|Vermont House of Representatives, Lamoille-Washington 1|
|2007 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||7|
|Per diem||$107/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Profession||Owner, Peter Peltz Construction, Inc.|
Peltz earned his BFA from Tufts University in 1971.
Peltz was the owner of Vermont Vernacular Designs, Incorporated from 1991 to 2003. He has been the owner of Peter Peltz Construction, Incorporated since 1985.
Peltz served as a member/Chairperson of the Woodbury Elementary School Board from 1981 to 1984 and from 1987 to 1990. He then served as member/Chairperson of the Hazen Union High School Board from 1990 to 2003.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Peltz served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Education, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Peltz served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Peltz served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2009|
Peltz won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Lamoille-Washington. Peltzwas unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Vermont House of Representatives, Lamoille-Washington 1 General Election (2010)|
|Shap Smith (D)||2,441|
|Peter Peltz (D)||2,127|
Comprehensive donor information for Peltz is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Peltz raised a total of $3,058 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.
|Peter Peltz's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Lamoille-Washington||$3,058|
|2010||Vermont State House, District Lamoille-Washington-1||$0|
|Grand Total Raised||$3,058|
2012Peltz won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Peltz raised a total of $3,058.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Peter Peltz's campaign in 2012|
|Pac For A Better Vermont||$500|
|Contribution By Candidate Or Candidates Immediate Family||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$3,058|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Peltz was up for election, he did not collect any money in donations.
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|Vermont Voters Scorecard, 2011-2012|
|Health Provider Tax||Green Mountain Care||Education Taxation||Green Mountain Care||Property Rate Tax||Health Exchange||Green Mountain Care||Renewable Portfolio||CVPS Rebate|
Peltz and his wife, Cacky, have two children.
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