Smith Garnering State-Level Recognition
| Democratic mayoral candidate one of 13 women embroiled in mayoral runs |
by David Zimmerman for the Kokomo Perspective on June 17, 2019.
A new contender within the political realm, Democratic candidate for mayor Abbie Smith, is beginning to garner attention on the state level after a resounding primary victory.
After clinching a victory in the primaries, Smith earned an early milestone in her fledgling political career. A first-time candidate, the political newcomer topped Kevin Summers, a long-time local political figure, by a wide margin, ensuring a battle for the mayor’s office involving both Republican candidate Commissioner Tyler Moore and Independent candidate Michael Virgin.Read more
Run for Something endorses Abbie Smith for Mayor of Kokomo
| Progressive wave builds momentum with new candidates in Indiana. |
March 12th, 2019 - Abbie Smith is proud to receive the endorsement of Run for Something (RFS), the groundbreaking organization that recruits and supports strong voices in the next generation of progressive leadership.
“Run for something resonates with me because it’s exactly what I did and what I am doing. I saw an opportunity to create positive change in my community and I ran for something, Mayor of Kokomo. I’m in the next generation of leadership, and I’m ready to fight for the future of Kokomo at City Hall.” - Abbie SmithRead more