Kathleen Dumais

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Kathleen Dumais
Maryland House of Delegates District 15
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMount Vernon College, 1980
J.D.University of Maryland School of Law, 1983
BirthdayJuly 5, 1958
Place of birthLa Jolla, CA
ReligionRoman Catholic
Office website
Kathleen M. Dumais (b. July 5, 1958) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 15 and serving as Parliamentarian. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.


Dumais's professional experience includes working as an Attorney/Principal with Paley, Rothman, Goldstein, Rosenberg & Cooper, Attorney for Quinn, McAuliffe and Dumais, was Assistant to Dean of the University of Maryland University College, and a teacher/administrative assistant in Montgomery County Public Schools.

Committee assignments


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


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



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 be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbents Kathleen Dumais, David Fraser-Hidalgo and Aruna Miller defeated Bennett Rushkoff in the Democratic primary, while Ed Edmundson, Flynn Ficker and Christine Thron were unopposed in the Republican primary. Dumais, Fraser-Hidalgo, Miller, Edmundson, Ficker and Thron face off in the general election.[1][2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 15 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKathleen Dumais Incumbent 30.6% 6,156
Green check mark transparent.pngAruna Miller Incumbent 28.6% 5,748
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Fraser-Hidalgo Incumbent 22.1% 4,447
Bennett Rushkoff 18.7% 3,754
Total Votes 20,105


See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Dumais successfully won re-election, coming in first in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 15 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kathleen Dumais (D) 23,476
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Feldman (D) 23,120
Green check mark transparent.png Aruna Miller (D) 21,353
Scott Graham (R) 15,298
Sylvia Darrow (R) 14,490
Matthew Mockerman (R) 13,477
Arvin Vohra (L) 1,910


On November 7, 2006, Kathleen Dumais ran for District 15 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the first of three seats, beating Brian Feldman, Craig Rice, Jean Cryor, Brian Mezger, and Chris Pilkerton.[4]

Kathleen Dumais raised $61,890 for her campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 15
Candidates Votes Percent
Kathleen Dumais (D) 25,781 21.6%
Brian Feldman (D) 25,760 21.6%
Craig Rice (D) 20,202 17.0%
Jean Cryor (R) 20,050 16.8%
Brian Mezger (R) 14,112 11.8%
Chris Pilkerton (R) 13,174 11.1%
Write-Ins 55 0.0%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Dumais was up for re-election, he collected $42,571 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kathleen Dumais's campaign in 2010
Donna E Van Scoy LLC$2,681
Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Association Local 1664$2,000
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association$2,000
Service Employees Dc & Maryland State Council 54$1,500
State Farm Agents & Associates Of Maryland$1,450
Total Raised in 2010 $42,571


In 2006, Kathleen Dumais collected $61,890 in donations.[7]

Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Kathleen Dumais $10,000
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $4,000
Maryland House Democratic Committee $2,500
McGeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994 $1,100
Kaiser for Delegate $1,000


Dumais serves on the Board of Directors of Saint Vincent Pallotti High School, and is a member of the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Task Force on Missing Vulnerable Adults, Bi-County Committee - Montgomery County Delegation, Maryland Green Caucus, and Women Legislators of Maryland.[8]

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