Alonzo Green Smith

Notable Facts

  • Served as Presiding Officer, Senate President Pro Tempore in the 55th General Assembly (1886-1888)

Offices

Indiana Senate
Jackson, Jennings Counties
In office
Nov 5, 1884 to Nov 3, 1886

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Redistricting
Clark, Jennings, Scott Counties
In office
Nov 3, 1886 to Nov 7, 1888

Party: Democratic
Assumed: Redistricted Into New District
Attorney General
Statewide
In office
Nov 22, 1890 to Nov 22, 1894

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Alonzo Green Smith spent 8 years, 4 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1890–Attorney General WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1890
49.05%
Alonzo Green Smith*, Democratic, 232,128 votes
44.78%
John W. Lovett, Republican, 211,902 votes
 3.69%
William Patterson, People's (Populist), 17,456 votes
 2.49%
Sumner W. Haynes, Prohibition, 11,771 votes
Out of 473,257 votes casts, the margin of victory was 20,226 (4.27%)
1892–Attorney General WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1892
50.63%
Alonzo Green Smith (i)*, Democratic, 260,156 votes
49.37%
Joseph D. Ferrall, Republican, 253,646 votes
Out of 513,802 votes casts, the margin of victory was 6,510 (1.26%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Alonzo Green Smith had a record of 2-0. That includes a record of 2-0 in 2 general elections.