Pete Smith

Peter Plympton Smith is a former member of the United States House of Representatives from the U.S. state of Vermont, the 74th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, and an education administrator. He served as the founding president of the Community College of Vermont, the founding president of California State University, Monterey Bay, and as assistant director general for education of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization . Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Pete Smith has 46 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Call-In as a Lieutenant Governor for Vermont. The year with the most videos was 1990 with 24 videos as a Republican Representative. Most appearances with Bernie Sanders (2), Madeleine M. Kunin (2), Bill Paxon (2).

Appearances by Title:Lieutenant Governor, Vermont Videos: 2


President, Ripon Society c. December 9, 1992 - c. March 19, 1993 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative, R-VT January 3, 1989 - January 3, 1992 Videos: 42

Recent Appearances

  • Fiscal Year 1994 Federal Budget

    Fiscal Year 1994 Federal Budget

    Mr. Cowan spoke on the reduction of the federal deficit and the efforts of his organization, "Lead or Leave". This…

  • Republican Party Issues

    Republican Party Issues

    Senate Minority Leader Robert Dole and Republican party leader Haley Barbour spoke to a dinner gathering of a moderate…

  • The Future of the Republican Party

    The Future of the Republican Party

    The speakers addressed the goals and strategies of the Republican Party since the unsuccessful presidential campaign in the…

  • A Progressive Republican Agenda for Congress

    A Progressive Republican Agenda for Congress

    Former Rep. Smith, president of the Ripon Society, former Rep. Frenzel, former Rep. Buchanan, and spoke at a news conference to…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2065, to improve tropical forest management, by a voice vote. The House passed H.R. 5932, to improve…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House session continued with an agreement of a proposed budget resolution. By a yea-and-nay vote of 250 yeas to 164…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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