|Vermont House Of Representatives, Orange 2|
|2005 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||9|
|Per diem||$162/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Oxbow High School|
|Bachelor's||University of Vermont|
Copeland-Hanzas earned her B.A. in History from the University of Vermont in 1992. One year later, she received a B.A. in Geology. She went on to receive her Teaching Certificate from Upper Valley Teacher Institute in 1995.
Copeland-Hanzas worked as a Teacher for Oxbow High School from 1995 to 1996. She also worked as Varsity Coach for Oxbow High School from 1993 to 2003. During this time, she was also Varsity Coach at Hanover High School. She has worked as a Saleswoman for the Copland Company Store since 1993.
She currently serves as Co-Chair of the Vermont Democratic Party Fundraising Committee as well.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Copeland-Hanzas served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Health Care, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Copeland-Hanzas served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health Care|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Copeland-Hanzas served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Health Care|
Copeland-Hanzas won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Orange 2. Copeland-Hanzas was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and defeated Mary Daly (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Orange 2 District, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Sarah Copeland-Hanzas Incumbent||63.4%||1,256|
|Vermont House of Representatives, Orange 2 General Election (2010)|
|Sarah Copeland-Hanzas (D)||919|
|Mary Daly (R)||625|
Comprehensive donor information for Copeland-Hanzas is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Copeland-Hanzas raised a total of $4,564 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.
|Sarah Copeland-Hanzas's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Orange-2||$2,071|
|2010||Vermont State House, District Orange-2||$2,493|
|Grand Total Raised||$4,564|
2012Copeland-Hanzas won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Copeland-Hanzas raised a total of $2,071.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sarah Copeland-Hanzas's campaign in 2012|
|Copeland, Jim & Debbie||$200|
|Patient Choices Of Vermont||$100|
|Vermont Trial Lawyers Association||$100|
|Total Raised in 2012||$2,071|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Copeland-Hanzas was up for election, she collected $2,493 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sarah Copeland-Hanzas's campaign in 2010|
|Oas Llc Dba Valley Vista||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$2,493|
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. Here's how Copeland-Hanzas 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|
Copeland-Hanzas and her husband, John, have three children.
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- Campaign website
- Vermont Legislature - Legislative Directory
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Vermont Secretary of State - Official Primary Results
- Vermont Secretary of State - Official primary candidate list
- Vermont Elections Division - 2010 Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "Hanzas, Sarah Copeland," accessed September 23, 2013
- 2010 campaign contributions
- Ethan Allen Institute "Report Cards," accessed September 10, 2013