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|Status = Incumbent
 
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|Tenure = 2003 - Present
 
|Tenure = 2003 - Present
|Term ends = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 9, 2013]]
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|Term ends = [[Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|Per diem = $162/day (non-commuter) <br> $61/day (commuter)
 
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|Last election = [[Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|First elected = 2002
 
|First elected = 2002
 
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|Next election = [[Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
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|Bachelor's = University of Vermont, 1987
 
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|J.D. = Indiana University, 1991
 
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|Birthday = December 16, 1965
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|Place of birth = Danbury, Connecticut
 
|Profession = Lawyer  
 
|Profession = Lawyer  
 
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|Office website = http://www.leg.state.vt.us/lms/legdir/districts.asp?Body=H
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|Office website = http://www.leg.state.vt.us/legdir/districts.cfm?Body=H&Session=2014
 
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{{tnr}}'''Shap Smith''' (b. December 16, 1965) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Vermont House of Representatives]], representing Lamoille-Washington-1.  
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{{tnr}}'''Shap Smith''' (b. December 16, 1965) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Vermont House of Representatives]], representing Lamoille-Washington-1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He is currently serving as [[Speaker of the House]].  
  
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==Biography==
 
Smith earned his BA from the University of Vermont in 1987.  He went on to receive his JD from Indiana University in 1991.
 
Smith earned his BA from the University of Vermont in 1987.  He went on to receive his JD from Indiana University in 1991.
  
 
Smith is a lawyer.
 
Smith is a lawyer.
  
Smith joined the Vermont State House of Representatives in 2003.  He has served in that position since, representing the Lamoille-Washington-1 District.  He currently serves as [[Speaker of the House]].
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Judicial Rules
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Rules
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 = Legislative Council
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|Joint3 = Yes
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:
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|State = Vermont
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Judicial Rules
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Legislative Council
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 = Rules
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|Committee4 = Rules
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|Joint4 = Yes
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:
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|State = Vermont
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Legislative Council
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Rules
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Smith won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012|Vermont House of Representatives]] Lamoille-Washington.  Smith was unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://vermont-elections.org/elections1/2012ElectionResults/2012_election_info.html Vermont Secretary of State - Official Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://vermont-elections.org/PrimaryCandidateListing6.18.2012.3pm.pdf Vermont Secretary of State - Official primary candidate list]</ref>
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|Chamber = Vermont House of Representatives, Lamoille-Washington District, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 = Republican
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|winner1 = Peter Peltz
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|winner2 = Shap Smith
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|Inc1 = Y
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|Inc2 = Y
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|candidate3 = Mickey Smith
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|votes1 = 2177
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|votes2 = 2699
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|votes3 = 1347
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
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==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith has been appointed to these committees:
 
* [[Judicial Rules Committee, Vermont State Legislature|Joint Committee on Judicial Rules]]
 
* [[Legislative Council, Vermont State Legislature|Joint Committee on Legislative Council]]
 
* [[Rules Committee, Vermont House|Rules]]
 
* [[Rules Committee, Vermont State Legislature|Joint Committee on Rules]]
 
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:
 
* Legislative Council Committee
 
* [[Rules Committee, Vermont House]]
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010, a year in which Smith was up for election, he collected $5,665 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VT&y=2010&f=H 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
 
In 2010, a year in which Smith was up for election, he collected $5,665 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VT&y=2010&f=H 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Vermont House of Representatives
 
|Chamber = Vermont House of Representatives
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|total raised = $5,665
 
|total raised = $5,665
 
|org1 = Campaign Research Center
 
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Smith and his wife, Melissa Volansky, have two children.
 
Smith and his wife, Melissa Volansky, have two children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Shap + Smith + Vermont + House'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.leg.state.vt.us/lms/legdir/districts.asp?Body=H Vermont Legislature - Legislative Directory]  
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*[http://www.leg.state.vt.us/legdir/districts.cfm?Body=H&Session=2014 Vermont Legislature - Legislative Directory]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=51179 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=51179 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51179 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51179 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Revision as of 16:10, 31 May 2013

Shap Smith
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Vermont House Of Representatives, Lamoille-Washington 1
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
November 6, 2012
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Vermont, 1987
J.D.Indiana University, 1991
Personal
BirthdayDecember 16, 1965
Place of birthDanbury, Connecticut
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Shap Smith (b. December 16, 1965) is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Lamoille-Washington-1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He is currently serving as Speaker of the House.

Biography

Smith earned his BA from the University of Vermont in 1987. He went on to receive his JD from Indiana University in 1991.

Smith is a lawyer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Judicial Rules, Vice-chair
Rules
Legislative Council

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

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

Vermont House of Representatives, Lamoille-Washington District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Peltz Incumbent 35% 2,177
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShap Smith Incumbent 43.4% 2,699
     Republican Mickey Smith 21.6% 1,347
Total Votes 6,223

2010

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

Shap Smith ran for re-election to the Lamoille-Washington 1 District in 2010. He and Peter Peltz (D) both won in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Vermont House of Representatives, Lamoille-Washington 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Shap Smith (D) 2,441
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Peltz (D) 2,127

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Smith was up for election, he collected $5,665 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Vermont House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Shap Smith's campaign in 2010
Campaign Research Center$1,000
Miller, Eric & Elizabeth$500
Vermont Association Of Realtors$500
Walgreens$300
Comcast$300
Total Raised in 2010 $5,665

Personal

Smith and his wife, Melissa Volansky, have two children.

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