Rita Smart

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Rita Smart
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
from the 81st[1] district
In office
January 4, 2011 – December 31, 2016
Preceded by Harry Moberly
Succeeded by C. Wesley Morgan
Personal details
Born (1948-11-13) November 13, 1948 (age 68)
Jessamine County, Kentucky
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Richard Smart[disambiguation needed]
Residence Richmond, Kentucky
Alma mater Eastern Kentucky University
University of Kentucky
Website www.bennetthousebb.com

Rita H. Smart (born November 13, 1948 in Jessamine County, Kentucky) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives representing District 81[2] since January 4, 2011. She was unseated by C. Wesley Morgan of Richmond in the 2016 General Election.

Education[edit]

Smart earned her BS from Eastern Kentucky University and her MS from the University of Kentucky.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Smart was unopposed for the May 22, 2012 Democratic Primary[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 10,263 votes (61.4%) against Republican nominee Mary Long.[4]
  • 2010 When District 81 Representative Harry Moberly retired and left the seat open, Smart won the May 18, 2010 Democratic Primary with 3,304 votes (59.1%)[5] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 6,778 votes (55.8%) against Republican nominee Tiffany Nash.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Rita Smart (D)". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky House of Representatives. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Rita Smart's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 22, 2012 Official 2012 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 30. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 6, 2012 Official 2012 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 50. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 18, 2010 Official 2010 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 28. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 2, 2010 Official 2010 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 58. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 

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