Norman Stone

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Norman Stone
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Maryland State Senate, District 6
Former member
In office
1967 - 2015
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
President Pro Tempore Emeritus, Maryland State Senate
2000-2014
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1966
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Baltimore, 1956
J.D.University of Baltimore, 1960
Personal
Date of birthSeptember 8, 1935
Place of birthBaltimore County, Maryland
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
CandidateVerification
Norman R. Stone, Jr. is a former Democratic member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 6 from 1967 to 2015. He served as President Pro Tem Emeritus from 2000 to 2014.

On July 15, 2013, Stone announced his retirement following the end of his term.[1]

Stone served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1963 to 1967.

Biography

Stone earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Baltimore in 1956 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore Law School in 1960. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Stone defeated Republican candidate Bruce Kahl by a margin of 17,623 to 12,805 in the November 2 general election.[3]

In the September 14 primary election, Stone defeated opponent Jordan Hadfield by a margin of 5,336 to 4,575.[4]

Maryland State Senate, District 6 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Norman Stone (D) 17,623 57.9%
Bruce Kahl (R) 12,805 42.1%

2006

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Stone ran for District 6 of the Maryland State Senate, beating Bill Kushnerick (R).[5]

Stone raised $49,125 for his campaign.[6]

Maryland Senate, District 6
Candidates Votes Percent
Norman Stone (D) 21,012 69.9%
Bill Kushnerick (R) 9,028 30.0%
Write-Ins 20 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Stone was up for re-election, he raised $80,726 in donations.[7]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Maryland Association for Justice $5,000
Ross Valley Farm LLC $3,000
Rainbow Car Wash $3,000
Campaign Communication Solutions Inc Dba Stones Phones $2,701

2008

Below are Stone's top five campaign contributors in 2008:[8]

Contributor 2008 total
Operating Engineers Local 37 $2,500
Artemis Texas LLC $2,500
Rainbow Carwash Inc. $1,200
HC Howell & Sons Inc. $1,000
McCluskey Marine Service $1,000

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Personal

Stone is married with four children and eight grandchildren. He has been a member of the Beth Council Knights of Columbus, Edgemere Moose and the North Point Peninsula Community Coordinating Council. Some of the awards that Stone has received include the Annual Award of Excellence from the Local 37 International Union of Operating Engineers (2002); the Maryland Champion of Victims' Award from the Maryland Crime Victims' Resource Center (2003); the First Citizen Award from the Maryland Senate (2009); and honorary membership in the Ironworkers International and Local 16.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Maryland State Senate District 6
1967–2015
Succeeded by
Johnny Ray Salling (R)