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Smith represents Virginia Senate District 22. Senate District 22 includes [[Sunshinereview:Botetourt County, Virginia|Botetourt County]], [[Sunshinereview:Montgomery County, Virginia|Montgomery County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Radford, Virginia|Radford]], [[Sunshinereview:Roanoke, Virginia|Roanoke]], [[Sunshinereview:Roanoke County, Virginia|Roanoke County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Salem, Virginia|Salem]].
 
Smith represents Virginia Senate District 22. Senate District 22 includes [[Sunshinereview:Botetourt County, Virginia|Botetourt County]], [[Sunshinereview:Montgomery County, Virginia|Montgomery County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Radford, Virginia|Radford]], [[Sunshinereview:Roanoke, Virginia|Roanoke]], [[Sunshinereview:Roanoke County, Virginia|Roanoke County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Salem, Virginia|Salem]].
  
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On Nov. 6, 2007, Smith won election to the 22nd District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]], defeating opponent Michael Breiner (D).<ref> [https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2007/196E44FA-8B19-4240-9A44-737216DAA55D/Unofficial/7_s.shtml 2007 Election Results, Virginia Senate, District 22]</ref>
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Smith raised $391,692 for his campaign while Breiner raised $754,174.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2007#results_summary_S 2007 Campaign Spending, Virginia Senate, District 22]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Ralph Smith (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''21,193'''
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| align="center" | 50,75%
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| colspan="2" | Michael Breiner (D)
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| align="right" | 20,452
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| align="center" | 48.97%
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Below are Smith's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
 
Below are Smith's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
 
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* [http://www.ralphsmithsenate.com/ Sen. Smith's website]
 
* [http://www.ralphsmithsenate.com/ Sen. Smith's website]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95082 2007]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95082 2007]
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Revision as of 14:24, 25 June 2010

Ralph Smith
Ralph Smith.jpg
Virginia Senate District 22
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
Profession CEO
Website Official website
Ralph Smith has been a Republican member of the Virginia State Senate since 2008, representing the 22nd district.

Smith attended Nashville Auto Diesel College. He was the former mayor of Roanoke.

In addition to serving as senator Smith is CEO at Ralph Smith, Inc.

Committee assignments

District 22

Smith represents Virginia Senate District 22. Senate District 22 includes Botetourt County, Montgomery County(part), Radford, Roanoke, Roanoke County(part), Salem.

Elections

2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Smith won election to the 22nd District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponent Michael Breiner (D).[1]

Smith raised $391,692 for his campaign while Breiner raised $754,174.[2]

Virginia State Senate, District 22 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ralph Smith (R) 21,193 50,75%
Michael Breiner (D) 20,452 48.97%

Campaign donors

Below are Smith's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Ralph K. Smith $130,000
Virginia Senate Republican Leadership Trust $27,484
Building a Better Virginia $25,000
Newman for Senate $12,000
Ralph Smith Mayor Committee $11,885

Personal

Smith was born in Roanoke, Virginia on July 19, 1942.

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
J. Bell
Virginia Senate District 22
2008-present
Succeeded by
NA