Virgil Smith

Biographical Information

Born: December 18, 1979
Education: Bachelor's degree from Michigan State University
Employment/Military Record: Worked for former House Minority Leader Michael Hanley

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2011 - 4/12/2016)
House (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2008)
Other Offices: Unsuccessful candidate in special state Senate election in 2001

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 4th District 2014
General Vote: 49,970 of 61,017 (81%)
Primary Vote: 11,597 of 23,276 (49%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan Townships Association, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, Michigan Teamsters Joint Council, United Auto Workers, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Association of Police Organizations, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights, Wayne County Democratic Black Caucus, AFL-CIO, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan (dual endorsement), Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Realtors PAC, Michigan Education Association recommendation, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association, County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, MTA-PAC, MiBankPAC

Michigan Senate 4th District 2010
General Vote: 42,145 of 44,616 (94%)
Primary Vote: 10,313 of 18,702 (55%)

Michigan House 7th District 2006
General Vote: 21,083 of 21,688 (97%)
Primary Vote: 5,426 of 7,323 (74%)

Michigan House 7th District 2004
General Vote: 30,393 of 31,518 (96%)
Primary Vote: 5,957 of 8,542 (69%)

Michigan House 7th District 2002
General Vote: 21,165 of 22,022 (96%)
Primary Vote: 2,800 of 15,043 (18%)

Political Activities: Son of former Sen. Virgil Smith

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