Adam Smith (US Representative, WA, Democrat)

You already voted!

David Adam Smith (born June 15, 1965) is an American politician currently serving as the U.S. Representative for Washington’s 9th congressional district. A Democrat, Smith previously served in the Washington State Senate.

A graduate of the University of Washington School of Law, Smith briefly worked as a prosecutor and pro term judge for the city of Seattle before entering politics. Smith was elected to the State Senate in 1990; at 25 years of age, he was the youngest State Senator in the country. He ran in and won his first congressional race in 1996, and has been reelected 11 times. In 2019, he became the chair of the House Armed Services Committee. Politically, Smith is seen to align with moderate New Democrats.


More Posts

John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the

Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson (/ˈlɪndən ˈbeɪnz/; August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served

Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974. A member

Gerald Ford

Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th