Michael Fisher (Vermont)
|Vermont House Of Representatives, Addison 4|
|2001 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||14|
|Per diem||$162/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Fisher earned his B.A. from Hampshire College in 1988. He then received his MSW from the University of Vermont in 1998.
Fisher has worked for the Addison County Parent/Child Center as an Outreach Social Worker since 1988.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Fisher served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Health Care, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fisher served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health Care, Vice-chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Fisher served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Human Services|
|• Mental Health Oversight|
Fisher won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Addison 4. Fisher was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
Fisher won re-election to one of the two positions in the Addison 4 District in 2010. He ran against Fred Baser (D), David Sharpe (D), and John Heffernan (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Addison 4 General Election (2010)|
|Michael Fisher (D)||2,084|
|David Sharpe (D)||1,893|
|Fred Baser (D)||1,664|
|John Heffernan (R)||1,474|
Comprehensive donor information for Fisher is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Fisher raised a total of $9,081 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.
|Michael Fisher's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Addison-4||$725|
|2010||Vermont State House, District Addison-4||$2,405|
|2008||Vermont State House, District Addison-4||$5,951|
|Grand Total Raised||$9,081|
2012Fisher won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Fisher raised a total of $725.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Michael Fisher's campaign in 2012|
|Vermont State Dental Society||$150|
|Total Raised in 2012||$725|
|Source: Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Fisher was up for re-election, he collected $2,405 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Michael Fisher (Vermont)'s campaign in 2010|
|Contributions By Candidate Or Candidates Immediate Family||$700|
|Addison County Democratic Party Cmte||$250|
|National Association Of Social Workers Vermont Chapter||$150|
|Total Raised in 2010||$2,405|
Fisher raised $5,951 for the 2008 election.
His major contributors are listed below. 
|National Association of Social Workers Vermont Chapter||$300|
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. Here's how Fisher 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|
Fisher and his wife, Ann, have two children.
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- Vermont Legislature - Legislative Directory
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Vermonet Secretary of State - Official Primary Results
- Vermont Secretary of State - Official primary candidate list
- Vermont Elections Division - 2010 Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "LAST, FIRST," accessed September 21, 2013
- 2010 campaign contributions
- Campaign contributors to Michael Fisher
- Ethan Allen Institute, "Report Cards," accessed September 10, 2013