|Maryland House of Delegates District 23A|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland House of Delegates|
|2015 - present|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|At Large Member, Bowie City Council|
|Bachelor's||Catholic University of America, 1987|
|J.D.||Catholic University, 1992|
|Place of birth||Brooklyn, New York|
Valentino-Smith earned her B.S. in Nursing from Catholic University in 1987 and her J.D. from Columbia School of Law in 1992. Her professional experience includes working as an attorney and a clinical nurse at the National Institutes of Health.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Valentino-Smith served on these committees:
Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates 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. Incumbent Geraldine Valentino-Smith was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Valentino-Smith defeated Shukoor Ahmed (I) in the general election.
|Maryland House of Delegates District 23A, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Geraldine Valentino-Smith Incumbent||72.8%||7,666|
Valentino-Smith ran against Shukoor Ahmed, Terence Collins, Paulette Faulkner, James Hubbard (incumbent), Lisa Ransom and Nicole Williams in the September 14 primary. Coming in first, she advanced to the general election.
|Maryland House of Delegates, District 23A General Election (2010)|
|Geraldine Valentino-Smith (D)||19,238|
|James Hubbard (D)||18,999|
|Margaret Moodie (R)||5,913|
In 2010, Valentino-Smith raised $58,980 in contributions.
Her three largest contributors were:
|Smith, Phillip J||$18,157|
|Okeeffe, Mary F||$1,328|
Valentino-Smith and her husband, P.J., have three children.
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- Maryland State Legislature
- Maryland House of Delegates
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- Maryland House of Delegates District 23A
- House website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 3, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Official 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election results for House of Delegates," accessed December 5, 2014
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed March 4, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Valentino-Smith, Geraldine," accessed December 23, 2013
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