Kenneth Smith

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Kenneth Smith
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Candidate for
North Carolina House of Representatives, District 22
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolClinton High School
Bachelor'sCampbell University
Master'sCampbell University
Websites
Campaign website
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Kenneth Smith is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 22 of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

Biography

Smith grew up in Clinton, North Carolina and graduated from Clinton High School in 1993. He earned his bachelor's degree from Campbell University in 2005 and his master's degree from Campbell University Divinity School in 2011.[1]

Professionally, Smith has worked as the operations manager for Kmart in Clinton and as a store manager for Sampson Ace Hardware. He is currently on staff with Walgreens Pharmacy. Since 1997, he has served as an ordained Baptist minister.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Smith listed the following issues on his campaign website:[2]

Gun control

Excerpt: "I will stand firm with firearm advocates to insure our liberties are protected."

Abortion

Excerpt: "I am pro-life because my faith has taught me to cherish all life. As state representative, I will take every step to protect our unborn."

Taxes

Excerpt: "I will work every day to find wasteful government spending, so we can reduce further the taxes burdening North Carolinians and attract new businesses."

Education

Excerpt: "Common Core not only eradicates state and local control over education, but it also establishes a dangerous federal government data gathering scheme, including invasive questioning and tracking of students...I will work to repeal any North Carolina participation in Common Core."

Autism

Excerpt: "As a parent with a child that has Aspergers, I have observed how many individuals lack an understanding of the daily struggle of these children. With the every increasing number of children with autism in our state, I support increase funding for treatment, education, and support of families impacted by this disease."

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent William Brisson was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Kenneth Smith was unopposed in the Republican primary. Brisson and Smith will face off in the general election.[3][4]

Personal

Smith and his wife, April Sinclair, have two children.[5]

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