Mary Hooper

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Mary Hooper
Vermont House Of Representatives, Washington 4
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 5
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
Office website
Mary S. Hooper is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Washington-4. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.


Hooper previously served as Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry for the State of Vermont.

Hooper has worked as Executive Director of both the Vermont Association of Conservation Districts and the Montpelier Downtown Community Association.

She currently also serves as the Mayor of the City of Montpelier.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Corrections and Institutions


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hooper won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Washington 4. Hooper was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Vermont House of Representatives, Washington 4 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary Hooper Incumbent 43.1% 3,179
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWarren Kitzmiller Incumbent 42.3% 3,113
     Progressive Glennie Sewell 9.4% 696
     Independent Benjamin Eastwood 5.2% 380
Total Votes 7,368


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hooper won re-election to the Washington 5 District in 2010. She ran against Warren Kitzmiller (D), and James Merriam (P) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Washington 5 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Warren Kitzmiller (D) 2,751
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Hooper (D) 2,555
James Merriam (Vermont Progressive Party) 900

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hooper is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Hooper raised a total of $846 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[4]

Mary Hooper's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Washington-4 Won $346
2010 Vermont State House, District Washington-5 Won $500
Grand Total Raised $846


Hooper won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hooper raised a total of $346.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mary Hooper's campaign in 2012
Hooper, Mary S$164
Total Raised in 2012$346
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, a year in which Hooper was up for election, she collected $500 in donations.[5]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mary Hooper's campaign in 2010
Hooper, Mary$400
Vermont Fund For Families$100
Total Raised in 2010 $500

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.[6] Here's how Hooper 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


Hooper and her husband, Jim Slinkman, have one child.

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