Mark Smith (Pennsylvania)
|Running for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor|
|General election||November 4, 2014|
|Bradford County Commissioner|
|High school||Athens Area High School (1996)|
|Date of birth||April 19, 1978|
|Profession||Bradford County Commissioner|
|(dead link) Campaign website|
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.
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.
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."
Smith lost the primary to Mike Stack.
|Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Election Results via Pennsylvania Department of State.|
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- Scranton Building Trades Council (SBTC)
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- Official campaign website (dead link)
- Facebook campaign page
- Mark Smith on Twitter
- Bradford County commissioners
- (dead link)more-about-mark/ Mark Smith for Lieutenant Governor, " About Mark," accessed April 22, 2013
- Philly.com, "Gay marriage support costs Dem candidate band gig," April 12, 2013
- The Daily Review, "Mark Smith enters Lt. Gov.'s race," February 22, 2013
- Politics PA, "Scranton Building Trades Endorse Mark Smith Lt. Gov Bid," December 2, 2013
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