Jay Jacobs

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Jay Jacobs
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Maryland House of Delegates District 36
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Caucus Leader, Maryland State House of Delegates
2013-Present
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, Rock Hall
1999-2011
Education
High schoolKent County High School
Personal
Place of birthWest Palm Beach, Florida
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jay Jacobs is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 36. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Jacobs has served Minority Caucus Leader since 2013.

Biography

Jacobs' professional experience includes working as a Fireman and Ambulance Driver for the Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Environmental Matters
  • Subcommittee on Agriculture, Agriculture Preservation and Open Space
  • Subcommittee on Natural Resources

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Irving Pinder and Robert Alan Thornton, Jr. were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Jeff Ghrist and incumbents Steve Arentz and Jay A. Jacobs defeated incumbent Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., Rod Heinze, Alan McCarthy and J.D. Uhler in the Republican primary.[1][2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 36 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJay Jacobs Incumbent 26.4% 6,796
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Arentz Incumbent 26.1% 6,732
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Ghrist 16.7% 4,307
Michael Smigiel, Sr. Incumbent 16.2% 4,163
Alan McCarthy 8% 2,067
J.D. Uhler 4.1% 1,048
Rod Heinze 2.5% 641
Total Votes 25,754

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Jacobs ran unopposed in the September 14 primary. He defeated Democrat Arthur Hock in the general election.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 36 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Hershey, Jr. (R) 32,364
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Jacobs (R) 26,979
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Smigiel, Sr. (R) 26,925
William Manlove (D) 17,453
Arthur Hock (D) 16,472

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Jacobs raised $41,824 in contributions.[4]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Buckley Ii, John J $4,000
Haven Harbor Marina $1,000
Kent County Branch Commercial Watermans Association $1,000

Personal

Jacobs is married.

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