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Curt Anderson
Maryland House of Delegates District 43
In office
1983-1995, 2003-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2019
Years in position (current service)12
Years in position (previous service)12
Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland House of Delegates
2015 - present
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMorgan State College, 1974
J.D.University of Baltimore School of Law, 1987
Date of birthOctober 12, 1949
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
Office website
Curtis Stovall Anderson (born October 12, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 43. Beginning in the 2015 session, Anderson serves as Deputy Majority Whip. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002 and previously served a term from 1983 to 1995. He is the chairman of the Baltimore City Delegation,[1] and former chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland. Anderson was also a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1992 (Clinton) and 2008 (Obama).


Anderson earned his B.S. in Political Science from Morgan State University in 1973 and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore Law School in 1982. His professional experience includes working as a news anchor.

Committee assignments


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

  • Judiciary
  • Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Chair



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

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 Curt Anderson, Maggie McIntosh and Mary Washington defeated Timothy Vance in the Democratic primary. Anderson, McIntosh and Washington defeated Greg A. Dorsey for three seats in the general election.[2][3]

Maryland House of Delegates District 43, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCurt Anderson Incumbent 34.3% 23,046
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMaggie McIntosh Incumbent 33.2% 22,310
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary Washington Incumbent 32.4% 21,800
     Independent Greg A. Dorsey 0.2% 128
Total Votes 67,284

Maryland House of Delegates, District 43 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMaggie McIntosh Incumbent 31.8% 11,444
Green check mark transparent.pngCurt Anderson Incumbent 31% 11,167
Green check mark transparent.pngMary Washington Incumbent 29.3% 10,563
Timothy Vance 7.9% 2,863
Total Votes 36,037


See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Anderson successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010, taking the first of three seats in the district.[4]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 43 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Curt Anderson (D) 24,831
Green check mark transparent.png Maggie McIntosh (D) 23,266
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Washington (D) 22,334


On November 7, 2006, Curt Anderson ran for District 43 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the first of three seats, beating Maggie McIntosh, Ann Marie Doory, Armand Girard, David Greene, Brandy Baker, and Richard Ochs.[5]

Curt Anderson raised $26,820 for his campaign.[6]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 43
Candidates Votes Percent
Curt Anderson (D) 22,315 29.4%
Maggie McIntosh (D) 22,093 29.1%
Ann Marie Doory (D) 21,219 28.0%
Armand Girard (R) 3,425 4.5%
David Greene (G) 2,619 3.5%
Brandy Baker (G) 2,267 3.0%
Richard Ochs (G) 1,772 2.3%
Write-Ins 85 0.1%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Anderson was up for re-election, he collected $18,268 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Curt Anderson's campaign in 2010
Service Employees Dc & Maryland State Council 54$3,000
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association$3,000
Committee For Curt Anderson$1,304
Carpenters & Joiners$1,000
Friends Of Ann Marie Doory$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $18,268


In 2006, Curt Anderson collected $26,820 in donations.[8]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $2,500
Mid-Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters $2,000
BLM & C Inc. $1,000
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $1,000
Citizens for Maggie McIntosh $1,000

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