|Maryland House of Delegates District 19|
|January 8, 2019|
|Years in position||8|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Maryland, College Park, 1979|
|Date of birth||March 5, 1957|
|Place of birth||Wheaton, MD|
|Profession||Small Business Owner|
Kramer's professional experience includes owning and operating a small business.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Kramer served on the following committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Economic Matters|
|• Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Biotechnology|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kramer served on these committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Economic Matters|
Note: Kramer also served on the Subcommittee on Banking, Economic Development, Science and Technology, the Subcommittee on Business Regulation, the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commercial Law and the Subcommittee on Family Law.
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kramer served on these committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2009|
Note: Kramer also served on the Subcommittee on Family Law.
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. Marice I. Morales and incumbents Bonnie Cullison and Ben Kramer defeated Paul Bardack, Melodye A. Berry and Charlotte Crutchfield in the Democratic primary. Martha Schaerr was unopposed in the Republican primary. Cullison, Kramer and Morales defeated Schaerr for three seats in the general election.
|Maryland House of Delegates, District 19 General Election (2010)|
|Benjamin Kramer (D)||23,526|
|Sam Arora (D)||22,242|
|Bonnie Cullison (D)||21,795|
|Linn Rivera (R)||11,929|
|Tom Masser (R)||11,362|
On November 7, 2006, Benjamin Kramer ran for District 19 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, losing to Henry Heller but beating Roger Manno, John Joaquin, Thomas Hardman, and Tom Masser.
Benjamin Kramer raised $116,890 for his campaign.
|Maryland House of Delegates, District 19|
|Henry Heller (D)||24,928||23.6%|
|Benjamin Kramer (D)||24,707||23.3%|
|Roger Manno (D)||24,598||23.2%|
|John Joaquin (R)||10,647||10.1%|
|Thomas Hardman (R)||10,474||9.9%|
|Tom Masser (R)||10,348||9.8%|
In 2010, a year in which Kramer was up for re-election, he collected $170,841 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Benjamin Kramer's campaign in 2010|
|Kramer, Benjamin F||$138,000|
|Maryland Realtors Association||$6,000|
|Mcgeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994||$3,000|
|Apartment & Office Building Association Maryland State||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$170,841|
In 2006, Benjamin Kramer collected $116,890 in donations.
His three largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Apartment & Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington||$500|
Kramer is a member of the Montgomery County Chapter, American Red Cross, Montgomery County Boys and Girls Clubs Board of Directors, Montgomery County Liquor Control Task Force, Wheaton/Glenmont Police Citizens Advisory Board, and Wheaton Redevelopment Steering Committee.
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- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 3, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Official 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election results for House of Delegates," accessed December 5, 2014
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed March 4, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Official 2006 Gubernatorial General Election results for House of Delegates," accessed March 24, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Kramer's 2006 campaign contributions," accessed March 25, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Maryland 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 24, 2014
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- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kramer's Biography," accessed March 25, 2014
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