U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith, a Republican, brought his bus to the Carbon County Republican Committee office in Lehighton on Monday afternoon. About 50 people greeted him. Smith, second from left, with, from left, Carbon County Commissioner Thomas J. Gerhard; Carbon County Republican Party Chairperson MaryEllen Salerno, and Carbon County Commissioner Wayne Nothstein. Smith spoke on his platform during his visit to Lehighton.