Jefferson Smith

Jefferson Smith DEMDemocrat

American politician, attorney, and radio personality

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Jefferson SmithDEMDemocrat American politician, attorney, and radio personality
50
Years of Age
4
Years of Experience
ORResidence (state)

Jefferson Smith (born June 29, 1973) is a former radio personality, and former politician in the U.S. state of Oregon. He is a member of the Democratic Party of Oregon, founder of the Bus Project, and served in the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 47 in east Portland, from 2009 to 2012. He was one of two candidates for Mayor of Portland in 2012 to advance beyond the primary election, but lost to Charlie Hales in the November general election. He served in the 2010 and 2012 legislative sessions, but to facilitate his run for mayor, he did not run for reelection to the House and he vacated his seat after serving four years.

Education5 - 5 of 3
Harvard Law School
Grant High School
University of Oregon
Past Positions1 - 2 of 2
Representative
Oregon State House of Representatives
2008 - 2012
Experience
Attorney
Other Experience1 - 2 of 2
Founder
Oregon Bus Project
Assistant Democratic Political Leader
Oregon State House of Representatives, present