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House District 16
Randy C. Smith, Republican



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DATE OF BIRTH: July 30, 1946
PLACE OF BIRTH: Iola, Kansas
RESIDENCE &
MAILING ADDRESS:
801 North Bragaw Street
Anchorage, AK 99508-1322
OCCUPATION: Firearms Education Instructor
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY
IN ALASKA:
26 years
Anchorage: 1972-present

EDUCATION:
Alameda High School, 1959-64, Diploma. Technical/Vocational: USAF, Aircraft Avionic Instruments, 1966.

MILITARY SERVICE:
U.S. Air Force (Vietnam Veteran), 1966-69, Sergeant. Alaska National Guard, 1975-78.

POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
Mountain View Community Council: President; Chair of Cleanup, Public Safety, Mt. View Patrol; past Vice President.

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
NRA/State of Alaska Concealed Carry Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Small Business Owner, Hunting Guide, Professional Photographer. Executive Director, Alaska Outdoor Council, 1992-94.

SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Alaska Gun Collectors Association: 1985-present; Vice President, 1987-92; Chair, Youth Programs, 1987-present. Alaska State Trapshooting Champion. NRA (lifetime member): Chair, Youth Council, 1990-92.

SPECIAL INTERESTS:
Youth programs, hunting and fishing, trap shooting, firearms training (youth and adult), Fur Rendezvous and Iditarod collectibles

OTHER:
Alaska has been my home for over 25 years. I am committed to Alaska and its people. I will work hard for you in Juneau.


STATEMENT:

As a Republican representing District 16, I will dedicate my efforts to bring more, positive, funded programs to its neighborhoods. I would represent you and vote based upon your input. I have a proven longtime commitment (over 12 years) to improving my neighborhood as well as assisting other Community Council areas by pioneering programs such as our annual cleanup, snow removal, and junk car removal; and I have assisted other Councils with forming their own citizen patrol.
I have the leadership ability and commitment to get the job done.

The following are my positions on basic issues that affect you and me.
Support an Alaska Constitutional Amendment that would restrict the right of prisoners to only those rights entitled by the U.S. Constitution;
Support the option of Capital Punishment for 1st Degree Murder;
Support one man/one woman marriage;
Support English as the official language of the State of Alaska;
Support jobs for Alaskans and a growing economy;
Support better schools and education;
Support safe communities;
Support protecting your Permanent Fund Dividend;
Support budget discipline, and promotion of a smaller and smarter government;
Support individual rights of all Alaskans;
Support your right to keep and bear arms;
Support families and jobs to support families;
Support equal hunting and fishing rights for all Alaskans;
Oppose larger government or more spending;
Oppose federal takeover of Alaska's wildlife resources and land;
Oppose a state income tax;
Oppose gun control.

Thank you for your support and confidence. Please vote.


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