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*[http://openstates.org/vt/legislators/VTL000193/leigh-j-dakin/ Profile from Open States]
 
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=123843 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131199 2010]

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Leigh Dakin
Leigh Dakin.jpg
Vermont House Of Representatives, Windsor 3-1
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Leigh J. Dakin is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Windsor 3-1. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Dakin graduated from the University of Virginia School of Nursing, and earned a B.A. in psychology and counseling from Vermont College. She has worked as a school nurse for the past 11 years. She worked previously with the Visiting Nurse VT/NH and Hospice, Springfield Hospital, and had an in-home business creating hand painted tiles.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Health Care

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dakin won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Windsor 3-1. Dakin was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Leigh Dakin ran for the Vermont House of Representatives Windsor 1-1 in 2010. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 24, 2010 in the November 2, 2010 general election.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dakin is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Dakin raised a total of $5,290 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[5]

Leigh Dakin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Windsor-3-1 Won $1,253
2010 Vermont State House, District Windsor-1-1 Won $4,037
Grand Total Raised $5,290

2012

Leigh Dakin won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Leigh Dakin raised a total of $1,253.

2010

In 2010, when Dakin first won election to the House, she collected $4,037 in donations.[6]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
William E. Dakin, Jr. $500
Edward Perez $300
Ronald Theissen $250
James Stack $250
P J Burstein $200
R A Cocker $200

Voting record

2011-2012

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.[7] Here's how Dakin 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
N N N Y Y N N Y N

Personal

Dakin sits on the Board of Directors of the Green Mountain Destival Series and Pamoja, Inc. She and her husband, William, have three children.

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