Steve Smith (Minnesota)
|Minnesota House of Representatives District 33A|
|1991 - 2013|
|Per diem||$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Mayor, City of Mound|
|1987 – 1990|
|Councilman, City of Mound|
|1984 – 1986|
|Bachelor's||University of Minnesota, Twin Cities|
|J.D.||Oklahoma City University School of Law|
|Birthday||November 29, 1949|
Smith is an attorney with Smith-Fisher Attorneys. He received his J.D. from the Oklahoma City University School of Law, and B.A. in Political Science from the University of Minnesota.
Prior to joining the House, Smith served as Mayor of the City of Mound from 1987-1990, and on the Mound City Council from 1984-1986. He is married and has one child.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Smith served on these committees:
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 33B Republican Primary, 2012|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 33A (2010)|
|Denise Bader (DFL)||5,901||32.46%|
|Steve Smith (R)||12,260||67.45%|
Steve Smith raised $25,120 for his campaign.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 33A (2008)|
|Steve Smith (R)||14,346||62.53%|
|Nick Thomley (DFL)||8564||37.33%|
In 2010, Smith received $25,557 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Steve Smith (Minnesota)'s campaign in 2010|
|SD 33 RPM||$1,000|
|33rd Senate District Republican Party||$1,000|
|MPLS Municipal Ret||$500|
|Afscme Minnesota Council 5||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$25,557|
Listed below are the two largest contributors to Steve Smith's 2008 campaign.
|Senate District 33 Republican Party||$1,000|
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.
Smith received a score of 76 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of A- according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 7 points higher than his score on the 2011 report card. Smith’s 76 in 2012 was the highest grade among all 30 Arizona State Senators.
Taxpayers League of Minnesota
The Taxpayers League of Minnesota, a Minnesota-based taxpayer advocacy organization, releases a legislative scorecard for the Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota State Senate once a year. The scorecard gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on tax issues and “their efforts to balance the state budget without a tax increase.” The organization also compiles a legislator’s individual "Lifetime Score."
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- Steve Smith's personal website
- Minnesota House of Representatives - Rep. Smith
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Smith
- AP "Minnesota - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 15, 2012
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "2010 Election Results," accessed March 9, 2014
- 2008 General Election Results
- Follow the Money's report on Smith's 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- Goldwater Institute, "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecards," accessed May 15, 2014
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2012," accessed May 15, 2014
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2011," accessed May 15, 2014
|Minnesota State House District 33A
| Succeeded by|
Jerry Hertaus (R)
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