He has since helped lead other local executives in a mission to change public school instruction.
Many local executives have reacted bitterly, saying the plan would force them to cut services and raise taxes.
Under the proposals, elections to the 108-seat assembly were to be held early in March before the formation of a local executive later that month.
Also, Anthem has built a reputation for retaining local executives who stay to run the business.
The party cooperates in several local executives and has 30 aldermen.
Smith isn't the only local executive needing a real vote of confidence.
In the same region the party cooperated in local executives.
Ignacio Aquino was the name of the first elected local executive.
In the 1980s the party again started to cooperate in local executives.
Several other local financial executives said privately that they too were worried.