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Tess Taylor
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Vermont House Of Representatives, Washington 3
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
House Assistant Majority Leader
2013-present
Compensation
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
Personal
ProfessionGen. Manager, Vermont Granite Museum
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Therese M. "Tess" Taylor (b. April 28, 1958) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Washington-3. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008. She currently serving as House Assistant Majority Leader, and has been in that role since 2013.

Biography

Taylor earned her B.A. in Business Administration from St. Michael's College in 1980.

Taylor has worked as the Executive Director of the Pine Street Arts & Business Association. From 2001 to 2003, she was the Executive Director of Studio Place Arts. She has worked for Vermont Granite Museum as the General Manager since 2003.

She is currently a member of the Spaulding School Board.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Forest Products

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Taylor won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Washington 3. Taylor 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, Washington 3 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTess Taylor Incumbent 36.3% 1,696
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Poirier Incumbent 38.1% 1,778
     Republican John Santorello 25.5% 1,192
Total Votes 4,666

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Taylor ran for re-election to the Washington 3-2 District in 2010. She defeated Kristin Sohlstrom (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Washington 3-2 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tess Taylor (D) 598
Kristin Sohlstrom (R) 511

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Taylor is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Taylor raised a total of $8,259 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[4]

Tess Taylor's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State House, District Washington-3 Won $4,604
2010 Vermont State House, District Washington-3-2 Won $3,655
Grand Total Raised $8,259

2012

Taylor won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Taylor raised a total of $4,604.
Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tess Taylor's campaign in 2012
Vermont Solidarity House$400
Greater Barre Democrats$300
Lauzon, Thomas & Karen$250
Mitchell, Mark$200
Lamorte, Lauren & Akley, Norm$200
Total Raised in 2012$4,604
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Taylor was up for election, she collected $3,655 in donations.[5]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tess Taylor's campaign in 2010
Vermont State Employees Association$1,000
Greater Barre Democrats$330
Vermont Democratic House Campaign$250
Smith, Shap$200
Lamorte, Lauren & Akley, Norm$200
Total Raised in 2010 $3,655

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 Taylor 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
Absent N N Y Y N N Y N

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