Ron Smith

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Ron Smith
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California State Assembly District 36
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Ron Smith was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 36 of the California State Assembly.

Steve Fox was first thought to have been defeated by Smith in the general election on November 6, 2012, but on December 2, 2012 the vote total put Fox ahead of Smith by 145 votes. Smith announced that he would seek a recount.[1].[2][3]

Smith is currently an adjunct assistant professor at Antelope Valley College.[4] Smith is also a small business owner, teacher, and former police officer.[4] Smith is also currently serving as the vice mayor for the City of Lancaster.[4] Smith previously was a member of the Lancaster City Council.[4]

Elections

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Smith ran in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 36. He advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, defeating Tom Lackey (R). Steve Fox was first thought to have been defeated by Smith in the general election on November 6, 2012, but on December 2, 2012 the vote total put Fox ahead of Smith by 145 votes. Smith did not seek a recount.[5].[6][7]

California State Assembly, District 36 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Fox 32.9% 14,160
     Republican Tom Lackey 32% 13,795
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRon Smith 35.1% 15,097
Total Votes 43,052

Endorsements

Smith received endorsements from:[8]

  • Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs
  • Professional Peace Officers Association
  • Kern County Law Enforcement Association
  • LA County Organization of Police and Sheriffs
  • San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters
  • California Professional Firefighters Association
  • Los Angeles County Firefighters Association
  • Kern County Detention Officers Association
  • California Correctional Peace Officers Association
  • California State Law Enforcement Association
  • Los Angeles Police Protective League
  • Peace Officers Research Association
  • California State Firefighters’ Association
  • Inland Young Republicans
  • National Republican Hispanic Assembly
  • Littlerock Tea Party Patriots
  • NRA—National Rifle Association
  • U.S. Representative Kevin McCarthy
  • U.S. Representative Buck McKeon
  • State senator Jean Fuller
  • Assemblymember Stephen Knight
  • Assemblymember Cameron Smyth
  • Assemblymember Jeff Gorell
  • Assemblymember Curt Hagman
  • Sheriff Leroy Bacca
  • District Attorney Steve Cooley
  • Former Assemblymember Audra Strickland
  • Kern County Supervisor Zack Shrivner
  • Former Kern County Supervisor Don Maben

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