Edward Kasemeyer

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Edward Kasemeyer
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Maryland State Senate District 12
Incumbent
In office
1987-1990, 1995-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position (current service)19
Years in position (previous service)3
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Leader, Maryland State Senate
2007-2010
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWestern Maryland College, 1967
Personal
BirthdayJuly 18, 1945
Place of birthBaltimore, MD
ProfessionMortgage Banking
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Edward J. Kasemeyer is a Democratic member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994 and previously served a term from 1987 to 1990.

Biography

Kasemeyer earned his bachelor's degree from Western Maryland College in 1967.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kasemeyer served on these committees:

  • Budget and Taxation (Vice Chair)
  • Joint Committee on Investigation
  • Special Joint Committee on Pensions
  • Legislative Policy Committee
  • Executive Nominations Committee
  • Rules
  • Spending Affordability Committee
  • Joint Legislative Work Group to Study State, County and Municipal Fiscal Relationships (Co-Chair)
  • Health Care Delivery & Financing

Issues

Signature requirements reform

In April 2009, Kasemeyer sponsored legislation to loosen signature requirements to use a standard of "reasonable certainty" when evaluating petition signatures.

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate 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. Incumbent Edward Kasemeyer was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Jesse Pippy was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2010

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Kasemeyer defeated Republican candidate Rick Martel by a margin of 24,981 to 17,568 in the November 2 general election.[3]

In the September 14 primary election, Kasemeyer ran unopposed.[4]

Maryland State Senate, District 12 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Kasemeyer (D) 24,981 58.7%
RIck Martel (R) 17,568 41.3%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Kasemeyer ran for District 12 of the Maryland State Senate, beating Richard Martel.[5]

Kasemeyer raised $71,067 for his campaign.[6]

Maryland Senate, District 12
Candidates Votes Percent
Edward Kasemeyer (D) 26,286 62.3%
Richard Martel (R) 15,884 37.6%
Write-Ins 29 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Kasemeyer was up for re-election, he raised $102,345 in donations.[7]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Arizona Fine Wine & Spirits $4,000
Maryland Realtors Association $3,000
Health Policy Leadership Alliance $3,000
Service Employees DC & Maryland State Council 54 $3,000

2006

In 2006 Edward Kasemeyer collected $71,067 in donations.[8]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Maryland Hospital Association $4,000
Maryland Realtors Association $3,250
National Association of Industrial & Office Properties $2,500
Maryland State Teachers Association $2,400

Personal

Kasemeyer has five children.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Maryland Senate District 12
1995–present
Succeeded by
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