Mr. Smith, who ran unopposed, will take the oath at 2 p.m. in Courtroom No. 2 on the second floor of the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building on Greene Street, according to his election committee.
Mr. Smith formerly was on the Augusta Aviation Commission. He is filling the seat vacated by Rep. Hardie Davis to run for Ed Tarvers Senate seat. Mr. Tarver was named a U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.