|Former candidate for|
|U.S. House, Alabama, District 3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||14|
Smith is a 14 year U.S. Army Combat Veteran. He served during Operation Iraqi Freedom as a squad leader and platoon sergeant. While serving in the military, he earned induction into the Sergeant Audey Leon Murphy Leadership Club.
Smith's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Excerpt: "Any legislation that I introduce will prioritize support for wounded warriors, mental health, and the well being of our military families and veterans...I will advocate for additional funding for the VA."
- Voting rights
- Excerpt: "Voter indemnification laws can disproportionately burden young voters, people of color, low income families, people with disabilities, and the elderly."
- Excerpt: "Plan2020 is a great start but we need to follow through to ensure its success...I inten[d] to promote the raising of standards for preparatory programs for teachers as well as recognizing and rewarding good teaching, and retaining good teachers."
Smith ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Alabama's 3rd District. Smith won the Democratic nomination unopposed in the primary on June 3, 2014. Smith was defeated by incumbent Mike Rogers (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Alabama District 3 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Mike Rogers Incumbent||66.1%||103,558|
|Source: Alabama Secretary of State|
Smith and his wife, Carla, have five children.
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