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{{Retired office holder |  
 
  name                =  Glen Bud Smithson |
 
  name                =  Glen Bud Smithson |
 
  profile image      =  Smithson.jpg|
 
  profile image      =  Smithson.jpg|
 
  political position  = Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2 |
 
  political position  = Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 2 |
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  retired            = 2010|  
  assumed office     =  2002 |
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  term in office began=  2002|  
  term ends          =  2010 |
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  term in office ended=  2010|  
 
  political party    = [[Democratic]] |
 
  political party    = [[Democratic]] |
 
  profession          =  Law Enforcement (retired) |
 
  profession          =  Law Enforcement (retired) |
website            = [http://www.okhouse.gov/Members/MemberListing.aspx Oklahoma State Legislature House Membership] |
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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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'''Glen Bud Smithson''' (b. October 25, 1948) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]]. He has represented the 2nd District since 2002.
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Smithson and his wife, Carol, have two sons, Todd and Justin. Smithson is a retired State Trooper, and he was named Trooper of the Year in 1978.
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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.
  
==Committee membership==
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==Committee assignments==
* [[Public Safety Committee, Oklahoma House]]
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The following is a list of Smithson's final committee assignments prior to his defeat:
* [[Wildlife Committee, Oklahoma House]]
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* [[Public Safety Committee, Oklahoma House of Representatives]]
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* [[Wildlife Committee, Oklahoma House of Representatives]]
  
 
==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
Smithson is running for reelection to the [[Oklahoma House of Representatives]].  His opponent is [[John R. Bennett]] (R).<ref>[http://www.ok.gov/elections/Candidates_&_Elections/Candidate_List.html 2010 candidates for Oklahoma House]</ref> The general election is November 2, 2010.
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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>
  
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''John R. Bennett (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''4,794'''
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| colspan="2" | Glen Bud Smithson  (D)
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| align="right" | 4,004
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==Personal==
 
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Smithson and his wife, Carol, have two sons.
==Contact information==
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Rt. 2 Box 48-E3
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Sallisaw, OK 74955
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.okhouse.gov/District2 Oklahoma House of Representatives site]
 
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=46131 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=46131 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=46131 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=46131 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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[[Category:Current member, Oklahoma House of Representatives]][[Category:Democratic Party]][[Category:Oklahoma]][[Category:2010 candidate]][[Category:2010 incumbent]][[Category:House of Representatives, candidate]][[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)