Comment: Smith became a U.S. Congressman in 1996. Thanks for the study.

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Smith became a U.S. Congressman in 1996. Thanks for the study.

Smith won his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996 by defeating another incumbent Republican, religious conservative Randy Tate.

Smith hasn't faced serious opposition since, and has turned what was originally drawn as a "fair fight" district into a fairly safe Democratic seat.

After redistricting in 2012, Washington's 9th district became the state's first with a majority of residents who are racial or ethnic minorities.
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I'm starting to think this rat is one of the worst in congress.

The next time I'm in a bad mood, I'm going to write him an email he's not going to like too much.

And since he's my congressman (unfortunately), he WILL get the email.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul