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Frank Turner
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Maryland House of Delegates District 13
Incumbent
In office
1995-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyDemocratic
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'sNorth Carolina College, Durham, 1968
J.D.North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Law, 1973
Personal
BirthdayJuly 6, 1947
Place of birthMount Pleasant, New York
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Frank S. Turner (b. July 6, 1947) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994.

Biography

Turner's professional experience includes working as a Special Assistant to U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Judge in the Howard County Orphans' Court, Assistant Professor of Business Law and Legal Environment at Morgan State University, and Administrative Aide to former North Carolina Governor Dan K. Moore.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Finance Resources, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Vice Chair's
  • Ways & Means

2009-2010

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

  • Ways & Means
    • Subcommittee on Finance Resources (Chair)
    • Subcommittee on Vice Chair's

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. Vanessa Atterbeary and incumbents Shane Pendergrass and Frank S. Turner defeated Fred Eiland and Nayab Siddiqui in the Democratic primary, while Danny Eaton, Jimmy Williams and Chris Yates were unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 13 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngVanessa Atterbeary 27.3% 7,399
Green check mark transparent.pngShane Pendergrass Incumbent 27.1% 7,364
Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Turner Incumbent 25.6% 6,941
Nayab Siddiqui 15.5% 4,204
Fred Eiland 4.5% 1,225
Total Votes 27,133

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Turner won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010. He came in third to secure the last of three seats up in the district.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 13 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Guy Guzzone (D) 27,140
Green check mark transparent.png Shane Pendergrass (D) 25,894
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Turner (D) 24,823
Ed Priola (R) 16,255
Loretta Gaffney (R) 14,844
Jeff Robinson (R) 14,680

2006

On November 7, 2006, Frank Turner ran for District 13 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, losing to Guy Guzzone and Shane Pendergrass but beating Mary Beth Tung, Rick Bowers, and Loretta Gaffney .[4]

Frank Turner raised $50,525 for his campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 13
Candidates Votes Percent
Guy Guzzone (D) 26,891 22.3%
Shane Pendergrass (D) 26,633 22.1%
Frank Turner (D) 24,437 20.3%
Mary Beth Tung (R) 15,216 12.6%
Rick Bowers (R) 13,665 11.4%
Loretta Gaffney (R) 13,466 11.2%
Write-Ins 84 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Turner was up for re-election, he collected $30,024 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Frank Turner's campaign in 2010
Griffin, Randall M$1,000
Service Employees Dc & Maryland State Council 54$1,000
Scientific Systems & Software International Corp$1,000
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association$1,000
Apple Ford$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $30,024

2006

In 2006, Frank Turner collected $50,525 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $2,000
Randall Griffin $1,250
Norman Thomas Insurance Agency $1,250
Apple Ford $1,000
Dynis LLC $1,000

Personal

Turner is Chair of the Howard County Delegation, and a member of the American Business Law Association, State Planning Committee for Higher Education, and Maryland Green Caucus.[8]

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