Incumbent In District 45
State Sen. Jim Smith represents Senate District 45, which is composed of Jefferson County, Scott County, Switzerland County and portions of Clark and Jackson counties. First elected to the Senate in 2010, Smith serves on the following Senate Committees: Local Government, Pensions & Labor, and Tax & Fiscal Policy.
A small business owner and former member of the Clark County Council, Smith is a graduate of the University of Louisville. He and his wife Brenda reside in Charlestown.