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Joseph Getty
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Maryland State Senate District 5
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Whip, Maryland State Senate
September 2013-Present
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Maryland State House of Delegates
1994-2002
Education
Bachelor'sWashington College, 1974
Master'sGeorge Washington University, 1980
J.D.University of Maryland, 1996
Personal
BirthdayApril 14, 1952
Place of birthOlney, Maryland
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joseph M. Getty (b. April 14, 1952) is a Republican member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Getty served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1995 to 2003, where he was Deputy Minority Whip. He currently serves as State Senate Minority Whip.

Biography

Getty earned his B.A. in American Studies from Washington College in 1974, his M.A. in American Civilization from George Washington University in 1980 and his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1996. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Anita Riley is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Joseph Getty is unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

2010

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Getty defeated Democratic candidate Scott Stone by a margin of 36,425 to 14,070 in the November 2 general election.[3]

In the September 14 primary election, Getty defeated opponent Dale Lusher by a margin of 10,586 to 1,769.[4]

Maryland State Senate, District 5 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Getty (R) 36,425 72.1%
Scott Stone (D) 14,070 27.9%
Maryland State Senate, District 5- Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Getty 10,218 86.3%
Dale Lusher 1,625 13.7%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Getty raised $62,325 in contributions.[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Swick Inc $2,420
Maryland Realtors Association $2,320
Friends Of David Brinkley $2,000
Friends Of Larry Haines $2,000

Personal

Getty is married and has six children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Larry Haines
Maryland State Senate District 5
2011–present
Succeeded by
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