|Maryland House of Delegates District 39|
|January 8, 2019|
|Years in position||17|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Towson State University, 1972|
|Master's||Western Maryland College, 1982|
|Date of birth||October 16, 1950|
|Place of birth||Elkins, West Virginia|
Barkley's professional experience includes working as a teacher,instructional specialist/secondary mathematics teacher at Montgomery County Public Schools, and a math teacher/interdisciplinary resource teacher.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Barkley served on the following committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Economic Matters|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Barkley served on these committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Economic Matters|
Note: Barkley also served on the Subcommittee on Alcoholic Beverages (Chair) and the Subcommittee on Public Utilities.
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Barkley served on these committees:
|Maryland Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Economic Matters|
Note: Barkley also served on the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commercial Law and the Subcommittee on Public Utilities.
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. Incumbents Charles Barkley, Kirill Reznik and Shane Robinson were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Gloria Chang, Xiangfei Cheng and Al Phillips were unopposed in the Republican primary. Barkley, Reznik and Robinson defeated Chang, Cheng and Phillips for three seats in the general election.
Barkley ran for re-election for the 39th District in 2010. In the September 14 primary, he faced Robert Hydorn, Arthur Jackson, Tony Puca, incumbent Kirill Reznik and Shane Robinson. He came in first and advanced to general election on November 2, where he faced Republicans Jim Pettit, Al Phillips and Bill Witham. Barkley came in first, successfully winning re-election.
|Maryland House of Delegates, District 39 General Election (2010)|
|Charles Barkley (D)||18,060|
|Kirill Reznik (D)||16,199|
|Shane Robinson (D)||15,961|
|Jim Pettit (R)||9,695|
|Bill Witham (R)||8,482|
|Al Phillips (R)||8,240|
On November 7, 2006, Charles Barkley ran for District 39 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, losing to Nancy King but beating Saqib Ali, David Nichols, Gary Scott, and Bill Witham.
Charles Barkley raised $32,370 for his campaign.
|Maryland House of Delegates, District 39|
|Nancy King (D)||18,651||23.5%|
|Charles Barkley (D)||18,253||23.0%|
|Saqib Ali (D)||16,455||20.7%|
|David Nichols (R)||9,278||11.7%|
|Gary Scott (R)||8,363||10.5%|
|Bill Witham (R)||8,244||10.4%|
In 2010, a year in which Barkley was up for re-election, he collected $62,110 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Barkley's campaign in 2010|
|Maryland Association For Justice PAC||$5,000|
|Maryland Education Association||$4,750|
|Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Association Local 1664||$2,225|
|Service Employees Dc & Maryland State Council 54||$2,000|
|Maryland Realtors Association||$1,750|
|Total Raised in 2010||$62,110|
In 2006, Charles Barkley collected $32,370 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Maryland State Teachers Association||$2,600|
|Maryland Trial Lawyers Association||$2,000|
|Maryland Hospital Association||$1,500|
|McGeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994||$1,450|
|Hess Construction Co.||$1,000|
In April 2014, Barkley supported legislation to ban "vaportinis," a device that allows consumers to inhale fumes from heated alcoholic drinks. “I took a look at what the vaporizer does, and I didn’t think it would be a good thing to be doing,” Barkley said in an interview. “Some doctors were unsure what effect (vaporizing alcohol) would have on the brain.”
Barkley is Chair of the Montgomery County Delegation, and a member of the Maryland State Teachers' Association, Maryland Educators Caucus, Maryland Veterans Caucus, and Maryland Mathematics Commission.
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- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 1998
- 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, "Barkley's 2006 campaign contributions," accessed March 25, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Maryland 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 24, 2014
- Follow the Money, Charles Barkley," accessed March 25, 2014
- WatchDog.org, "Nanny-state state of the week: MD may become first to ban Vaportinis," April 11, 2014
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Barkley's Biography," accessed March 25, 2014
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