Gail Bates

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Gail Bates
Maryland House of Delegates District 9A
In office
February 4, 2002-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 12
Deputy Minority Whip, Maryland State House of Representatives
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
AppointedFebruary 4, 2002
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maryland, 1968
BirthdayDecember 24, 1945
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
Office website
Gail H. Bates (b. December 24, 1945) is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 9A. She was first appointed to the chamber on February 4, 2002.

She is a Republican member-elect of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 9.[1]


Bates's professional experience includes working as a Certified Public Accountant, and Chief of Staff for Delegate Donald E. Murphy - District 12A and Assistant to Howard County Executive.

Committee assignments


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

  • Appropriations
  • Oversight Committee on Pensions
  • Oversight Committee on Personnel
  • Subcommittee on Public Safety and Administration


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



See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Ryan Frederic defeated Daniel Medinger in the Democratic primary, while Gail Bates was unopposed in the Republican primary. Bates defeated Frederic in the general election.[1][2]

Maryland State Senate District 9, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGail Bates 65.9% 33,109
     Democratic Ryan Frederic 34.1% 17,132
Total Votes 50,241

Maryland State Senate, District 9 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRyan Frederic 51.6% 4,298
Daniel Medinger 48.4% 4,031
Total Votes 8,329


See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Bates came in first in the general election on November 2, 2010, winning re-election.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 9A General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gail Bates (R) 21,709
Green check mark transparent.png Warren Miller (R) 19,911
Maryann Maher (D) 15,264
Jonathan Weinstein (D) 14,110

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Bates was up for re-election, she collected $40,880 in donations.[4]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gail Bates's campaign in 2010
Bates Miller Victory Fund$3,150
Mercer, Philip$1,750
Bates, Gail H$1,354
Corridor Mortgage Group Inc$1,000
The Friendly Inn$750
Total Raised in 2010 $40,880


In 2006, Gail Bates collected $26,427 in donations.[5]

Her three largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Gail Bates $1,082
Friends of Charles Feaga $870
Restaurant Association of Maryland $600


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Gail Bates endorsed Rick Perry in the 2012 presidential election. [6]


Bates is a member of the Howard County Republican Women, Howard County Farm Bureau, Christian Jail Ministry, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, Howard County Republican Club, Maryland Federation of Republican Women, National Conference of State Legislatures, and the Therapeutic Horsemanship Association. She belongs to the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, Women Legislators of Maryland, and Golf Advisory Committee of Howard County.[7]

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