Mark Smith (Pennsylvania)

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Mark Smith
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Current candidacy
Running for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Bradford County Commissioner
In office
2008-present
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolAthens Area High School (1996)
Personal
BirthdayApril 19, 1978
ProfessionBradford County Commissioner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Mark Smith was a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor in the 2014 elections.

Biography

Smith is a Bradford County Commissioner. He became the youngest chair of the commission in 2008 at the age of 29. Prior to entering politics, Smith was an industrial design engineer.[1]

Smith is also a musician. He played guitar in the Christian rock band One Floor Away until March 2013 when he was kicked out for supporting same-sex marriage.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

Smith ran for election to the Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor but faild to win the Democratic nomination in the primary.[3]

Upon announcing his campaign Smith stated, "The next lieutenant governor must be more than just a placeholder. Pennsylvania needs a lieutenant governor to engage with citizens and local governments across the state to seek solutions to our most pressing issues. As lieutenant governor, I will work relentlessly as a public advocate to give a voice to those people and communities that are all too often left behind by the bureaucracy in Harrisburg."[3]

Results

Smith lost the primary to Mike Stack.

Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Stack 46.7% 347,890
Mark Critz 15.9% 118,339
Brad Koplinski 11.9% 88,644
Mark Smith 14.6% 108,683
Brandon Neuman 10.8% 80,661
Total Votes 744,217
Election Results Via:Pennsylvania Department of State Unofficial Election Results. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 99.53% precincts reporting.

Endorsements

  • Wilkes-Barre Building Trades Council
  • Scranton Building Trades Council (SBTC)[4]

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