Republican from Texas
According to his Railroad Commission biographical information online, Smitherman was appointed to the state Public Utility Commission in 2004 and became chairman in 2007, then was appointed to the Railroad Commission in 2011 and became its chairman in 2012. Barry Smitherman launched a campaign for state attorney general in June 2013.
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