|Michigan House of Representatives District 50|
|January 1. 2011-Present|
|January 1, 2013|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Burton City Council|
|Birthday||May 4, 1954|
|Place of birth||Flint, MI|
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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smiley has been appointed to these committees:
Smiley ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 7. The general election is November 6.
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)|
|Charles Smiley (D)||13,647|
|William Ralph (R)||12,134|
In 2010, Smiley raised $26,285 in contributions. 
His three largest contributors were:
|Smiley, Charles H||$5,592|
|Smiley, Charles H||$5,000|
|Michigan Education Association||$1,000|
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Tea Party Scorecard
The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.
January 2011 - March 2012
Charles Smiley received a 10% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
Smiley and his wife Pam have two children.
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- Campaign contributions: 2010
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