Kris Valderrama

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Kris Valderrama
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Maryland House of Delegates District 26
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates
2011-present
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSalisbury State University, 1996
Personal
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionAmerican Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kriselda "Kris" Valderrama is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 26. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Valderrama's professional experience includes working as the anchor and co-host of Valderrama's America.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Tony Knotts and incumbents Kris Valderrama and Jay Walker defeated Xavier A. Aragona, Tamara Davis Brown, Keith L. Gray, Vernon O. Holmes, Jr., Leonard C. "Len" Hopkins, Sr. and David Sloan in the Democratic primary and are unopposed in the general election.[1][2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJay Walker Incumbent 24.3% 9,428
Green check mark transparent.pngKris Valderrama Incumbent 21.2% 8,217
Green check mark transparent.pngTony Knotts 21% 8,129
Tamara Davis Brown 14.7% 5,698
David Sloan 7.2% 2,782
Xavier A. Aragona 4.4% 1,692
Keith L. Gray 3.5% 1,359
Vernon O. Holmes, Jr. 2.3% 877
Leonard C. "Len" Hopkins, Sr. 1.5% 585
Total Votes 38,767

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Valderrama successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010. She took the third of three seats in the district.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 26 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Veronica Turner (D) 27,770
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Walker (D) 24,328
Green check mark transparent.png Kris Valderrama (D) 24,141
Holly Henderson (R) 2,916

2006

On November 7, 2006, Kris Valderrama ran for District 26 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, losing to Veronica Turner but beating Jay Walker, and John Rowe.[4]

Kris Valderrama raised $94,864 for her campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 26
Candidates Votes Percent
Veronica Turner (D) 24,891 34.1%
Kris Valderrama (D) 22,231 30.5%
Jay Walker (D) 22,162 30.4%
John Rowe (R) 3,587 4.9%
Write-Ins 108 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Valderrama was up for re-election, she collected $39,874 in donations.[6]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kris Valderrama's campaign in 2010
Ramos, Myrna$2,700
Abella, Imelda$2,550
Maryland House Democratic Cmte 2010$2,000
Charles Barkley For Delegate Comm$2,000
Chatmoa Insurance Solutions Inc$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $39,874

2006

In 2006, Kris Valderrama collected $94,864 in donations.[7]

Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
David Valderrama $100,000
Maryland Realtors Association $2,300
South County Democrats $1,004
National American Political $1,000
McGeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994 $1,000

Personal

Valderrama is a Strategic Communications Specialist in the Public Affairs Department of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, and a member of the AFL-CIO's Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, Governor's Family Violence Council, Maryland State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision, and Women Legislators of Maryland.[8]

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