Sarah Buxton

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Sarah Buxton
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Vermont House Of Representatives, Windsor-Orange 1
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Sarah E. Buxton is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Windsor-Orange-1. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Buxton graduated from the University of Vermont in 2000 and attended Vermont Law School.

Buxton is a Development Officer for the Center for Legal Services at Vermont Law School. She has worked in politics for over a decade, first in the Office of Governor Howard Dean and later as his National Director for Scheduling and Advance with Dean for America. Buxton has also worked for Democracy for America, the Children's Defense Fund, Hackett for Ohio, and most recently the U.S. House of Representatives.

Committee assignments


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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013


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



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Buxton won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Windsor-Orange 1. Buxton was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and defeated David Ainsworth (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Vermont House of Representatives, Windsor-Orange 1 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSarah Buxton Incumbent 54.8% 1,113
     Republican David Ainsworth 45.2% 917
Total Votes 2,030


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sarah Buxton ran for the Vermont House of Representatives Windsor-Orange 1 district in 2010. She defeated Walter Hastings in the Democratic primary on August 24, 2010. She was opposed by David Ainsworth (R) in the November 2, 2010 general election. According to unofficial results Buxton won, but as of November 15 a recount is pending.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Windsor-Orange 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sarah Buxton (D) 882
David Ainsworth (R) 881

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, when Buxton first won election to the House, she collected $20,207 in donations.[4]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Elect Louise Barreda $2,124
Eugene Shields $1,000
Geoffrey B. Shields $1,000
Richard Buxton $1,000
Kaptur for Congress $1,000


Buxton grew up in rural Orwell, VT. She is not married.

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