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|U.S. House, Maryland, District 6|
|Maryland House of Delegates|
|Bachelor's||United States Military Academy|
|J.D.||University of Baltimore School of Law|
Ficker was educated at the United States Military Academy and has a JD from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and an M.A. in administration from American University.
Ficker was a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1979 to 1983.
On December 8, 2008, the Maryland Court of Appeals reinstated Ficker to the practice of law after temporarily suspending his law license on June 7, 2007. In 1997, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Ficker successfully challenged the constitutionality of a Maryland law forbidding lawyers from targeted direct-mail solicitation of criminal and traffic defendants within thirty days of arrest.
Ficker is known for proposing anti-tax ballot initiatives. A county initiative he proposed for the November 2008 ballot (Montgomery County Question B (2008)) prevailed by about 5,000 votes. The measure requires the nine-member Montgomery County Council to vote unanimously to raise property tax revenue above the local limit. The victory earned him the Libertarian Party's Free Market Hero of the week award.
Ficker ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Maryland's 6th District. Ficker sought the nomination on the Republican ticket, but he was defeated by Roscoe Bartlett in the April 3, 2012 primary. 
He was a Republican candidate in the 2009 Montgomery County Council special election.
Ficker ran for Montgomery County Executive in 2006 as an independent, and received 28,063 votes, more than any other independent candidate in Montgomery County has earned.
Ficker appeared in Bethesda Magazine's "67 Things We Love About Bethesda" list.
- Ficker v. Montgomery County
- Montgomery County Question B (2008)
- Maryland's 6th congressional district elections, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2012
- ↑ Maryland State Board of Elections "Primary Election Results 2012" Accessed April 3, 2012
- ↑ http://mdcourts.gov/opinions/coa/2008/83a07ag.pdf
- ↑ http://voices.washingtonpost.com/annapolis/2007/06/montgomery_antitax_advocate_fi.html
- ↑ http://pacer.ca4.uscourts.gov/opinion.pdf/962724.P.pdf
- ↑ http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/elections/2004/md/candidates/fickerrobin/
- ↑ http://voices.washingtonpost.com/annapolis/2008/11/ficker_prevails_in_moco_by_abo.html
- ↑ http://www.lp.org/blogs/andrew-davis/free-market-heroes-vol-1-robin-ficker
- ↑ The Baltimore Sun "6th District candidates spar over jobs" Accessed January 6, 2012
- ↑ Maryland State Board of Elections "2012 Primary Results"
- ↑ http://www.justupthepike.com/2009/03/robin-ficker-accessibility-at-all-costs.html
- ↑ http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/content/elections/electionResults2006General/jurisdictionwidefinal-1.htm
- ↑ http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/feb07/67things.php
Acknowledgement: Parts of this article were taken from Wikipedia's article on Robin Ficker under Wikipedia's copyleft rules.