|South Carolina House District 83|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Smith earned his B.A. from the University of South Carolina in 1962.
Smith served in the United States Army from 1959 to 1960. He then served in the United States Army Reserve from 1960 to 1965. From 1962 to 1965, he was a Business Official at the First National Bank of South Carolina. He then worked as Branch Manager at the South Carolina National Bank from 1965 to 1967. Smith worked for the Medical College of Georgia as an Administrator from 1967 to 1999. He is now retired.
Smith served on the North Augusta City Council from 1998 to 2000. He joined the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2000 and served in that position until 2010, representing the 83rd District.
While in the South Carolina House, Smith served on the following committees:
- Subcommittee on K-12 Education
- Subcommittee on Regulations
Smith did not run for re-election to District 83 in 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Smith won re-election to the 83rd District seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives, defeating Judy Hamilton (D).
Smith raised $34,094 for his campaign, while Hamilton raised $408.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 83 (2008)|
|Don Smith (R)||11,124|
|Judy Hamilton (D)||4,413|
Smith raised $34,094 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|House Republican Caucus of South Carolina||$10,000|
|South Carolina Leadership PAC||$2,000|
|Palmetto Leadership Council||$2,000|
|South Carolina Optometric Association||$1,050|
Smith and his wife, Linda, have three children.
- South Carolina House of Representative - Rep. Don Smith
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 83
| Succeeded by|
Bill Hixon (R)
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