Harvey Smith

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Harvey Smith
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Vermont House Of Representatives, Addison 5
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Harvey Smith is a Republican member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Addison-5. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998, serving until 2007 and elected to the chamber again in 2010.


Smith began his career as a dairy farmer, and now raises soybeans and co-owns Smith Family Beef with his granddaughter. He is a past president of the Addison County Farm Bureau and Justice of the Peace. In 2007, he was appointed as the State Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency in Vermont, where he served for two years.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Forest Products


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:



See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Smith won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Addison 5. Smith was unopposed in the August 28 Republican primary and won re-election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Vermont House of Representatives, Addison 5 District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHarvey Smith Incumbent 54% 1,151
     Democratic Edward McGuire 46% 982
Total Votes 2,133


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Harvey Smith ran for the Vermont House of Representatives Addison 4 in 2010. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 24, 2010. He defeated Spencer Putnam (D) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Addison 5 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Harvey Smith (R) 1,003
Spencer Putnam (D) 843

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, when Smith first won election to the House, he collected $4,960 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Mike's Fuels, LLC $500
Addison County Republican Committee $400
Campaign Research Center $350
Harveyrey Nelson $300


Smith and his wife, Donna, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Christopher Bray (D)
Vermont House of Representatives Addison-5
Succeeded by