Mary Walkup

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Mary Walkup
Maryland House of Delegates District 36
Former member
Term in office began
January 11, 1995
Term in office ended
January 12, 2011
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Mary Walkup was a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates. She represented District 36 from January 11, 1995 to January 12, 2011.

Walkup is a former Nurse Supervisor, Obstetrical Patient Care at the University of Maryland Hospital. She was President of the Kent County Board of County Commissioners from 1982-1986, and served on the Board from 1978-1986.

Walkup is a member of the Maryland Taxpayers Protection Caucus, Task Force on Broadband Communications Deployment in Underserved Rural Areas, Maryland Rural Caucus, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, Mid-Shore Regional Council, Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, Bainbridge Development Advisory Board, and Women Legislators of Maryland.[1]

Committee assignments



Walkup did not seek re-election to District 36 in the 2010 election.


On November 7, 2006, Mary Walkup ran for District 36 of the Maryland House of Delegates, behind Richard Sossi but beating Michael Smigiel, Sr., Wheeler Baker, Mark Guns, Joan Horsey, and Joseph Sanchez.[2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 36
Candidates Votes
Richard Sossi (R) 19,450
Mary Walkup (R) 19,430
Michael Smigiel, Sr. (R) 17,764
Wheeler Baker (D) 16,950
Mark Guns (D) 15,475
Joan Horsey (D) 13,498
Joseph Sanchez (G) 4,137
Write-Ins 41

Campaign donors


In 2006 Mary Walkup collected $15,494 in donations.[3]

Her two largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Mary Walkup $3,500
William Brawner $1,704

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maryland House of Delegates District 36
1995–January 12, 2011
Succeeded by
Jay Jacobs