Vermont Auditor of Accounts

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Seal of the State Auditor of Vermont

The Vermont State Auditor of Accounts is one of six constitutional officers in Vermont, elected statewide every two years. The Office provides an independent and objective assessment of Vermont's governmental operations.

The current Auditor is Douglas R. Hoffer, a Democrat/Progressive. He was first elected to this office in 2012.

Until 1870, Vermont elected their Auditor of Accounts for one-year terms.[1]

Former Vermont Auditors

# Auditor Picture Term Party
1 Elisha Clark 1790–1797 No party affiliation
2 Seth Storrs Seth Storrs.jpg 1797–1801 No party affiliation
3 Benjamin Emmons, Jr. 1801–1807 No party affiliation
4 Alex Hutchinson 1807–1813 Democratic-Republican
5 Job Lyman 1813–1815 No party affiliation
6 Alex Hutchinson 1815–1817 Democratic-Republican
7 Willis Hall, Jr. 1817–1819 No party affiliation
8 Norman Williams Norman Williams.jpg 1819–1823 Democratic-Republican
9 David Pierce 1823–1829 Democratic-Republican
1829-1835 National Republican
1835-1839 Anti-Masonic
1839-1845 Whig
10 Silas H. Hodges 1845–1850 Whig
11 Frederick E. Woodbridge FEWoodbridge.jpg 1850–1853 Whig
12 William M. Pingry William Morrill Pingry.jpg 1853–1855 Free Soil
1855-1860 Republican
13 Jeptha Bradley 1860–1864 Republican
14 Dugald Stewart 1864–1870 National Union
1867-1870 Republican
15 Whitman G. Ferrin 1870–1877 Republican
16 Jedd P. Ladd 1877–1879 Republican
17 E. Henry Powell Edward Henry Powell.jpg 1879–1892 Republican
18 Franklin D. Hale Franklin Darius Hale.jpg 1892–1898 Republican
19 Orion M. Barber Orion Metcalf Barber.jpg 1898–1902 Republican
20 Horace F. Graham Horace French Graham.jpg 1902–1917 Republican
21 Benjamin Gates Benjamin Gates (Vermont).jpg 1917–1941 Republican
22 David V. Anderson David Verner Anderson.jpg 1941–1965 Republican
23 Jay H. Gordon 1965–1969 Democratic
24 Robert T. King Robert T. King.jpg 1969–1970 Republican
25 Alexander V. Acebo Alexander V. Acebo.jpg 1970–1993 Republican
26 Edward S. Flanagan 1993–2001 Democratic
27 Elizabeth M. Ready 2001–2005 Democratic
28 Randy Brock Randy Brock for Vermont Lt Governor 2016 - 20151020-IMG 7818.jpg 2005–2007 Republican
29 Thomas M. Salmon 2007-2009 Democratic
2009–2013 Republican[2]
30 Doug Hoffer Doug Hoffer.png 2013–present Progressive/Democratic[3]


  1. ^ Snelling Center (pdf) Archived January 12, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Elected as a Democrat in 2006 and 2008, switched to the Republican Party in 2009 and was re-elected in 2010
  3. ^ Was a member of Progressive Party, but also received and accepted nomination of Democratic Party afterward

External links

  • Vermont State Auditor of Accounts
  • Government of Vermont portal
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