Elections will be held in California, Florida, New Jersey and Texas today. Find out what's on your ballot!

Michael Yantachka

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 15:13, 21 September 2013 by HEppli (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Michael Yantachka
Michael Yantachka.jpg
Vermont House Of Representatives, Chittenden 4-1
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 4
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
Office website
Campaign website
Michael I. Yantachka is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Chittenden 4-1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Yantachka earned a B.S. in mathematics from King's College and an M.S. in mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Yantachka is a retired computer specialist. He spent the bulk of his career with IBM, and now works seasonally as a tax specialist with H&R Block. He has been a Justice of the Peace since 1993, and served on the Charlotte Central School Board from 1998-2003. He has chaired the Charlotte Democratic Committee and the Chittenden County Democratic Committee.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources and Energy


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


Campaign themes


From Yantachka's website:[1]

I will continue working to:

  • protect our environment by supporting clean air and water standards
  • support a high quality public education system
  • provide universal access to affordable health care
  • support sustainable family farms and forest management
  • encourage a strong, entrepreneurial business climate
  • ensure effective public safety and consumer protection practices
  • maintain a solid energy, transportation and communications infrastructure



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Yantachka won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 4-1. Yantachka was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and defeated Ed Stone (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 4-1 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Yantachka Incumbent 62.5% 1,463
     Republican Ed Stone 37.5% 877
Total Votes 2,340


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Michael Yantachka ran for the Vermont House of Representatives Chittenden 1-2 in 2010. He defeated Mike Kurt and Charles Russell in the Democratic primary on August 24, 2010. He defeated Ed Stone (R) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[4]

Vermont House of Representatives, Chittenden 1-2 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Yantachka (D) 956
Ed Stone (R) 639
Robert Reid (I) 459

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Yantachka is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Yantachka raised a total of $3,633 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[5]

Michael Yantachka's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-4-1 Won $956
2010 Vermont State House, District Chittenden-4-1 Won $2,677
Grand Total Raised $3,633


Yantachka won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Yantachka raised a total of $956.


In 2010, a year in which Yantachka was up for re-election, he collected $2,677 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

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.[7] Here's how Yantachka 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


Yantachka and his wife, Janet, have five children.

Recent news

Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Michael + Yantachka + Vermont + House"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Michael Yantachka News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Suggest a link