Sandy Haas

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Sandy Haas
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Vermont House Of Representatives, Windsor-Rutland 1
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyVermont Progressive Party
Leadership
Progressive Leader
2011-2013
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sandy J. Haas (b. May 8, 1946) is a Progressive and Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Windsor-Rutland-1. She was first elected to the chamber in 2004. She served as Progressive Leader from 2011 to 2013.

Biography

Haas earned her B.S. and J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968 and 1974, respectively.

Haas has worked as a Private Practice Lawyer. She has also worked as the Innkeeper of New Homestead Bed & Breakfast.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Human Services, Vice-chair
Government Accountability
Judicial Rules
Corrections Oversight

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

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

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Haas ran for re-election to the Windsor-Rutland 2 District in 2010. She defeated Anthony Cotter (D), and Richard Bryfogle (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Windsor-Rutland 2 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sandy Haas (Vermont Progressive Party) 1,004
Richard Bryfogle (R) 896

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Haas is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Haas raised a total of $4,218 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[4]

Sandy Haas's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Windsor-Rutland Won $966
2010 Vermont State House, District Windsor-Rutland Won $3,252
Grand Total Raised $4,218

2012

Haas won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Haas raised a total of $966.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sandy Haas's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$966
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Haas was up for election, she collected $3,252 in donations.[5]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sandy Haas's campaign in 2010
Bethel Democratic Cmte$421
Patient Choices$250
Windsor County Democratic Cmte$200
Straus, Lesley$125
Vermont First Pac$124
Total Raised in 2010 $3,252

Voting record

2011-2012

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.[6] Here's how Haas 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 Y

Personal

Haas has a partner, David Marmor.

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