Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Charles Smiley

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 13:42, 17 February 2012 by Jardis (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Charles Smiley
Charles Smiley.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 50
Incumbent
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Burton City Council
1987-1991
Personal
BirthdayMay 4, 1954
Place of birthFlint, MI
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Charles Smiley (b. May 4, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 50th District since January 1, 2011.

Smiley was mayor of Burton for 20 years. He also served as a member of the Burton City Council for four years. Prior to his election as mayor, Charles worked at General Motors Truck and Bus Assembly plant for 18 years.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smiley has been appointed to these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Smiley won election to the District 50 Seat in 2010. He defeated Richard Burrus, James Cowan, Jeffery Houston and Gerald Masters in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated William Ralph (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 50 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Charles Smiley (D) 13,647
William Ralph (R) 12,134

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Smiley raised $26,285 in contributions. [1]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Smiley, Charles H $5,592
Smiley, Charles H $5,000
Michigan Education Association $1,000

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Charles + Smiley + Michigan + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

  • Loading...

Personal

Smiley and his wife Pam have two children.

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References