Shirley Smith

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Shirley Smith
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Ohio State Senate District 21
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Minority Leader, Ohio Senate
2011-2012
Compensation
Base salary$60,584/year
Per diemNo per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 consecutive terms
Prior offices
Ohio State House of Representatives
1999-2007
Education
Associate'sCuyahoga Community College, 1982
Bachelor'sCleveland State University, 1986
Personal
Place of birthCleveland, OH
ProfessionManager, Cleveland Coca-Cola Bottling Company
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Shirley Smith is a Democratic member of the Ohio State Senate. Smith served in the Ohio State House of Representatives from 1998 to 2006. She joined the Ohio State Senate in 2007 and has served in that position since. She represents the 21st district. In 2011, she served as Assistant Minority Leader.

Smith worked in Promotion for Electronic Media from 1990 to 1997. She has been the manager of Cleveland Coca-Cola Bottling Company from 1997 to the present.

Smith earned her AA from Cuyahoga Community College in 1982. She went on to receive her BA from Cleveland State University in 1986. She then attended Kennedy School of Government Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government at Harvard University.

Committee assignments

2011

2010

Elections

2010

See also: Ohio State Senate elections, 2010

Smith won re-election to the Ohio State Senate against Burrell Jackson (R).[1] Neither candidate was opposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.[2] The election took place on November 2, 2010.

Ohio State Senate, District 21
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Shirley Smith (D) 84.40 55,836%
Burrell Jackson (R) 15.60 10,321%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Smith was elected to Ohio State Senate District 21 .[3]

Smith raised $65,810 for her campaign.[4]

Ohio State Senate District 21
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Shirley Smith (D) 61,513
Richard L. Norris (R) 10,563

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010 Smith raised $77,859. [5]

Listed below are primary contributors.

Donor Amount
OHIO CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION LOCAL 11 $5,000
OHIO CREDIT UNION LEAGUE $2,500
OHIO HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION $2,500
Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio $2,300
OHIO FEDERATION OF TEACHERS $2,000

2008

In 2008 Smith raised $55,040.[6] She was not up for election.

Listed below are the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
FIRSTENERGY CORP $10,000
ANONYMOUS $5,145
OHIO CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION LOCAL 11 $3,100
OHIO NURSES ASSOCIATION $2,500
OHIO LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS $2,073
ABBOTT LABORATORIES $2,000

2006

In 2006 Harris had raised $65,810.[7]

Listed below are the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
OHIO NURSES ASSOCIATION $5,000
OHIO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $4,500
SMITH, SHIRLEY $2,139
FIRSTENERGY CORP $2,000

Personal

Smith is divorced and has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Ohio State Senate District 21
2007–present
Succeeded by
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