Jefferson Smith

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Jefferson Smith
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Oregon House of Representatives District 47
Former member
In office
2009-2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oregon
J.D.Harvard Law School
Personal
Place of birthPortland, OR
ProfessionAttorney
CandidateVerification
Jefferson Smith is a former Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 47 from 2009 until his retirement in 2013. Smith was elected assistant leader on politics for the Democratic Caucus, beginning in the 2011 session.[1]

Biography

Smith earned his B.A. from the University of Oregon and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. His professional experience includes working as an attorney and as the founder of the Oregon Bus Project.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Smith did not run for re-election in 2012.

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Smith won re-election to the 47th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition but was challenged by Dee Flowers in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Oregon State House, District 47
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jefferson Smith (D) 10,395
Dee Flowers (R) 6,256

2008

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Smith was elected to Oregon State House District 47.[4][5]He ran unopposed.

Oregon State House District 47
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jefferson Smith (D) 14,858
Misc. 528

Campaign donors

2010

Smith collected $67,951 in campaign donations in 2010. The largest donors to the campaign are listed below.[6]

2008

In 2008 Smith collected $77,911 in donations.[7]

These were the largest contributions in 2008.

Donor Amount
SMITH, JEFFERSON $6,250
ZOOM STUDIO AN ENZEI CO $6,000
AMY, STAN $2,300
WILLIAMS, HOMER G $2,300
LEWIS, KENNETH $2,300
SMITH, HYRUM $2,300

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Preceded by
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Oregon House of Representatives - District 47
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Jessica Vega Pederson (D)