|Texas State House, District 128|
|2003 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||10|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Smith is a civil engineer and President of Wayne Smith and Associates, Incorporated. He has also worked as a public land surveyor and served in the United States Army.
Smith is the Construction Chair of the Board of Directors of the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, Director of the Coastal Water Authority, and Director of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Culture, Recreation, & Tourism|
|• Licensing & Administrative Procedures, Chair|
Smith served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• County Affairs|
|• Environmental Regulation|
- HB 1677 - Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products.
- HB 2649 - Relating to the regulation and practice of engineering.
- HB 3917 - Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program.
- HB 4322 - Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices
Smith ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 128. The primary election took place on May 29, 2012 and he was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Smith won re-election in District 128. He was unopposed in the March 2 Republican primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.
| Texas House of Representatives, District 128 |
2010 General election results
|Wayne Smith (R)||21,131||100%|
|Texas House of Representatives, District 128|
|Wayne Smith (R)||28,439||100.00%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Smith received $173,767 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Texas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Wayne Smith's campaign in 2010|
|Andrews & Kurth||$3,500|
|Dannenbaum, James D||$3,000|
|Allen Boone Humphries Robinson||$3,000|
|Friends Of The University Of Houston||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$173,767|
Smith raised $209,620 in 2008. His top 5 campaign contributors are listed below.
|Bob J Perry||$8,500|
|Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld||$5,000|
|Andrews & Kurth||$4,500|
|Allen Boone Humphries Robinson||$4,000|
Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index
Empower Texans produces the Fiscal Responsibility Index as "a measurement of how lawmakers perform on size and role of government issues." The index uses "exemplar votes on core budget and free enterprise issues that demonstrate legislators' governing philosophy." Legislators are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.
Wayne Smith received a grade of D+ on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
- Wayne Smith's campaign website
- Texas House of Representatives - Rep. Smith
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004
- Freedom Speaks profile
- Texas State Directory profile
- Texas Political Almanac HD 128 page
- Texas Tribune profile & bio
- Vote-TX.org profile
- State Surge profile
- Texas Conservative Coalition profile
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Smith
- ↑ Texas Legislature - Bills Authored/Joint Authored by Rep. Smith
- ↑ Texas GOP list of candidates for 2012 Elections
- ↑ Texas Secretary of State Election History
- ↑ Official Texas Election Results
- ↑ Texas House official election results for 2008
- ↑ District 128 Texas House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Empower Texans, "Fiscal Responsibility Index"
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