Rebecca Ellis

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Rebecca Ellis
Vermont House Of Representatives, Washington-Chittenden
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJanuary 2011
Appointed byGov. Peter Shumlin
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionAssistant Attorney General
Office website
Rebecca M. Ellis is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Washington-Chittenden. She was first appointed to the chamber in January 2011. Ellis was appointed by Governor Peter Shumlin to replace Sue Minter, who stepped down to serve as Deputy Secretary for the Agency of Transportation.[1]


Ellis received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University. She received her Masters in Public Administration from Princeton and her Law degree from Georgetown University.

Ellis is an attorney, and is currently the Assistant Attorney General. She served on the Waterbury Selectboard for five years, three of those years serving as board Chair. Prior to her service there, she served on the Waterbury Planning Commission for five years.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources and Energy



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ellis won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Washington-Chittenden. Ellis was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ellis is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Ellis raised a total of $4,561 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[4]

Rebecca Ellis's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Washington-Chittenden Won $4,561
Grand Total Raised $4,561


Ellis won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ellis raised a total of $4,561.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rebecca Ellis's campaign in 2012
Ellis, Rebecca M$1,000
Ellis, Russell$500
Waterbury Town Democratic Cmte$300
Blittersdorf, David C$200
Penniston-Dorland, Sarah$200
Total Raised in 2012$4,561
Source:Follow the Money

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.[5] Here's how Ellis 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
N N N Y Y N N Absent N

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