Post Politics Now: Democrats bask in Warnock’s win in Ga., history-defying Senate gain
All levels of government throughout the country are seeing young people take office. Rep. Maxwell Frost (D-Fla.) weeks ago became the first Gen Z politician elected to serve in Congress. …
Smith said he won voters over on merit and as a proven leader: He spent three years as president of Earle High School’s student government, during which he negotiated a deal with a new cafeteria vendor.
“I worked time after time to get them what they wanted,” he said.
People around town often told Smith he was too young, he said. His response? “I use doubters to motivate me to move forward.”
Smith plans to juggle being mayor and attending Arkansas State University Mid-South. He hopes to one day become a prosecutor.