Rating Group: Vermont National Federation of Independent Business

2007-2008 Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy

State Office Name Party Rating
VT Governor Phil Scott R 63
VT Lieutenant Governor Dave Zuckerman D 14
VT State House-Addison-4 Dave Sharpe D 14
VT State House-Bennington-1 Bill Botzow D 0
VT State House-Bennington-2-1 Timothy Corcoran II D 71
VT State House-Bennington-2-2 Mary Morrissey R 100
VT State House-Bennington-3 Alice Miller D 0
VT State House-Bennington-4 Cynthia Browning D 14
VT State House-Caledonia-4 Richard Lawrence R 100
VT State House-Chittenden-2 Jim McCullough D 0
VT State House-Chittenden-4-2 Bill Lippert, Jr. D 0
VT State House-Chittenden-6-1 Kurt Wright R 100
VT State House-Chittenden-6-5 Johannah Donovan D 0
VT State House-Chittenden-6-7 Clem Bissonnette D 0
VT State House-Chittenden-7-2 Ann Pugh D 17
VT State House-Chittenden-7-3 Helen Head D 0
VT State House-Chittenden-8-1 Linda Myers R 86
VT State House-Chittenden-9-1 Jim Condon D 50
VT State House-Chittenden-9-2 Patrick Brennan R 100
VT State House-Chittenden-10 Donald Turner, Jr. R 100
VT State House-Franklin-3-1 Kathleen Keenan D 43
VT State House-Grand Isle-Chittenden Mitzi Johnson D 14
VT State House-Lamoille-1 Heidi Scheuermann R 100
VT State House-Orange-2 Sarah Copeland-Hanzas D 0
VT State House-Orleans-2 Michael Marcotte Other 100
VT State House-Rutland-2 Dave Potter D 14
VT State House-Rutland-3 William Canfield Other 100
VT State House-Rutland-3 Robert Helm Other 100
VT State House-Rutland-Windsor-2 Dennis Devereux R 100
VT State House-Washington-1 Anne Donahue R 86
VT State House-Washington-2 Francis McFaun Other 43
VT State House-Washington-4 Warren Kitzmiller D 0
VT State House-Washington-6 Janet Ancel D 0
VT State House-Washington-7 Maxine Grad D 0
VT State House-Windham-3 Carolyn Partridge D 0
VT State House-Windham-4 David Deen D 0
VT State House-Windham-4 Mike Mrowicki D 0
VT State House-Windsor-3-2 Alice Emmons Other 0
VT State House-Windsor-Orange-1 David Ainsworth R 100
VT State House-Windsor-Orange-2 James Masland D 0
VT State House-Windsor-Rutland Sandy Haas Other 14
VT State Senate-Addison Claire Ayer D 63
VT State Senate-Addison Christopher Bray D 0
VT State Senate-Bennington Richard Sears, Jr. D 63
VT State Senate-Caledonia Jane Kitchel D 75
VT State Senate-Chittenden Ginny Lyons D 63
VT State Senate-Essex-Orleans John Rodgers D 43
VT State Senate-Essex-Orleans Robert Starr D 88
VT State Senate-Franklin Carolyn Branagan R 86
VT State Senate-Grand Isle Dick Mazza D 63
VT State Senate-Lamoille Richard Westman R 100
VT State Senate-Orange Mark MacDonald D 38
VT State Senate-Rutland Peg Flory R 100
VT State Senate-Washington Ann Cummings D 57
VT State Senate-Windham Jeanette White D 63
VT State Senate-Windsor Alison Clarkson D 0
VT State Senate-Windsor Dick McCormack D 63
VT State Senate-Windsor Alice Nitka D 63
VT Council Member-Ward 4 Kurt Wright R 100
VT State Board of Education Peter Peltz D 0
Joe Acinapura 71
Steven Adams 100
Jon Anderson 0
Margaret Andrews 0
William Aswad 0
Kenneth Atkins 0
Albert Audette 33
Joseph Baker 100
Susan Bartlett 75
John Campbell 57
Bill Carris 63
Margaret Cheney 0
Gregory Clark 100
John Clerkin 100
Michel Consejo 0
Gale Courcelle 0
Howard Crawford 100
Susan Hatch Davis 14
Andrew Donaghy 100
Bill Doyle 86
Sarah Edwards 14
Debbie Evans 43
Michael Fisher 0
Edward Flanagan 43
William Frank 0
Patsy French 0
Harold Giard 63
Gary Gilbert 14
Sandra Grenier 100
Bob Hartwell 50
Martha Heath 0
Steve Howard 14
Dick Howrigan, Sr. 33
Richard Hube 100
Vincent Illuzzi 75
Timothy Jerman 14
Willem Jewett 0
William Johnson 100
Duncan Kilmartin 100
Sara Kittell 50
Tony Klein 0
Thomas Koch 100
Patricia Komline 100
Joseph Krawczyk, Jr. 100
Leigh Larocque 100
Mark Larson 0
Joan Lenes 0
Lucy Leriche 0
Robert Lewis 100
Jason Lorber 0
Steven Maier 0
John Malcolm 0
Ann Manwaring 43
Richard Marek 0
Cynthia Martin 0
Linda Martin 14
Hull Maynard 100
Norman McAllister 100
Virginia McCormick 0
Patricia McDonald 100
James McNeil 100
Virginia Milkey 0
Hinda Miller 75
Sue Minter 0
Mark Mitchell 0
Anne Mook 0
John Moran 14
John Morley III 100
Kevin Mullin 83
Floyd Nease 0
Betty Nuovo 0
Michael John Obuchowski 0
Patricia O'Donnell 100
Scott Orr 0
Janice Peaslee 100
Kathy Pellett 0
Doug Racine 75
Ernest Shand 0
Peter Shumlin 63
Shap Smith, Jr. 0
Diane Snelling 88
Kristy Spengler 0
William Stevens 57
Donna Sweaney 0
Ira Trombley 0
Rachel Weston 0
Scott Wheeler 57
Philip Winters 100
John Zenie 14

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