Herman Taylor, II

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Herman Taylor, II
Maryland House of Delegates District 14
Former member
Term in office began
January 8, 2003
Term in office ended
January 12, 2011
Political party Democratic
Profession President/CEO, Deskmate Office Products
Herman Taylor, II was a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates. He has represented District 14 since January 8, 2003.

Taylor is the President/Chief Executive Officer of Deskmate Office Products.

He is Secretary of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, and a member of the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Bi-County Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, and the National Conference of State Legislatures.[1]

Committee assignments



Taylor did not run for re-election to the House of Delegates in 2010.


On November 7, 2006, Herman Taylor, II ran for District 14 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, losing to Anne Kaiser and Karen Montgomery but beating John McKinnis, John Austin, and Jim Goldberg .[2]

Herman Taylor, II raised $123,552 for his campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 14
Candidates Votes Percent
Anne Kaiser (D) 24,500 21.8%
Karen Montgomery (D) 24,478 21.8%
Herman Taylor, II (D) 24,273 21.6%
John McKinnis (R) 13,471 12.0%
John Austin (R) 12,963 11.5%
Jim Goldberg (R) 12,603 11.2%
Write-Ins 61 0.1%

Campaign donors


In 2006 Herman Taylor, II collected $123,552 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
APMI Group Inc. $4,000
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $3,500
District 14 Team $2,825
Sharon Randolph $2,514
Goeffrey Bolen $2,514

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maryland House of Delegates District 14
2003–January 12, 2011
Succeeded by
Craig Zucker, Eric Luedtke