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Stephen Lafferty

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Stephen Lafferty
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Maryland House of Delegates District 42
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maryland, College Park, 1971
Master'sBowling Green State University, 1972
J.D.University of Baltimore School of Law, 1983
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 28, 1949
Place of birthWashington, DC
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Stephen W. Lafferty (b. February 28, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 42. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Lafferty's professional experience includes working as Deputy Director of Department of Planning and Zoning in Howard County, Director of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Director of Special Projects and Planning, Division of Neighborhood Revitalization, Department of Housing and Community Development, Manager of the Baltimore County Office of Community Conservation, and an attorney.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

  • Environmental Matters
    • Subcommittee on Housing and Real Property
    • Subcommittee on Land Use and Ethics
    • Subcommittee on Local Government and Bi-County Agencies

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbent Stephen Lafferty will face in the Democratic primary, while Michael A. McAllister is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

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

Maryland House of Delegates, District 42 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Susan Aumann (R) 21,540
Green check mark transparent.png William Frank (R) 19,797
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Lafferty (D) 19,503
Lori Albin (D) 18,036
John Fiastro (R) 17,974
Oz Bengur (D) 16,859

2006

On November 7, 2006, Stephen Lafferty ran for District 42 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, losing to Susan Aumann but beating William Frank, Dilip Paliath, Tracy Miller, and Andrew Belt.[3]

Stephen Lafferty raised $83,346 for his campaign.[4]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 42
Candidates Votes Percent


Susan Aumann (R) 22,054 18.3%
Stephen Lafferty (D) 21,117 17.5%
William Frank (R) 20,522 17.0%
Dilip Paliath (R) 19,490 16.2%
Tracy Miller (D) 19,168 15.9%
Andrew Belt (D) 18,006 14.9%
Write-Ins 88 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Lafferty was up for re-election, he collected $116,357 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:


2006

In 2006, Stephen Lafferty collected $83,346 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Baltimore County Victory Slate $4,000
Baltimore County Fire Fighters Local 1311 $3,000
Maryland State Teachers Association $2,250
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $1,500
Ignatius Holdings LLC $1,500

Personal

Lafferty is a member of the Towson Urban Design Assistance Team, Tomorrow's Towson Steering Committee, Maryland State Bar Association, Oyster Advisory Commission, and the Task Force to Study Group Home Education and Placement Practices.[7]

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