Rod Smith's file:

Democrat from Florida

Rod Smith is a former state Senator from Alachua County. In 2006, he unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for governor. In 2010, he was his party's nominee for lieutenant governor. In 2011, he was elected chairman of the Florida Democratic Party.

Recent statements involving Rod Smith

"Today 46 percent of all Floridians owe more on their home than it is worth."

"Rick Scott has destroyed over 100,000 jobs."

Says Rick Scott's proposed budget "would lay off 20,000 teachers."

Recent stories featuring Rod Smith

Florida under Gov. Rick Scott: Adding jobs, or destroying them?:

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Democrats have extremely different takes on employment numbers. But it’s all in how you read them.

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