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Senator Dick Sears Jr.

Bennington District
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343 Matteson Rd., North Bennington, VT 05257
RICHARD W. SEARS, JR. of Bennington, Bennington County, Democrat, was born in Framingham, Massachusetts, on April 22, 1943, and became a resident of Bennington in 1971. Occupation: Worked in residential programs for troubled youth for over 35 years. Retired January 1, 2006. He was educated in schools in Ashland, Massachusetts; New Hampton School, New Hampton, New Hampshire; University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont (BA, 1966). He is married to the former Beverly Bushey. Member of Bennington Select Board, 1987-93 (chairman for four years) and Elks Lodge #567. Member of the Senate: 1993-94, 1995-96, 1997-98, 1999-2000, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014. Religious preference: Congregational. E-mail:, Post Office Address: 343 Matteson Road, North Bennington, VT 05257.

Roll Call Votes by Senator Sears

2018 Special Session
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