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|Iowa House of Representatives District 81|
|Bachelor's||Buena Vista University|
|Place of birth||Ottumwa, Iowa|
Smith currently attends Buena Vista University, where he intends to receive a bachelor's degree in political science and History.
Smith's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"Create lasting careers and boost business in our economy and keep more money in Iowan's pockets."
- Excerpt:"Cut wasteful spending and make government more effective and improve Iowa's education system."
- Excerpt:"Improve our infrastructure once and for all."
- Excerpt:"Protect the Purity of our U.S Constitutional Right to Vote."
- Excerpt:"Protect the Second Amendment."
- Excerpt:"Strengthen Efforts on Illegal-Immigration."
Smith ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 81. Smith defeated Rick McClure in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012, and was defeated by incumbent Mary Gaskill (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 81, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Mary Gaskill Incumbent||59.9%||7,706|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 81 Republican Primary, 2012|
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