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Nathaniel Exum

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Nathaniel Exum
Maryland State Senate District 24
Former member
Term in office began
January 1999
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Nathaniel Exum was a Democratic member of the Maryland State Senate, representing district 24 from 1999 to January 12, 2011.

He attended Howard University then served in the US army. He was later a delegate for the Democratic National Convention before he became a State Senator.

Committee assignments

District 24

Exum represented Senate district 24 which covers parts of Prince George's County.



See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Exum lost to Democratic candidate Joanne Benson by a margin of 6,178 to 5,311 in the September 14 primary election.[1]

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections were held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats were at stake. In all 1,167 state senate districts with an election in 2010, only 19 challengers (12 Democrats and 7 Republicans) defeated an incumbent state senator. Benson was one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated an incumbent Democratic state senator.


On November 7, 2006, Exum ran unopposed for District 24 of the Maryland State Senate.[2]

Exum raised $62,124 for his campaign.[3]

Maryland Senate, District 24
Candidates Votes Percent
Nathaniel Exum (D) 22,649 99.7%
Wright-Ins 66 0.3%

Campaign donors


In 2006 Nathaniel Exum collected $62,124 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
The Classics $4,000
Robert Campbell $4,000
Anthony Ashley $4,000
Ashley Realty $4,000


Exum is married with two daughters.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maryland Senate District 24
Succeeded by
Joanne Benson