County’s lone GOP state rep. to retire

Rep. Harvey Smith of New Haven told the Independent this week he’ll leave the House at the conclusion of this, his 10th two-year term, in order to spend more time with family.

Editorial: With thanks, Rep. Harvey Smith

As the lone Republican representing Addison County in Vermont’s legislature, Rep. Harvey Smith’s announcement this week that he will not seek re-election in November sparks a moment of political reflection.

Harvey Smith returns to House

ADDISON-5 — Longtime incumbent Rep. Harvey Smith said he was surprised that his margin of victory in the Addison-5 House race wasn’t closer. Smith, a New Haven Republican, defeated Bridport Democrat and first-time candidate Jubilee McGill, 1,331-1,127, fo … (read more)

Candidate Q&A: Addison-5

ADDISON COUNTY — All of Addison County’s incumbent state senators and representatives will run for re-election Nov. 3, and many challengers have stepped up to make sure there will be competition for the two state Senate seats representing Addison County, … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Rep. Harvey Smith’s knowledge is a vital resource

As a lifetime resident of New Haven, and a lifetime independent voter, I’m encouraging all voters that Harvey Smith represents to vote for him. Harvey has always stepped up to help whenever he’s been asked. Most recently, as chair of the New Haven selectb … (read more)