|Maryland House of Delegates District 17|
|January 8, 2019|
|Years in position||8|
|Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland House of Delegates|
|2015 - present|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Grinnell College, 1987|
|Master's||The George Washington University, 1993|
|Date of birth||May 1, 1965|
|Place of birth||Washington, DC|
Gilchrist's professional experience includes working as a legislative analyst in the Office of Intergovernmental Relations of Montgomery County, policy analyst in the Office of Policy Analysis, and Community Development Officer for the Community Development Block Grant Program.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Gilchrist served on the following committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Environment and Transportation|
|• Federal Relations|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gilchrist served on these committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Environmental Matters|
Note: Gilchrist also served on the Subcommittee on Environment and the Subcommittee on Housing and Real Property.
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gilchrist served on these committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Children, Youth, & Families|
|• Ways & Means|
Note: Gilchrist also served on the Subcommittee on Education and the Subcommittee on Transportation.
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. Andrew Platt and incumbents Kumar P. Barve and Jim Gilchrist defeated Susan Hoffmann, Laurie-Ann Sayles and George Zamora in the Democratic primary and were unopposed in the general election.
|Maryland House of Delegates, District 17 General Election (2010)|
|Kumar Barve (D)||20,720|
|James Gilchrist (D)||20,704|
|Luiz Simmons (D)||20,469|
|Daniel Campos (R)||10,646|
|Craig Frick (R)||8,945|
|Josephine Wang (R)||8,736|
On November 7, 2006, James Gilchrist ran for District 17 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the first of three seats, beating Luiz Simmons, Kumar Barve, Mary Haley, Josephine Wang, and Paul Hnarakis.
James Gilchrist raised $64,357 for his campaign.
|Maryland House of Delegates, District 17|
|James Gilchrist (D)||23,524||25.4%|
|Luiz Simmons (D)||22,148||23.9%|
|Kumar Barve (D)||21,994||23.7%|
|Mary Haley (R)||9,016||9.7%|
|Josephine Wang (R)||8,384||9.0%|
|Paul Hnarakis (R)||7,535||8.1%|
In 2010, a year in which Gilchrist was up for re-election, he collected $12,578 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to James Gilchrist's campaign in 2010|
|Gilchrist, James W||$5,120|
|Gilchrist, Phoebe R||$1,500|
|Barve Relection Cmte||$1,298|
|Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Association Local 1664||$1,000|
|Service Employees Dc & Maryland State Council 54||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$12,578|
In 2006, James Gilchrist collected $64,357 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Friends of Doug Duncan||$6,000|
Gilchrist is Treasurer of the Alliance of Rockville Citizens, Vice-President of the Americana Centre Condominiums, and a member of the Commission on Civic Literacy.
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- Maryland House of Delegates District 17
- Maryland House of Delegates - Rep. James Gilchrist
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 3, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Unofficial Results for the 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election," accessed June 25, 2014
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed March 4, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Official 2006 Gubernatorial General Election results for House of Delegates," accessed March 24, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Gilchrist's 2006 campaign contributions," accessed March 25, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Maryland 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 24, 2014
- Follow the Money, James Gilchrist," accessed March 25, 2014
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gilchrist's Biography," accessed March 25, 2014
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