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Joseline Pena-Melnyk

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Joseline Pena-Melnyk
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Maryland House of Delegates District 21
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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
Prior offices
College Park City Council
2003-2006
Education
Bachelor'sBuffalo State College, 1987
J.D.School of Law at The State University of New York at Buffalo, 1991
Personal
Place of birthDominican Republic
Websites
Office website
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Joseline Pena-Melnyk is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 21. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006. She served on the College Park City Council from 2003-2006.

Pena-Melnyk's professional experience includes working as ssistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia, and an Attorney with the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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. Incumbents Ben Barnes, Barbara A. Frush and Joseline Pena-Melnyk were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Katherine Butcher was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Pena-Melnyk successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010. She won the third of three available seats.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 21 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ben Barnes (D) 18,954
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Frush (D) 18,689
Green check mark transparent.png Joseline Pena-Melnyk (D) 18,457
Scott Dibiasio (R) 6,131
Jason Papanikolas (R) 6,013
Kat Nelson (R) 5,822
K. Bryan Walker (L) 1,151

2006

On November 7, 2006, Joseline Pena-Melnyk ran for District 21 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, losing to Ben Barnes and Barbara Frush but beating Niel Sood.[4]

Joseline Pena-Melnyk raised $83,185 for her campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 21
Candidates Votes Percent
Ben Barnes (D) 18,453 29.6%
Barbara Frush (D) 18,279 29.3%
Joseline Pena-Melnyk (D) 18,001 28.9%
Neil Sood (R) 7,349 11.8%
Write-Ins 206 0.3%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Pena-Melnyk was up for re-election, she collected $40,530 in donations.[6]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joseline Pena-Melnyk's campaign in 2010
Service Employees Dc & Maryland State Council 54$3,000
Mcgeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994$2,500
Maryland House Democratic Cmte 2010$2,000
Mickey Ibarra & Assoc Inc$1,000
Friends Of Peter Hammen$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $40,530

2006

In 2006, Joseline Pena-Melnyk collected $83,185 in donations.[7]

Her four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Joseline Pena-Melnyk $18,713
Deborah O'neal-Johnson $4,000
Markian Melnyk $4,000
Perez & Associates LLC $2,500

Personal

Pena-Melnyk is Vice-Chair of the Law Enforcement and State-Appointed Boards Committee for Prince George's County Delegation, and a member of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, and Task Force on Healthcare Access and Reimbursement.[8]

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