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Keith Haynes

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Keith Haynes
Maryland House of Delegates District 44A
In office
Term ends
January 8, 2019
Years in position 12
Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates
2006 - present
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina State University, 1985
Master'sNorth Carolina Central University, 1988
J.D.University of Baltimore School of Law, 1991
Date of birthFebruary 15, 1963
Place of birthShelby, NC
Office website
Keith E. Haynes (b. February 15, 1963) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 44A. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. Beginning in the 2006 session, Cullison serves as a Deputy Majority Whip.


Haynes's professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments


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


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



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. Incumbent Keith E. Haynes defeated incumbents Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr. and Melvin L. Stukes in the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.[1][2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 44A Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKeith E. Haynes Incumbent 43.4% 1,734
Keifer J. Mitchell, Jr. Incumbent 39.4% 1,574
Melvin L. Stukes Incumbent 17.3% 691
Total Votes 3,999


See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Haynes successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010, taking the second of three seats.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 44 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Keiffer Mitchell, Jr. (D) 15,068
Green check mark transparent.png Keith Haynes (D) 14,879
Green check mark transparent.png Melvin Stukes (D) 13,994
Brian Jones (R) 1,837
Trae Lewis (R) 1,224


On November 7, 2006, Keith Haynes ran for District 44 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, behind Melvin Stukes and Ruth Kirk.[4]

Keith Haynes raised $32,582 for his campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 44
Candidates Votes Percent
Melvin Stukes (D) 13,173 34.0%
Ruth Kirk (D) 12,894 33.3%
Keith Haynes (D) 12,565 32.4%
Write-Ins 129 0.3%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Haynes was up for re-election, he collected $42,795 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Keith Haynes's campaign in 2010
Haynes, Keith$5,300
Volta, Debra J$4,000
Volta Jr, Armand J$3,000
United Food And Commercial Workers Union Local 27$2,000
Operating Engineers Local 37$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $42,795


Haynes is Vice Chair of the Baltimore City Delegation, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Baltimore City Citywide Law and Protected Services Academy, Black Mental Health Alliance, and the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus.[7]

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