Robert South

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Robert South
Vermont House Of Representatives, Caledonia 3
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 6
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Date of birthFebruary 13, 1968
Place of birthBradford, Vermont
ProfessionTrustee of Public Funds/Justice of the Peace
Office website
Campaign website
Robert South (b. February 13, 1968) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Caledonia-3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.


South has received his high school diploma. South has worked as a Corporator for the Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital. He has also worked as a machine worker/Union President for Fairbanks Scales. Since 2005, South has been the Trustee of Public Funds for the Town of Saint Johnsbury. He has also worked as a Justice of the Peace since then.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Corrections and Institutions


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


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

South won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Caledonia 3. South was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Vermont House of Representatives, Caledonia 3 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichelle Fay 32.6% 1,525
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert South Incumbent 36.2% 1,694
     Republican Gary Reis Incumbent 31.2% 1,463
Total Votes 4,682


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

South ran for re-election to one of the two positions in the Caledonia 3 District in 2010. He ran against Tim Persons (R), Gary Reis (R), and Brendan Hadash (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010. According to unofficial results South won one of the two seats in the district, but as of November 15 a recount is pending.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Caledonia 3 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Reis (R) 1,289
Green check mark transparent.png Robert South (D) 1,109
Tim Persons (R) 1,087
Brendan Hadash (D) 748

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which South was up for re-election, he collected $1,605 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:


South and his wife, Amy, have two children.

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