John Arthur Smith
|John Arthur Smith|
|Member of the New Mexico Senate
from the 35th district
|Born||1942 (age 74–75)|
|Residence||Deming, New Mexico|
|Alma mater||University of New Mexico|
|Occupation||real estate appraiser|
John Arthur Smith (born 1942) is a Democratic member of the New Mexico Senate, representing the 35th District since 1989. In 2002 he sought to represent New Mexico's second congressional district when veteran congressman Joe Skeen announced that he was retiring. He defeated Las Cruces mayor Ruben Smith in the Democratic primary, but ultimately lost to Republican Steve Pearce 56 to 44 percent.
John Arthur Smith currently holds a seat as the Chair of the Senate Finance Committee.
- Senator John Arthur Smith at the NM Senate website
- Project Vote Smart - Senator John Arthur Smith (NM) profile
- Follow the Money - John Arthur Smith
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