David Smith (Arizona)

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David Smith
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Candidate for
Arizona House of Representatives, District 15
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Arizona House of Representatives District 7
January 10, 2011-2013
CandidateVerification
David Burnell Smith is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 15 of the Arizona House of Representatives.

Smith is a former Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 7 from 2011 to 2013.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

David Smith (Arizona) endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2014

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arizona House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 28, 2014. Incumbents John Allen and Heather Carter will face David Burnell Smith in the Republican primary.[2]

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Smith ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 15. He was defeated by John Allen and incumbent Heather Carter in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012.[3]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 15 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHeather Carter Incumbent 39.6% 13,196
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Allen 23.5% 7,813
David Smith Incumbent 22.2% 7,397
James Bearup 14.7% 4,895
Total Votes 33,301

2010

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

Smith and Heather Carter won the August 24 primary. They then defeated Democrats Don Chilton and Peter Royers in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 7 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Heather Carter (R) 37,254
Green check mark transparent.png David Smith (R) 34,007
Don Chilton (D) 18,897
Peter Royers (D) 16,560
Jim Iannuzo (L) 4,395
Arizona House of Representatives, District 7 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Smith (R) 7,826
Green check mark transparent.png Heather Carter (R) 6,223
Kristen Burroughs (R) 5,460
Craig Barton (R) 4,909
Michael Edward Farrar (R) 3,915
Howard Lee Sprague (R) 2,947
Michael Coskun (R) 2,429

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Smith raised $43,823 in contributions.[6]

He contributed the most money to his campaign, $34,557.

Scorecards

Goldwater Institute

See also: Goldwater Institute's Legislative Report Card

The Goldwater Institute releases its "Legislative Report Card" annually for all Arizona legislators. This report card tracks how legislators voted on key votes and assigns them a letter grade based on how closely their votes agree with the Institute's positions. The primary values emphasized in the ratings are whether votes expand or restrict liberty.[7]

2012

Smith received a score of 69 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B+ according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 1 lower than his score on the 2011 report card. Smith’s 70 in 2012 was tied for the 7th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ray Barnes
Arizona House, District 7
2011–2013
Succeeded by
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