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Jolene Ivey

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Jolene Ivey
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Current candidacy
Running for Lieutenant Governor of Maryland
Date of primaryJune 24, 2014
Current office
Maryland House of Delegates District 47
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTowson University, 1982
Master'sUniversity of Maryland, 1992
Personal
BirthdayJuly 30, 1961
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionDirector, Media Relations, Community Teachers Institute
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jolene Ivey (b. July 30, 1961) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 47. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Ivey is a Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Maryland in 2014. Her running-mate is gubernatorial candidate and incumbent state attorney general Doug Gansler. Gansler announced that he had chosen Ivey to share the 2014 election ticket with on October 14, 2014.[1]

Biography

Ivey's professional experience includes working as the Director of Media Relations for the Community Teachers Institute, a freelance writer, Co-Founder/President of Mocha Moms, Incorporated, Press Secretary for U.S. Rep. Benjamin L. Cardin, Writer/Producer for WMAR-TV, and Co-Host of "Say Baltimore," WMAR-TV/WNUV-TV.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

  • Ways & Means
    • Subcommittee on Education
    • Subcommittee on Transportation

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014

Ivey is running for Lieutenant Governor of Maryland on a joint ticket with current attorney general and 2014 gubernatorial candidate Doug Gansler. Alongside Gansler, Ivey is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Ivey successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010, taking the first of three seats.[2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 47 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jolene Ivey (D) 14,404
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Summers (D) 12,337
Green check mark transparent.png Doyle Niemann (D) 11,925
Rachel Audi (R) 1,853

2006

On November 7, 2006, Jolene Ivey ran for District 47 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the first of three seats, beating Victor Ramirez and Doyle Niemann.[3]

Jolene Ivey raised $34,512 for her campaign.[4]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 47
Candidates Votes Percent


Jolene Ivey (D) 12,860 35.3%
Victor Ramirez (D) 12,231 33.6%
Doyle Niemann (D) 11,229 30.8%
Write-Ins 120 0.3%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Ivey was up for re-election, she collected $59,148 in donations.[5]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:


Personal

Ivey is Co-Chair of the Family Crisis Center Advisory Council, Vice Chair of the Bi-County Committee of the Prince George's County Delegation, and a member of the Cheverly Young Actor's Guild, Cheverly Swim and Racquet Club Board of Directors, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, and Women Legislators of Maryland.[6]

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