|Virginia Senate District 22|
|2008 - Present|
|January 11, 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2007|
|Next general||November 8, 2011|
|Place of birth||Roanoke, VA|
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.
- See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011
Due to redistricting, Smith is no longer in District 22. He is instead running for the District 19 seat of the Virginia State Senate. He is unopposed in the August 23 primary and the November 8 general election.
Smith raised $391,692 for his campaign while Breiner raised $754,174.
|Virginia State Senate, District 22 (2007)|
|Ralph Smith (R)||21,193||50,75%|
|Michael Breiner (D)||20,452||48.97%|
Below are Smith's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
|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|
Smith was born in Roanoke, Virginia on July 19, 1942.
- Sen. Smith's website
- Biography from the Virginia Legislature
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions:2007
|Virginia Senate District 22
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