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Sara Branon Kittell

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Sara Branon Kittell
Vermont Senate Franklin District
Former Member
In office
1995 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Vermont
OtherJeanne Mance School of Nursing
Date of birthNovember 8, 1946
Place of birthBurlington, VT
ProfessionNurse/Small Business Owner
Office website
Sara Branon Kittell (b. November 8, 1946) is a former Democratic member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Franklin District from 1995 to 2013 and serving as Assistant Majority Leader.

Kittell is a nurse and a small business owner.

Kittell earned her RN from Jeanne Mance School of Nursing from 1967. She went on to receive her BSN from the University of Vermont in 1981.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012

Kittell did not seek re-election in 2012.


See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010

Kittell ran for re-election to the 16th District Seat (Franklin District) in 2010. She ran against Mike McCarthy in the primary. She ran against Randolph Brock (R) and defeated Judith McLaughlin (R), Mike McCarthy (D), and Peter Moss in the general election on November 2, 2010.[1]

Vermont State Senate, Franklin District, General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Randy Brock (R) 9,014
Green check mark transparent.png Sara Kittell (D) 6,358
Judith McLaughlin (R) 5,463
Mike McCarthy (D) 5,219
Peter Moss (2010 Peace) 793


On November 4, 2008, Kittell won re-election by finishing second for the two-seat Franklin District of the Vermont State Senate, receiving 8,920 votes behind Republican Randolph Brock (9,307) and ahead of Democrat Don Collins (8,731), Republican Bill Rowell (7,393), and write-ins (27).[2]

Kittell raised $6,770 for her campaign, against $36,854 by Brock, $5,701 by Collins, and $13,795 by Rowell.[3]

Vermont State Senate, Franklin District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Randy Brock (R) 9,307
Green check mark transparent.png Sara Branon Kittell (D) 8,920
Don Collins (D) 8,731
Bill Rowell (R) 7,393
Write-ins 27

Campaign donors


In 2010, Kittell received $3,557 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Vermont State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sara Branon Kittell's campaign in 2010
Vermont Fund For Families$500
Miller, Doug & Wilbur, Jill$200
Bushey, Mary & Richard$200
Contribution By Candidate Or Candidates Immediate Family$200
Beauregard, Paul B$200
Total Raised in 2010 $3,557


Kittell raised $6,770 for the 2008 election.

Her major contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Linda Werner $400
Pat Branon $300
Kym Boyman and Beth Robinson $300
Jill and Douglas Wilbur $250
Shane Branon $250

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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.[6] Here's how Kittell voted on the selected bills:

Vermont Voters Scorecard, 2011-2012
National Popular Vote Green Mountain Care Green Mountain Care Green Mountain Care Tax Bill Free Speech Health Exchange CVPS Rebate Cloud Computing
Y N N Y Absent Y Y Y Y


Kittell and her husband William have three children.

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