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Maida Townsend

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Maida Townsend
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Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 7-4
Incumbent
In office
January 9, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionRetired high school teacher
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Maida F. Townsend is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden 7-4. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Townsend's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

What I believe…

Social responsibility and fiscal responsibility are not mutually exclusive.
What benefits our natural environment, benefits our business environment.
Affordable, quality health care is critical for all Vermonters.
The same is true regarding affordable, quality education, pre-K through post-secondary.
Civil rights are a bedrock issue.
The youngest, the oldest, and the most vulnerable among us merit particular support.
Government has a responsibility in ensuring the common good.

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Townsend won election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 7-4. Townsend was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and defeated Timothy Cutler (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 7-4 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMaida Townsend 64.5% 1,376
     Republican Timothy Cutler 35.5% 758
Total Votes 2,134

Campaign donors

2012

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