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Michael Sirotkin

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Michael Sirotkin
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Vermont State Senate, Chittenden District
Incumbent
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
AppointedJanuary 27, 2014
Appointed byPeter Shumlin
Term limitsN/A
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Office website
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Michael Sirotkin is a Democratic member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Chittenden District. He was appointed January 27, 2014, by Governor Peter Shumlin to fill the vacant seat of Sally Fox, Sirotkin's late wife.[1]

Biography

Sirotkin founded a lobbying firm, Sirotkin and Necreason. He permanently left the firm after his appointment as Senator.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Chittenden has six state senators. Incumbents Philip Baruth, Virginia Lyons, Michael Sirotkin, David Zuckerman, Timothy Ashe and Dawn Ellis were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Diane Snelling and Joy Limoge were unopposed in the Republican primary. John Cisar, Glyn Wilkinson, Ben Mayer, Paul Washburn, Christopher Coolidge and Travis Spencer are running as Libertarian candidates.[2][3][4][5] Baruth, Lyons, Snelling, Ashe, Sirotkin and Zuckerman defeated Ellis, Limoge, Wilkinson, Cisar, Mayar, Coolidge, Spencer, and Washburn.[6]

Vermont State Senate Chittenden District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVirginia "Ginny" Lyons Incumbent 12.6% 23,488
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy Ashe* Incumbent 12.2% 22,790
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPhilip Baruth Incumbent 11.9% 22,217
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiane B. Snelling Incumbent 11.7% 21,855
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Zuckerman** Incumbent 11.4% 21,333
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Sirotkin Incumbent 10.6% 19,738
     Democratic Dawn Ellis 9.9% 18,432
     Republican Joy Limoge 8.5% 15,853
     Libertarian Paul Washburn 2.2% 4,113
     Libertarian John Cisar 2.1% 3,896
     Libertarian Christopher Coolidge 2% 3,694
     Libertarian Travis Spencer 1.8% 3,405
     Libertarian Ben Mayer 1.8% 3,310
     Libertarian Glyn Wilkinson 1.4% 2,706
Total Votes 186,830

*Ashe appeared on the ballot as both a Democratic and Progressive nominee.
**Zuckerman appeared on the ballot as both a Progressive and Democratic nominee.

Committee assignments

2014

After his appointment, Sirotkin was assigned to serve on the following committees:

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2014
Agriculture
Institutions

Personal

Sirotkin has two sons. His late wife, former Senator Sally Fox, passed away January 10, 2014, from a rare lung cancer.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sally Fox (D)
Vermont Senate Chittenden District
2014-present
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