Rep. Rita Smart, D-Richmond, Mary McGill Long, R-Berea
Rep. Rita Smart, D-Richmond
Rita Smart, 63, was elected to represent the 81st House District in November 2010, and is running for her second two-year term. Along with her husband, Richard, she owns the Bennett House Bed and Breakfast on West Main Street in Richmond. Prior to that, she was a county extension agent for Madison County from 1970 to 2005.
Mary McGill Long, R-Berea
Mary McGill Long, 61, served on the Berea City Council a number of years ago, but this is the first time she has run for a state-level office. She has always been active in her community through volunteering and serving on boards, including with the American Cancer Society and the Madison County Tax Assessment Board. Long also has been a Girl Scout leader.