About Bennie

TEAM ONE KENTUCKY

I am running for U.S. SENATOR 2020 (D-KY) as a change agent and to repair the damage that MOSCOW MITCH has caused and to create innovational improvements to our great Commonwealth.

WE are officially registered with the Federal Election Commission and wouid appreciate your support with our campaign.

“TIME’S UP MITCH!!!”
 
VOTE
BENNIE J. SMITH
 
BACKGROUND and POLITICAL EXPERIENCE
 
Occupation: 
 
-CDL Class A Driver of Tractor Trailers (18-Wheelers)
-Musician (Saxophonist) and Vocalist
-Small Business Owner – IDLIFE Independent Consultant; BJS Enterprises Promotional Group; and Tripple Threat Racing Group
-Entertainment and Cultural Arts Promoter
-Special Events Coordinator and Planner
 
Marital Status: Divorced
Born: Derby Day May 3, 1958
Birthplace: Danville, KY
Born into the union of Bennie B. and Dolores E. Smith and the eldest of four.
 
Education: 
 
*Booker T. Washington Elementary – Lexington, KY 1st – 4th Grades
*Edna L. Toliver Elementary – Danville, KY 5th – 6th Grades
*Bate Junior High – Danville, KY 7th – Fall semester of 8th Grade
*Winburn Junior High – Lexington, KY Spring semester of 8th – 9th Grade
*Lafayette Senior High – Lexington, KY 10th – 12th Grade (Graduated June 1976)
*Kentucky State University – Frankfort, KY 9/76 – 5/79 (Music Edcation Major – No degree but 105 Credit Hours)
*Eastern Kentucky University – Richmond, KY – 1/80 – 5-81 (Police Administration – No degree but 21 Credit Hours);
*Urban League Word Processing Training Program – Lexington, KY 7/85 – 1/86 (Certificate of Completion)
 
Political Experience: 
 
*Voter and Volunteer for Various Campaigns
 
*Precinct Captain for Eleanor Jordan for Congress in Newburg Community 1996 – Louisville, KY
 
*Independent Candidate for Mayor of Louisville 1998 – Louisville, KY
 
*Volunteered for OFA during 2008 Obama-Biden Presidential Campaign 1/08 – 11/08 Charlotte, NC
 
*Administrative Assistant at Mecklenburg County Democratic Party Headquarters 6/08 – 11/08 – Charlotte, NC
 
*Volunteered for Jack Conway and Ben Chandler Political Campaigns simultaneously – Lexington, KY 2010
 
*Hired as Field Organizer for OFA during 2012 Obama-Biden Presidential Re-Election Campaign – Assigned to Avondale and Clifton Communities – Cincinnati, OH
 
*Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senator 2014 – Campaigned from March 2013 – September 2013 – Louisville, KY. Attended “Annual Wendell Ford Dinner” and met the Honoree at Crown Plaza Hotel. Suspended campaign after Alison Lundergan Grimes was tapped by KDP.
 
*Worked in Corporate America and the Labor Field from January 1986 – Present 
 
“UNITED WE STAND…DIVIDED WE FALL!!!”
 
BE CONTINUOUSLY BLESSED!!!
 
Bennie J. Smith (D-KY)
U.S. SENATE RACE 2020
TEAM ONE KENTUCKY
Cell: 502.322.3166
 
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PRO-DEMOCRAT * ANTI-TRUMP

 

Affiliations:

*Democratic Party 
*Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. – Initiated at Alpha Upsilon Chapter Spring ’78
*Former Civil and Human Rights Activist with Kentucky Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression and Fellowship of Reconciliation 
*Former Mentor at 100 Black Men of Louisville, YMCA Black Achievers (Lexington, KY), Police Activities League PAL (Lexington, KY) and Community Action Council (Lexington, KY)
*Booth-Smith Music Publishing licensed by BMI

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