Christopher L. Smith's file:

Democrat from Florida

Christopher L. "Chris" Smith is a Democratic state senator representing parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties. He was a state representative from 1998-2006 and elected to the Senate in 2008.

Recent statements involving Christopher L. Smith

The election bill "allows persons to correct an absentee ballot if they did not sign it and requires an extra two hours a day for early voting. Everything else in this bill is discretionary."

Florida is "second in the nation in the uninsured."

Since Florida passed the "stand your ground" law in 2005, deaths due to self-defense have jumped over 250 percent.

Recent stories featuring Christopher L. Smith

Elections changes coming to Florida, again:

The Legislature again is tinkering with Florida elections laws. Get the lowdown.

Fact-checking Florida's 'stand your ground' law:

Turn on the news. Someone from Florida might be talking the death of Trayvon Martin and a controversial law that allows people to use fatal force if they feel their life is in danger.

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