MEET Christy Smith
Christy Smith is a 40-year resident of the City of Santa Clarita in the congressional district she is running to serve. In 2020, Smith ran against Republican Congressmember Mike Garcia and earned 36,000 more votes than any other Democrat in this district's history and came within 333 votes of winning in one of the closest congressional races in the nation.
As a distinguished state legislator, Smith authored nine bills focusing on education reform, homeowner protections, college affordability and good governance, which were signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. This legislative package also included a landmark measure, now law, that removes barriers for survivors of human trafficking to access victims’ compensation. In addition, Smith helped shepherd historic investments in emergency management and also secured $700,000 for the Free Clinic of Simi Valley, $450,000 for the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center and $397,000 for College of the Canyons.