Media

Smith will fight for education in Frankfort

By Erika Solberg (Letter to the Editor), Bowling Green Daily News, July 24, 2018

I once took for granted that all politicians valued public education. However, as a parent-member of the site-based decision-making council at Bowling Green Junior High School, I am so concerned about the decisions the Kentucky legislature has made that I am no longer sure what some of them value. Read more …


Democrats, GOP hopeful of making local gains

By Wes Swietek, Bowling Green Daily News, June 2, 2018

“After all, it’s the year of the woman,” Warren County Democratic Party Chair Charlene Rabold said in reference to the historic number of women running for office nationally and statewide. Three of the local legislative races feature Democratic female candidates who are also educators. “I think women will be a big factor in this particular election,” Rabold said. Read more …


VIDEO & CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE: Democrat Jeanie Smith is running for 32nd District State Senate seat

Bowling Green Daily News, April 30, 2018

Relevant experience: Serving my community is my life’s work. In addition to being a teacher and mother, I have also served as a missionary overseas. Having worked in Bowling Green and Warren County with farmers and low-income families, as well as church committees and laborers, I am prepared to represent Warren County. Read more …


Smith Will Stand for Kentuckians in the Senate

Kentucky Democrats, April 24, 2018

After standing last year with thousands of union workers against the Republican majority’s legislation to drive down wages for Kentucky’s working families, Jeanie Smith couldn’t understand how lawmakers could ignore the thousands of people they claimed to represent. Read more …


Democrats hope teacher strikes will mobilize support for midterms

By David Knowles, Yahoo News, April 5, 2018

With public school teachers taking a stand over low pay and dwindling education budgets in several Republican majority states, Democrats are sensing another opportunity to make inroads in the 2018 midterm elections. Read more …