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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


Legislative Highlights

House Bill 210

From the 151st General Assembly, this Act permits wine producers holding a valid license within this State or another state to obtain a license and ship wine directly to Delaware consumers so long as it is done through a common […]

House Bill 410

From the 151st general Assembly, this Act does all of the following: (1) Creates a refundable tax credit for certain individuals who are self-employed in the operation of or employed by a child care or family care center to provide […]

House Bill 437 with House Amendment 1

From the 151st 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 Substitute 1 for House Bill 478

From the 151st General Assembly, this Bill increases the annual earnings limit for pensioners in the State Employees’ Pension Plan who return to work in a non-pension creditable position to $40,000 for earnings received beginning in calendar year 2021. For […]