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'''Glen Bud Smithson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]], representing the 2nd District.
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{{Retired office holder |
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name                =  Glen Bud Smithson |
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profile image      =  Smithson.jpg|
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political position  = Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2 |
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retired            =  2010|
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term in office began=  2002|
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term in office ended=  2010|
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political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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profession          =  Law Enforcement (retired) |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Glen Bud Smithson''' (b. October 25, 1948) was a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]]. He represented the 2nd District from 2002 to 2010. He was defeated in the 2010 general election.
  
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==Biography==
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Smithson is a retired State Trooper, and he was named Trooper of the Year in 1978.
  
==External links==
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==Committee assignments==
* [http://www.okhouse.gov/District2 Oklahoma House of Representatives site]
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The following is a list of Smithson's final committee assignments prior to his defeat:
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=106539 Project Vote Smart Profile]
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* [[Public Safety Committee, Oklahoma House of Representatives]]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106068 2008]  
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* [[Wildlife Committee, Oklahoma House of Representatives]]
  
{{Oklahoma House of Representatives}}
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==Elections==
{{Oklahoma}}
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===2010===
{{Oklahoma stub}}'''Glen Bud Smithson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]], representing the 2nd District since 2002.
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Smithson lost his re-election for the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]]. His opponent was [[John R. Bennett]] (R).<ref>[http://www.ok.gov/elections/support/10gen.html Oklahoma State Election Board, Unofficial Results]</ref>
  
==Contact information==
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{{Votebox |
Rt. 2 Box 48-E3
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  office = Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2
Sallisaw, OK 74955
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}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''John R. Bennett (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''4,794'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Glen Bud Smithson  (D)
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| align="right" | 4,004
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|}
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008, Smithson won election to the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]].<ref>[http://www.ok.gov/elections/The_Archives/Election_Results/2008_Election_Results/General_Election_2008.html''Oklahoma House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref> $35,434 was raised for this campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106270 "2008 campaign contributions"]</ref>
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  office = Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} ''' GLEN BUD SMITHSON  (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''7,277'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | LAWRENCE J. MANN (R)
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| align="right" | 4,576
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2008===
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In 2008, Smithson collected $35,434 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106270 2008 contributions]</ref>
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These were the largest contributors in 2008.
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| CHEROKEE NATION
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| Align="Right" | $5,000
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|-
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| CHOCTAW NATION OF OKLAHOMA
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| Align="Right" | $2,500
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|-
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| CHICKASAW NATION
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| Align="Right" | $1,900
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|-
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| OKLAHOMA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS
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| Align="Right" | $1,850
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|-
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| OKLAHOMA QUARTER HORSE RACING ASSOCIATION
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| Align="Right" | $1,500
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|-
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| FRIEDKIN, T DAN
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| Align="Right" | $1,250
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|}
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==Personal==
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Smithson and his wife, Carol, have two sons.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.okhouse.gov/Members/ShowMember.aspx?MemberID=73 Oklahoma State Legislature - Representative Glen Bud Smithson]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=46131 Project Vote Smart Profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=46131 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106270 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79073 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=18409 2004]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=46131 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106270 2008]
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==References==
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{{succession box | before = | title = [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]] - District 2 | years = 2002–2010 | after = [[John R. Bennett]] (R)}}
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[[Category:Starter class Oklahoma House of Representatives]]
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[[Category:Former member, Oklahoma House of Representatives]][[Category:Democratic Party]][[Category:Oklahoma]][[Category:2010 candidate]][[Category:2010 incumbent]][[Category:House of Representatives candidate, 2010]][[Category:2010 defeated]]
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Revision as of 17:47, 23 October 2013

Glen Bud Smithson
Smithson.jpg
Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2
2010
Term in office began
2002
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Law Enforcement (retired)
Glen Bud Smithson (b. October 25, 1948) was a Democratic member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He represented the 2nd District from 2002 to 2010. He was defeated in the 2010 general election.

Biography

Smithson is a retired State Trooper, and he was named Trooper of the Year in 1978.

Committee assignments

The following is a list of Smithson's final committee assignments prior to his defeat:

Elections

2010

Smithson lost his re-election for the Oklahoma House of Representatives. His opponent was John R. Bennett (R).[1]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png John R. Bennett (R) 4,794
Glen Bud Smithson (D) 4,004

2008

On November 4, 2008, Smithson won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives.[2] $35,434 was raised for this campaign.[3]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png GLEN BUD SMITHSON (D) 7,277
LAWRENCE J. MANN (R) 4,576

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Smithson collected $35,434 in donations.[4]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
CHEROKEE NATION $5,000
CHOCTAW NATION OF OKLAHOMA $2,500
CHICKASAW NATION $1,900
OKLAHOMA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $1,850
OKLAHOMA QUARTER HORSE RACING ASSOCIATION $1,500
FRIEDKIN, T DAN $1,250

Personal

Smithson and his wife, Carol, have two sons.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 2
2002–2010
Succeeded by
John R. Bennett (R)