison-1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.


Townsend earned his AS in Electronics from Vermont Technical College in 1967. He is currently the co-manager of Onion Flats, Inc. Restaurant.

Townsend served on the School Board of Randolph Union High School from 1986 to 1995. He has served as a Selectman for Randolph on the Vermont Selectboard since 1979.

Townsend served in the United State Army from 1968 to 1971.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Townsend won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Orange-Washington-Addison. Townsend 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

Larry Townsend ran for re-election to the Orange-Addison 1 District in 2010. He ran against Patsy French (D), James Sault (R), and Stewart Skrill (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010. Townsend won one of two available seats in the district.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Orange-Addison 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Patsy French (D) 1,753
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Townsend (D) 1,567
James Sault (R) 1,275
Stewart Skrill (R) 869

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which Townsend was up for election, he collected $1,535 in donations.[4]


Townsend and his wife, Judith, have four children.

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