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Steven Wayne Smith

Steven Wayne Smith

Born Oct 26, 1961

Steven Wayne Smith, is a Republican former Texas Supreme Court associate justice, who was defeated for renomination in 2004 through the active opposition of Governor Rick Perry. He was unseated by Paul W. Green. Smith again lost – very narrowly – a bid for nomination to the court in the March 7, 2006, GOP primary, when Perry again opposed his candidacy. Smith did not file to run in the March 4, 2008, Republican primary for the high court.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on October 26, 1961.


1986 24 Years Old He graduated with honors in 1986. … Read More


1998 36 Years Old In 1998, Smith ran for the Republican nomination for Place 4 on the Texas Supreme Court. … Read More
2001 39 Years Old …  Under the Texas Constitution, after he resigned in 2001 to run for Texas Attorney General. an election had to be scheduled for fall 2002 for the remaining two years of Abbott's original term. … Read More


2002 40 Years Old Smith was elected to the court in 2002 by first defeating Xavier Rodriguez, an appointee of Governor Rick Perry, in the Republican primary.
2004 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, Smith again tapped David Rogers to manage his campaign for a full six-year term on the Supreme Court. … Read More
2005 43 Years Old He opposed Justice Don R. Willett of Austin, a Baylor and Duke University Law School graduate who was appointed to the bench in fall 2005 by Governor Perry to replace newly confirmed Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Priscilla Owen.
On January 3, 2006, Smith announced that he would enter the March 7 Republican primary for Place 2 on the Texas Supreme Court.
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