|Maryland House of Delegates District 17|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Grinnell College, 1987|
|Master's||The George Washington University, 1993|
|Birthday||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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gilchrist served on these committees:
- Environmental Matters
- Subcommittee on Environment
- Subcommittee on Housing and Real Property
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gilchrist served on these committees:
Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbents Kumar P. Barve and Jim Gilchrist will face Susan Hoffmann, Andrew Platt, Laurie-Ann Sayles and George Zamora]] in the Democratic primary.
|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 - Rep. James Gilchrist
- 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 Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed March 4, 2014
- Maryland House of Delegates official election results for 2006
- Follow the Money's report on Gilchrist's 2006 campaign contributions
- 2010 campaign contributions
- 2006 contributors to James Gilchrist
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gilchrist
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