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David Adam Smith (born June 15, 1965), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1997, representing the Ninth Congressional District of Washington. Image File history File links source: http://www. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 18th 184,824 km² 385 km 580 km 6. ...


Born in Tacoma, Washington, Smith was raised in the Sea-Tac area. His father, who worked for United Airlines and was active in the Machinists' Union, died when Smith was 17. Old Town neighborhood in Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background Nickname: The City of Destiny Official website: http://www. ... United Airlines, the major subsidiary of UAL Corporation, is a major airline of the United States. ... Logo of the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is an AFL-CIO/CLC trade union representing over 800,000 workers in more than 200 industries. ...


Smith graduated from Fordham University in 1987 and completed a law degree at the University of Washington in 1990. Fordham University is a prestigious co-educational private university in New York City. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Law (from the late Old English lagu of probable North Germanic origin) in politics and jurisprudence, is a set of rules or norms of conduct which mandate, proscribe or permit specified relationships among people and organizations, intended to provide methods for ensuring the impartial treatment of such people, and provide... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a major public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... This article is about the year. ...


Smith served in the Washington State Senate from 1991 to 1996. He was just twenty-five years old at the time of his election, defeating an incumbent Republican to become the youngest State Senator in the country. He won his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996 by defeating another incumbent Republican, religious conservative Randy Tate. The Washington State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Washington. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


Smith is a member of the House Armed Services Committee and the House International Relations Committee. He has been a leader in moderate, "New Democrat" organizations. The U.S. House Committee on Armed Services, commonly known as the House Armed Services Committee, is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives, the lower house of Congress. ... The U.S. House Committee on International Relations (also known as the House International Relations Committee, the House Foreign Relations Committee or the House Foreign Affairs Committee), is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives which is in charge of bills and investigations related to the foreign... In politics and religion, a moderate is an individual who holds an intermediate position between two extreme or radical viewpoints. ... For the Canadian New Democratic Party, see New Democratic Party. ...

Ninth Congressional District of Washington
Ninth Congressional District of Washington

Smith won his fifth term in the election held on 2 November 2004. His "straight talk", "get the job done" communication style is credited as one reason for his success, gives him a relatively safe seat and positive future consideration for other state offices should he choose to pursue them.[citation needed] This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in...

Preceded by:
Randy Tate
U.S. Representative Washington's 9th District
1997–present
Incumbent

The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Sources

  • The Almanac of American Politics 2004. Washington, D.C.: National Journal, 2003.

See also

// First District Jay Inslee (D) - Incumbent Second District Rick Larsen (D) - Incumbent Third District Brian Baird (D) - Incumbent Fourth District Doc Hastings (R) - Incumbent Fifth District Cathy McMorris (R) - Incumbent Sixth District Norm Dicks (D) - Incumbent Seventh District Jim McDermott (D) - Incumbent Eighth District Dave Reichert (R) - Incumbent Darcy Burner...

External links

  • Official website
  • Campaign website
Washington Congressional Delegation serving in the 109th United States Congress
Senators Patty Murray (D), Maria Cantwell (D)
Representative(s) Jay Inslee (D), Rick Larsen (D), Brian Baird (D), Doc Hastings (R), Cathy McMorris (R), Norman Dicks (D), Jim McDermott (D), Dave Reichert (R), Adam Smith (D)

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These are tables of congressional delegations from Washington to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... First Congressional District of Washington Jay Robert Inslee (born February 9, 1951) is an American politician, currently serving as U.S. Representative from Washingtons First Congressional District (north of Seattle, including parts of King, Snohomish, and Kitsap counties). ... Second Congressional District of Washington Richard Ray Rick Larsen (born June 15, 1965), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the Second Congressional District of Washington. ... Third Congressional District of Washington Brian N. Baird (born March 7, 1956), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing the Third Congressional District of Washington. ... Fourth Congressional District of Washington Richard Norman Doc Hastings (born February 7, 1941), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1995, representing the Fourth Congressional District of Washington. ... Fifth Congressional District of Washington Cathy Anne McMorris is a Republican politician. ... Sixth Congressional District of Washington Norman DeValois Dicks (born December 16, 1940), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1977, representing the Sixth Congressional District of Washington. ... Rep. ... Rep. ... This page has the current U.S. congressional delegation from the state of Alabama. ... This page has the current U.S. congressional delegation from the state of Alaska. ... This page has the current U.S. congressional delegation from the state of Arizona. ... This page has the current U.S. congressional delegation from the state of Arkansas. ... 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