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Michael F. Smith

District 22

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Michael F. Smith

State Representative Mike Smith of Newark was first elected in 2018 to represent in the Delaware House of Representatives the citizens of the 22nd District, which includes Pike Creek Valley and parts of Hockessin and Newark.

As a member of the House, Rep. Smith serves on the following standing House committees: Capital Infrastructure (Bond Bill); Education; Health & Human Development; Revenue and Finance; Labor; Economic Development, Banking, Insurance & Commerce; and Veterans Affairs.

Rep. Smith’s membership affiliations outside the General Assembly include the following organizations: Kids With Confidence Board Member; Newark Morning Rotary Member; Christ Community Church-Children’s Ministry Volunteer; Christ Community Church-Business Team Member; Economic Development Council-New Castle County Chamber of Commerce; Economic Development Committee-Delaware State Chamber of Commerce; Lori’s Hands Board Member; Western YMCA U7 Flag Football Head Coach; Piedmont Assistant Baseball Coach; and Rush Soccer Head Coach.

Rep. Smith is Director of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships at the University of Delaware’s College of Health Sciences.

He and his wife, Christy, have three children: Braedon, Nathan, and Troy.


Spouse: Christy; Children: Braedon, Nathan, and Troy


B.A. from the University of Delaware and M.P.A from the University of Delaware


Higher Education-Director of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships-UDCHS

Legislative Service:

House, 2018 - Present


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Legislative Highlights

House Bill 39

From the 152nd General Assembly, this bill seeks to create the Expanded Protection for Our Communities and Homes (EPOCH) Grant Program through a one-time appropriation of $20 million. The grant money would be distributed to every Delaware police agency that […]

House Bill 43

This Act is from the 152nd General Assembly and allows Delaware voters who are not affiliated with a political party to vote in a political party’s primary election. Currently there are approximately 170,000 registered Delaware voters who are not affiliated […]

House Bill 44

This bill is from the 152nd General Assembly. The constitutional requirement to create new legislative districts following the U.S. Census was intended to ensure equal representation at all levels of government. However, Delaware’s current process of redistricting is deeply flawed. […]

House Bill 42

This Act is from the 152nd General Assembly and removes the up to 10% increase in school property taxes allowed after reassessment. For the complete bill please click here: […]