Glen Bud Smithson

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Glen Bud Smithson
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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.

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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)