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Richard Mazza
Vermont Senate Grand Isle District
In office
1985 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 29
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 1984
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Vermont House of Representatives
BirthdaySeptember 4, 1939
Place of birthColchester, VT
ProfessionBusiness Owner/Grocer
Office website
Richard Mazza (b. September 4, 1939) is a Democratic member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Grand Isle District. He was first elected to the chamber in 1984.

He previously served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1972 to 1976.


Mazza received his diploma from Winooski High School.

Mazza is the owner of Dick Mazza's General Store.

He was previously a member of the Transportation Committee Council from 1974 to 1976 and the Legislative Council from 1991 to 1992.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Transportation, Chair
Joint Transportation Oversight
Legislative Council


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


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



See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012

Mazza won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont State Senate Grand Isle District. Mazza was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]


See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010

Mazza ran for re-election to the 17th District Seat (Grand Isle District) in 2010. He is running unopposed. The primary took place on September 14, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Vermont State Senate, Grand Isle District, General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard "Dick" Mazza (D) 7,492


On November 4, 2008, Mazza won re-election by finishing first for the single-seat Grand Isle District of the Vermont State Senate, receiving 9,954 votes ahead of write-ins (121).[3]

Mazza raised $497.[4]

Vermont State Senate, Grand Isle District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Mazza (D) 9,954
Write-ins 121

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Mazza received $770 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Vermont State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Mazza's campaign in 2010
Campaign Research Center$250
Vermont Troopers Foundation$200
Total Raised in 2010 $770


Mazza raised $497 for the 2008 campaign, all of which came from moving the balance forward from his previous campaign.[6]


Mazza and his wife Dorothy Hinds have two children.

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