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Kevin Smith
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Londonderry Town Manager
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
New Hampshire House of Representatives
1996-1998
Education
High schoolLondonderry High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of New Hampshire at Manchester
Personal
BirthdayJuly 28, 1977
ProfessionConservative activist
Websites
Campaign website
Kevin Smith was a 2012 Republican candidate for Governor of New Hampshire in the 2012 elections. Smith was defeated by Ovide Lamontagne in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012.[1]

Biography

Smith served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1996-1998. He then went on to work for former U.S. Senator Bob Smith and New Hampshire Gov. Craig Benson. Smith served in the governor's office for two years as liaison to the Executive Branch Department Heads and the Executive Council.

In 2005, Smith was appointed to New Hampshire's Division for Juvenile Justice Services. Afterwards he went on to serve three years as Executive Director of Cornerstone Action, a conservative advocacy organization.[2]

Education

  • Londonderry High School
  • B.A., Communications from University of New Hampshire at Manchester

Political career

New Hampshire House of Representatives (1996-1998)

Smith was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1996 and served until 1998.[3]

Elections

2014

See also: New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 2014

Following his defeat by Ovide Lamontagne in the 2012 Republican gubernatorial primary, Smith considered another bid for Governor of New Hampshire in 2014.[4] In July of 2013, Smith announced that he would not run and instead took the post of Town Manager for Londonderry.[5]

2012

See also: New Hampshire gubernatorial election, 2012

Smith was seeking the Republican nomination for Governor of New Hampshire in the 2012 elections. The primary election was held on September 11, 2012 and the general election is scheduled for November 6, 2012. Smith was defeated by Ovide Lamontagne in the Republican primary on Setpember 11, 2012.[6]

When asked why he was running, Smith stated, "As Governor, I have a practical, but bold plan to bring more high-paying and sustainable jobs to the state, spur economic development, reduce our high health care and energy costs, and retain more of our young workers after they finish school by creating more job opportunities for them here in our own state. I have the vision, energy, and experience to see this plan through and will work with all of our citizens to lead our state into a new era of prosperity, and make New Hampshire into the envy of the nation."[7]

Personal

Smith lives in Litchfield with his wife, Suzy, and their three children.[8]

See also

External links

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