SEBA Endorses Thurston “Smitty” Smith for Assembly

APPLE VALLEY, CA – Retired business owner and former Hesperia Mayor Thurston “Smitty” Smith announced Thursday that he has received the endorsement of the Sheriff’s Employees’ Benefit Association (SEBA).

SEBA President, Stg. Grant Ward stated, “We are proud to support Smitty because we know he will support San Bernardino County’s law enforcement and fight against harmful legislation impacting the safety of our communities.”

SEBA has proudly served the law enforcement employees of San Bernardino County since 1946. SEBA ensures the highest level of service to our community by protecting the men and women who maintain San Bernardino County’s safety.

SEBA joins a growing list of supporters for Thurston “Smitty” Smith, including:

  • Congressman Col. Paul Cook (ret.)
  • Senator Scott Wilk
  • Senator Bob Dutton (ret.)
  • Senator George Runner (ret.)
  • Supervisor Robert Lovingood
  • Supervisor Dawn Rowe
  • Apple Valley Mayor Scott Nassif
  • Adelanto Mayor Gabriel Reyes
  • Hesperia Mayor Larry Bird
  • Victorville Mayor Gloria Garcia
  • Barstow Mayor Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre

Thurston “Smitty” Smith is a retired businessman, taxpayer advocate, former mayor, and Director of the Mojave Water Agency. He and his wife, Margaret, have been married for 33 years and raised their two children in the 33rd Assembly District. For more information about Smitty, visit: