Vermont House of Representatives
|Vermont General Assembly|
New session started
|January 5, 2019|
Speaker of the House
Jill Krowinski (D)
since January 4, 2017
Republican Minority Leader
Progressive Minority Leader
Length of term
|Authority||Section 7, Legislative Department, Constitution of Vermont|
|Salary||$636/week + per diem|
| November 3, 2020 |
|November 8, 2022|
|State House Chamber,|
Vermont State House
Montpelier, Vermont, U.S.
The Vermont House of Representatives is the lower house of the Vermont General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Vermont. The House comprises 150 members, with each member representing around 4,100 citizens. Representatives are elected to a two-year term without term limits.
Vermont had a unicameral legislature until 1836. It added a senate by constitutional amendment.The House meets in Representatives Hall at the Vermont State House in Montpelier.
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The Speaker of the House presides over the House of Representatives. The Speaker is elected by the full House by Australian Ballot. If there is only one candidate, the election is usually held by voice vote. In addition to presiding over the body, the Speaker controls committee assignments and the flow of legislation. Other House leaders, such as the majority and minority leaders and whips, are elected by their respective party caucuses relative to their party's strength in the chamber. There are three party caucuses in the Vermont House; the Democratic Caucus which is currently in the majority, and the Republican and Progressive Caucuses, each currently being in the minority. Independent members of the House may choose to caucus with a party or none at all.
As of 2019, the Speaker was Democrat Mitzi Johnson of the Grand Isle-Chittenden District.The Majority Leader was Democrat Jill Krowinski of the Chittenden-6-3 District. The Republican Minority Leader was Republican Patricia McCoy of the Rutland-1 district. The Progressive Minority Leader was Progressive Robin Chesnut-Tangerman of the Rutland-Bennington district. The Clerk of the House was William M. MaGill.
|Speaker of the House||Mitzi Johnson||Democratic||Grand Isle||Chittenden|
|Majority Leader||Jill Krowinski||Democratic||Burlington||Chittenden-6-3|
|Assistant Majority Leader (Whip)||Tristan Toleno||Democratic||Brattleboro||Windham-2-3|
|Deputy Assistant Majority Leader||Emily Long||Democratic||Newfane||Windham-5|
|Minority Leader||Patricia McCoy||Republican||Poultney||Rutland-1|
|Assistant Minority Leader (Whip)||Rob LaClair||Republican||Barre Town||Washington-2|
|Progressive Leader||Robin Chesnut-Tangerman||Progressive||Middletown Springs||Rutland-Bennington|
|Assistant Progressive Leader (Whip)||Diana Gonzalez||Progressive||Burlington||Chittenden-6-7|
|Deputy Assistant Progressive Leader||Sandy Haas||Progressive||Rochester||Windsor-Rutland|
(shading indicates majority caucus)
|Latest voting share||71.3%||28.7%|
|Addison-5||Harvey Smith||Rep||New Haven||2010|
|Bennington-2-1||Timothy Corcoran II||Dem||Bennington||2002|
|Mary A. Morrissey||Rep||Bennington||1996|
|Bennington-Rutland-1||Linda Joy Sullivan||Dem||Dorset||2016|
|Caledonia-2||Chip Troiano||Dem||East Hardwick||2014|
|Caledonia-3||Scott Beck||Rep||St. Johnsbury||2014|
|Scott Campbell||Dem||St. Johnsbury||2018|
|Chittenden-6-5||Johannah Leddy Donovan||Dem||Burlington||2000|
|Chittenden-7-1||Martin LaLonde||Dem||South Burlington||2014|
|Chittenden-7-2||Ann Pugh||Dem||South Burlington||1992|
|Chittenden-7-3||John Killacky||Dem||South Burlington||2002|
|Chittenden-7-4||Maida Townsend||Dem||South Burlington||2012|
|Chittenden-8-1||Marybeth Redmond||Dem||Essex Town||2018|
|Linda K. Myers||Rep||Essex Town||2000|
|Chittenden-8-2||Dylan Giambatista||Dem||Essex Junction||2016|
|Lori Houghton||Dem||Essex Junction||2016|
|Essex-Caledonia-Orleans||Paul Lefebvre||Rep||Island Pond||2014|
|Franklin-3-1||Mike McCarthy||Dem||St. Albans City||2018|
|Casey Toof||Rep||St. Albans City||2018|
|Franklin-3-2||Eileen Dickinson||Rep||St. Albans Town||2008|
|Brian K. Savage||Rep||Swanton||2008|
|Franklin-7||Felisa Leffler||Rep||Enosburg Falls||2018|
|Grand Isle-Chittenden-1||Mitzi Johnson||Dem||South Hero||2002|
|Leland Morgan||Rep||West Milton||2016|
|Orange-Caledonia||Chip Conquest||Dem||Wells River||2008|
|Orleans-1||Lynn Batchelor||Rep||Derby Line||2010|
|Orleans-2||Michael Marcotte||Rep||Newport Town||2004|
|Woodman Page||Rep||Newport City||2018|
|Sam Young||Dem||West Glover||2010|
|Rutland-2||Tom Burditt||Rep||West Rutland||2010|
|Rutland-3||William Canfield||Rep||Fair Haven||2004|
|Robert Helm||Rep||Fair Haven||1990|
|Rutland-4||Thomas Terenzini||Rep||Rutland Town||2012|
|Rutland-5-1||Peter Fagan||Rep||Rutland City||2008|
|Rutland-5-2||Lawrence Cupoli||Rep||Rutland City||2012|
|Rutland-5-3||Mary Howard||Dem||Rutland City||2016|
|Rutland-5-4||William Notte||Dem||Rutland City||2018|
|Rutland-Bennington||Robin Chesnut-Tangerman||Prog||Middletown Springs||2014|
|Washington-2||Robert LaClair||Rep||Barre Town||2014|
|Francis McFaun||Rep||Barre Town||2004|
|Washington-3||Peter Anthony||Dem||Barre City||2018|
|Tommy Walz||Dem||Barre City||2014|
|Matt Trieber||Dem||Bellows Falls||2011↑|
|Windham-Bennington-Windsor||Kelly Pajala||Ind||South Londonderry||2017↑|
|Windsor-Orange-2||Timothy Briglin||Dem||Thetford Center||2014|
|Jim Masland||Dem||Thetford Center||1998|
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