Justin Ready

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Justin Ready
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Maryland State Senate, District 5
In office
February 2, 2015 - present
Term ends
January 8, 2019
Years in position 0
Chief Deputy Minority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Appointed byGov. Larry Hogan
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Maryland House of Delegates, District 5
Associate'sCarroll Community College
Bachelor'sSalisbury University
Date of birthApril 15, 1982
Place of birthMobile, Alabama
ProfessionOwner, Strategic CFM
Office website
Justin Ready (b. April 15, 1982) is a Republican member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 5. He was first appointed to the chamber in 2015, filling the vacancy left by Joseph Getty.[1]

Ready served in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 5 from 2010 to 2015.

Ready served as House Chief Deputy Minority Whip from 2013 to 2015. He served as Executive Director of the Maryland Republican Party from 2008 to 2009.


Ready earned his B.A. in Political Science from Salisbury University in 2004. His professional experience includes working as a legislative aide to Delegate J.B. Jennings and for Chief of Staff Janet Greenip, and owner of Strategic CFM.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Ready served on the following committees:

Maryland Committee Assignments, 2015
Judicial Proceedings


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

Note: Ready also served on the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Minority Health Disparities.



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Zachary Hands and Dorothy G. Scanlan were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Haven Shoemaker and incumbents Susan Krebs and Justin Ready defeated incumbent Donald B. Elliott, Carmen Amedori, Joshua Stonko and Kevin R. Utz in the Republican primary. Shoemaker, Krebs and Ready defeated Hands and Scanlan for three seats in the general election.[2][3]

Maryland House of Delegates District 5, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Krebs Incumbent 28.7% 35,701
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJustin Ready Incumbent 28% 34,789
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHaven Shoemaker 27.3% 33,985
     Democratic Dorothy G. Scanlan 9.4% 11,737
     Democratic Zachary Hands 6.6% 8,210
Total Votes 124,422

Maryland House of Delegates, District 5 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJustin Ready Incumbent 25% 10,567
Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Krebs Incumbent 18.1% 7,665
Green check mark transparent.pngHaven Shoemaker 17.3% 7,308
Joshua Stonko 13.8% 5,813
Donald B. Elliott Incumbent 9.6% 4,064
Kevin R. Utz 9.5% 4,024
Carmen Amedori 6.7% 2,819
Total Votes 42,260


See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Ready ran against William Niner, Nancy Stocksdale (incumbent) and Dave Wallace in the September 14 primary, coming in first. He went on to win election, coming in first in the November 2 general election.[4]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 5A General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Justin Ready (R) 21,226
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Stocksdale (R) 19,046
Francis Walsh (D) 7,688
Sharon Baker (D) 7,250

Campaign donors


In 2010, Ready raised $41,305 in contributions.[5]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
The Presidential Coalition Llc $3,000
Michael Steele For Maryland Cmte $2,000
Citizens For Tanya Shewell $1,750


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Justin Ready endorsed Rick Perry in the 2012 presidential election. [6]


Ready is married to his wife, Ruth.

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