ASHLAND — The Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee (PBVRC) is pleased to announce that Bob Smith, candidate for US Senate, will speak at the first spaghetti dinner of the season on Friday, June 27. He joins gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway on the evening's agenda. After their talks, the speakers will be happy to take questions.
Andrew Hemingway is an entrepreneur, Republican activist and native of New Hampshire. He is a vocal leader of Republican ideals in the Granite State and has spent the past several years working to spread a message of fiscal restraint and individual freedoms.
Andrew is the founder and current owner of Digital Acumen -- a technology firm specializing in emerging political communications—and Founder and Chief Political Innovation Officer at his newer company, Grassloots-- a web-based fundraising tool being used by Republican candidates across the country.
In the political realm, Andrew served as NH State Director for Newt Gingrich's Presidential campaign, organized the first-ever US Presidential Primary Twitter Debate in 2011 and successfully led the charge against the state LLC Tax.
When not involving himself in political activity and running his businesses, Andrew enjoys time with his wife Katie and his two children, Morgan and Connor, at their home in Bristol.
Bob Smith and his wife have resided in Wolfeboro since 1970. He is a Navy Vietnam veteran and former teacher, coach, and manager of a real estate firm.
His political career began as a school board member. In 1976 he volunteered for Ronald Reagan in Reagan's first presidential campaign and ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 1980. He did serve as Congressman fro 1985-1990, and as US Senator from 1991-2003. He is currently running for another term as US Senator.