Jamie Raskin

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Jamie Raskin
Maryland State Senate District 20
In office
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
Majority Whip, Maryland State Senate
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sHarvard College, 1983
J.D.Harvard Law School, 1987
BirthdayDecember 13, 1962
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionProfessor of Law
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Jamie Raskin is a Democratic member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Raskin has served as Majority Whip since 2012.


Raskin earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard College in 1983 and his J.D. in 1987.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate 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. Incumbent Jamie Raskin was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Vardly E. St. Preux ran as an independent candidate but did not meet filing requirements to appear on the general election ballot.[1][2]


See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Raskin won re-election with no opposition in the November 2 general election. Raskin received 25,384 votes.[3]

In the September 14 primary election, Raskin ran unopposed.[4]

Maryland State Senate, District 1 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jamie Raskin (D) 25,384 100%


On November 7, 2006, Raskin ran unopposed for District 20 of the Maryland State Senate.[5]

Raskin raised $250,933 for his campaign.[6]

Maryland Senate, District 20
Candidates Votes Percent
Jamie Raskin 26,251 98.7%
Write-Ins 349 1.3%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Raskin was up for re-election, she raised $85,088 in donations.[7]

Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Mcgeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994 $4,000
Maryland Education Association $4,000
Service Employees DC & Maryland State Council 54 $3,000
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $2,000


In 2006 Jamie Raskin collected $250,933 in donations.[8]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Jamie Raskin $20,000
21st Century Democrats $4,000
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $4,000
Mid-Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters $2,500

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