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Dustin Allard Degree

Dustin Allard Degree is a politician from the city of St. Albans in the U.S. state of Vermont. A Republican, he represented St. Albans in the Vermont General Assembly during the 2011-2012 biennial session. Degree graduated from Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans in 2003, attended the Tilton School in 2004, and attended Norwich University and the University of Vermont. He worked in the office of Governor Jim Douglas.

In June 2010, Degree left his job in the governor's office to run for the Vermont House of Representatives, seeking the Franklin-3 District seat in the General Assembly to represent St. Albans City. He cited fiscal responsibility and the need to provide more opportunities to young Vermonters as his top priorities during the campaign.On November 2, 2010, Degree defeated one-term incumbent State Representative Jeff Young by 243 votes to secure one of the two seats in the district. When he took office on January 5, 2011, at 25 years old, he was the second youngest member of the Vermont General Assembly and the youngest Republican serving in the Legislature. Degree was also the principal in the St. Albans consulting company Champlain Strategies, LLC.In 2012, Degree ran for the State Senate; he won a nomination for one of Franklin County's two seats. In the general election, he was defeated by only 34 votes, a result which was confirmed by a recount.Degree ran again in 2014; in November, he won election to one of Franklin County's two seats.In 2016, Degree was reelected to a second term. In January 2017, the Republican members of the State Senate chose him to serve as minority leader.Degree resigned from the Senate in November 2017 in order to join the administration of Governor Phil Scott as special assistant to the governor and executive director of workforce expansion.In December 2017, Scott announced that he had appointed Randy Brock to fill the Senate vacancy caused by Degree's resignation.

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Some of their strengths

Dustin Allard Degree has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Generous, Intelligent, Intellectual, Analytical, Adventurous, Energetic, and Practical.

Idealistic and Altruistic

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Dustin Allard Degree is someone who is an idealist and an altruist who possesses an innovative, intellectual, and analytical mind, and who approaches life in an optimistic and easygoing manner. A person who is known for being fun and creative.

Adventurous and Free

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Dustin Allard Degree well know them as someone who can be talented, wayward and free, like a big river or the ocean.

Methodical and Exacting

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Dustin Allard Degree as someone who is careful, methodical, and a perfectionist.

A person who forms successful business partnerships, who appreciates the variety the world has to offer, who takes a frugal approach to life and tends to be a workaholic, and who engages in things that let them express their opinion.

Emotionally Intelligent and Intuitive

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Dustin Allard Degree is someone who tends to have strong emotional intelligence and intuition, and who can be a catalyst of change for others.

They are also someone who is patient, assertive, and who is a natural leader that likes to help others in need.

Altruistic and Innovative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Dustin Allard Degree tends to be someone who sacrifices things for the good of others and wants to do "good" in the world. Who is often thought of as an innovator or rebel who thrives when trying to chase a breakthrough of some sort, who has a clear and sound mind, and who can be charming and sociable.

Some of Dustin Allard Degree's challenges

While Dustin Allard Degree has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Dustin Allard Degree can be Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Impulsive, Careless, Hesitant, Narcissistic, and Sensitive.

Rebellious and Emotionally Distant

One of Dustin Allard Degree's key challenges is that they are someone who can be rebellious and emotionally distant.

Dustin Allard Degree must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs, and can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Sensitive and Critical

Dustin Allard Degree is someone who can be insecure, critical, and pessimistic, who can have difficulty relaxing, can be possessive and jealous, and who can have difficulty listening to others' opinions and perspectives and make hasty decisions.

Serious and Callous

Finally, Dustin Allard Degree also can be too giving, come across as too "high and mighty", and can have a hard time expressing feelings.

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