Craig Zucker

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Craig Zucker
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Maryland House of Delegates District 14
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSaint Thomas Aquinas College, 1997
Master'sThe John Hopkins University, 2004
Personal
BirthdayMarch 23, 1975
Place of birthEnglewood, New Jersey
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Craig J. Zucker (b. March 23, 1975) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. Craig previously ran for the Maryland House District 14 in 2002 but was defeated.

Biography

Zucker earned his B.S in Social Science, Law & Government from St. Thomas Aquinas College in 1997 and his M.A. in Government in 2004. His professional experience includes working as Deputy Chief of Staff to Maryland State Controller Peter Franchot.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zucker served on these committees:

  • Appropriations
  • Oversight Committee on Pensions
  • Subcommittee on Transportation and Environment

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbents Anne R. Kaiser, Eric Luedtke and Craig J. Zucker defeated Valerie A. Nia Shell in the Democratic primary, while Patricia Fenati, Michael A. Ostroff and Sharon Trexler Begosh were unopposed in the Republican primary. Nia Shell is running as a write-in candidate in the general election.[1][2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 14 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnne Kaiser Incumbent 32.5% 8,335
Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Zucker Incumbent 30.9% 7,922
Green check mark transparent.pngEric Luedtke Incumbent 25.9% 6,647
Valerie A. Nia Shell 10.8% 2,763
Total Votes 25,667

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Zucker ran against Ali Vanessa, Datt Neeta, Anne Kaiser (incumbent), Jodi Finkelstein, Eric Luedtke, Robert Newsome and Gerald Roper in the September 14 primary. In the general election, the winners faced Republicans Patricia Fenati, Henry Kahwaty and Maria Pena-Faustino.

Zucker successfully won election, coming in second in the general election on November 2, 2010. Three seats were up for election in the district.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 14 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Anne Kaiser (D) 23,503
Green check mark transparent.png Craig Zucker (D) 22,148
Green check mark transparent.png Eric Luedtke (D) 21,165
Patricia Fenati (R) 14,866
Henry Kahwaty (R) 14,152
Maria Pena-Faustino (R) 13,639

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Zucker raised $116,111 in contributions.[4]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Communications Workers Virginia $6,000
Montgomery County Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge 35 $6,000
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers Local 26 $6,000
Friends Of Peter Franchot $6,000
SEIU 1199 $6,000

Personal

Zucker and his wife, Jenny, have one child.

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