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Cary Smith

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Cary Smith
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Montana House of Representatives, District 55
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Utah, 1972
Personal
BirthdayDecember 8, 1950
Place of birthSalt Lake City, Utah
ReligionMormon
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Cary Smith (b. December 8, 1950) is a Republican member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 55. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Beginning in the 2011 session, Smith serves as a Majority Whip.[1]

Biography

Smith earned his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah in 1972. His professional experience includes working in management at Sears Roebuck and Company.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Labor
Human Services, Vice Chair
Legislative Administration
Rules, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:

Election history

2012

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Smith won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 55. Smith ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Bob Winger (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Montana House of Representatives, District 55, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCary Smith Incumbent 63.1% 3,297
     Democratic Bob Winger 36.9% 1,924
Total Votes 5,221

2010

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Smith won election to the Montana House of Representatives. He did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. Ken Crouch ran for the seat on the Democratic ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Montana House of Representatives, District 55 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Cary Smith (R) 2,852
Ken Crouch (D) 1,288

2008

On November 4, 2008 Cary Smith won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 55, receiving 3,118 votes.

Smith raised $17,135 for his campaign.[4]

Montana House of Representatives, District 55
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Cary Smith (R) 3,118
Robert Maxson (D) 2,308

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Smith is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Smith raised a total of $44,479 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 8, 2013.[5]

Cary Smith's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana House, District 55 Won $12,598
2010 Montana House, District 55 Won $14,746
2008 Montana House, District 55 Won $17,135
Grand Total Raised $44,479

2012

Smith won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Smith raised a total of $12,598.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Smith was up for re-election, he collected $14,746 in donations.[6]

His largest contributor in 2010 was:

Donor Amount
Cary Smith $2,250

2008

Listed below is the largest contributor to Cary Smith's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Cary Lemert Smith $5,230

Personal

Smith and his wife, Susan, have six children.

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Montana House of Representatives District 55
2008–present
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