Tommy Smith (Georgia)

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Tommy Smith
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Georgia House of Representatives District 168
Former Member
In office
January 8, 1979 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Associate'sGeorgia Southern College, 1972
Date of birthDecember 15, 1950
Place of birthBacon County, GA
Office website
Tommy Smith (b. December 15, 1950) is a former Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 168 from 1979 to 2013. He switched from Democrat to Republican.

Smith has worked as a pine tree and blueberry farmer. He is a member of the Administrative Board of the Alma United Methodist Church.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:



See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Smith ran for re-election to the 168th District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the July 20 primary or in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 168 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tommy Smith (R) 10,368 100.0%


In 2008 Smith was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representative District 168. Smith (R) ran unopposed and finished with 14,245 votes.[3] Smith raised $4,270 for his campaign fund.[4]

Georgia House of Representative District 168
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tommy Smith (R) 14,245

Campaign donors


In 2010, Smith collected $47,405 in campaign contributions.[5] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:


In 2008, Smith collected $4,270 in campaign contributions.[6] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Jim McQuaig $2,000
Georgia Optometric Association $1,500
Dale Morris $1,000
Georgia Dental Association $1,000
Kenneth Futch $1,000

Note: According to Follow the Money, the sum of the donation amounts in the donor box ($6,500) is greater than the total raised ($4,270) because the candidate withdrew $18,670 from his campaign account.

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Preceded by
Georgia House of Representatives District 168
Succeeded by
Al Williams (D)