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Susan Bitter Smith
|Susan Bitter Smith|
|Arizona Corporation Commission|
|Chair, Arizona Corporation Commission|
|2015 - present|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||Arizona State University|
|Master's||Arizona State University|
|Profession||Executive Director, Arizona-New Mexico Cable Communications Association|
Smith is the Executive Director of the Arizona-New Mexico Cable Communications Association, a position she has held since 1980. Born and raised in Arizona, she has served on the Scottsdale City Council and was Vice Mayor. She has been elected to two consecutive six-year terms on the Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board of Directors, and was a the first woman to serve as President of the Board.
- Bachelor's in Business Administration, Arizona State University
- Master's in Business Administration, Arizona State University
Arizona Corporation Commission (2012-Present)
Smith was first elected in 2012.
Smith ran for Arizona Corporation Commission in 2012. A total of three seats were up for election on the Arizona Corporation Commission in 2012. Incumbent Bob Stump and candidate Robert Burns ran in the August 28 Republican primary. Smith won in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Arizona Corporation Commission General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Paul Newman Incumbent||15.5%||868,726|
|Democratic||Sandra Kennedy Incumbent||15.4%||862,876|
|Republican||Bob Stump Incumbent||17.5%||979,034|
|Republican||Susan Bitter Smith||16.7%||935,575|
|Election Results via Arizona Secretary of State.|
|Arizona Corporation Commission-Republican Primary, 2012|
|Bob Stump Incumbent||34.9%||280,838|
|Robert "Bob" Burns||31.7%||255,367|
|Susan Bitter Smith||32.9%||264,545|
|Election Results via The Arizona Secretary of State.|
Comprehensive donor information for Bitter Smith is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bitter Smith raised a total of $230,642 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 8, 2013.
|Susan Bitter Smith's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arizona Corporation Commissioner||$230,642|
|Grand Total Raised||$230,642|
Susan Bitter Smith won election to the position of Arizona Corporation Commissioner in 2012. During that election cycle, Susan Bitter Smith raised a total of $230,642.
|Arizona Corporation Commissioner 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Susan Bitter Smith's campaign in 2012|
|Susan Bitter Smith||$1,330|
|John V. Berry||$150|
|Richard C. Shaw||$150|
|Mark E. Robson||$150|
|Total Raised in 2012||$230,642|
|Total Votes received in 2012||935,575|
|Cost of each vote received||$0.25|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Smith is married and has two children.
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- Arizona Secretary of State, "Election Results 2012," accessed November 7, 2012
- Susan Bitter Smith for Corporation Commission, "Biography," accessed July 5, 2012
- Phoenix Business Journal, "Campaign season starts early for Arizona Corporation Commission," January 10, 2012
- Arizona Secretary of State, "2012 primary election candidates," accessed May 30, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Susan Bitter Smith," accessed July 8, 2014
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