Jay Walker

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Jay Walker
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Maryland House of Delegates District 26
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Appointed2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHoward University
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 24, 1972
ProfessionSports Analyst, ESPN
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jay Walker (b. January 24, 1972) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Walker's professional experience includes playing professional football as a quarterback with the Minnesota Vikings and the New England Patriots.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Education
  • Subcommittee on Revenues
  • Ways & Means

2009-2010

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

  • Ways & Means
    • Subcommittee on Election Law
    • Subcommittee on Finance 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. Tony Knotts and incumbents Kris Valderrama and Jay Walker defeated Xavier A. Aragona, Tamara Davis Brown, Keith L. Gray, Vernon O. Holmes, Jr., Leonard C. "Len" Hopkins, Sr. and David Sloan in the Democratic primary.[1][2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJay Walker Incumbent 24.3% 9,428
Green check mark transparent.pngKris Valderrama Incumbent 21.2% 8,217
Green check mark transparent.pngTony Knotts 21% 8,129
Tamara Davis Brown 14.7% 5,698
David Sloan 7.2% 2,782
Xavier A. Aragona 4.4% 1,692
Keith L. Gray 3.5% 1,359
Vernon O. Holmes, Jr. 2.3% 877
Leonard C. "Len" Hopkins, Sr. 1.5% 585
Total Votes 38,767

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Walker successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010. He took the second of three seats in the district.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 26 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Veronica Turner (D) 27,770
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Walker (D) 24,328
Green check mark transparent.png Kris Valderrama (D) 24,141
Holly Henderson (R) 2,916

2006

On November 7, 2006, Jay Walker ran for District 26 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, losing to Veronica Turner and Kris Valderrama but beating John Rowe.[4]

Jay Walker raised $41,121 for his campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 26
Candidates Votes Percent
Veronica Turner (D) 24,891 34.1%
Kris Valderrama (D) 22,231 30.5%
Jay Walker (D) 22,162 30.4%
John Rowe (R) 3,587 4.9%
Write-Ins 108 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Walker was up for re-election, he collected $59,360 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jay Walker's campaign in 2010
Rogers, Kelley$2,250
Friends Of Justin Ross$2,250
Associated Builders & Contractors$2,250
Maryland Realtors Association$1,850
Anderson, Beverly J$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $59,360

2006

In 2006, Jay Walker collected $41,121 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Prince Georgians for Progress $5,000
Duane Clemons $4,000
Denison Landscaping Inc. $2,000
Maryland Chamber of Commerce $1,500
Montgomery Mechanical Services $1,000

Personal

Walker is founder and Chair of the Sky Walker Flight School Football Camp, and a member of the Coalition of Concerned Black Christian Men, Prince George's Black Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, and the Task Force on the Establishment of Vocational and Technical Education High School Academies in Prince George's County.[8]

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