Erica D. Smith

Erica D. Smith DEMDemocrat

American politician in North Carolina

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Erica D. SmithDEMDemocrat American politician in North Carolina
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NCResidence (state)

Erica Danette Smith (born November 24, 1969) is an American engineer and politician who represented District 3 in the North Carolina Senate from 2015 to 2021. She was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 2020. She finished second in the Democratic primaries on March 3, 2020. She was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 2022, but she switched to the race for North Carolina's 1st congressional district after Rep. G. K. Butterfield announced that he would not run for another term.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Howard University School of Divinity
MA Religious Studies
2000
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
BS Mechanical Engineering
1994
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Senator
North Carolina State Senate
2014 - 2021
Educator
Northampton County Schools
2003 - Current
Patent Examiner GS12
United States Patent and Trademark Office
1998 - 2003
Senior Specialist Engineer
Boeing Company
1993 - 1997
Research, Process and Design Engineer
Boeing Company
Student Engineer
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
Other Experience1 - 22 of 22
Associate Servant
Cool Spring Missionary Baptist Church
Current
Member
National Association of University Women, Halifax County Branch
Current
Member
Enfield-Roanoke Rapids Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
Current
Member
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Northampton County Branch
Current
Member and Former First Vice Moderator
Northampton County and Vicinity Missionary Baptist Association
Current
Member
Northampton County Board of Education
2008 - 2014
Chair and First Vice Chair
Northampton County Democratic Party
2006 - 2013
Former Member
Judiciary II Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Redistricting Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Workforce and Economic Development Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Education/Higher Education Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Appropriations on Education/Higher Education, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Commerce and Insurance, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Education, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Transportation, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Select Committee on Storm-Related River Debris/Damage in North Carolina, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations/Base Budget, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
State and Local Government Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Transportation Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Environmental Review Commission, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Legislative Economic Development and Global Engagement Oversight Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives