Michael Hough

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Michael Hough
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Current candidacy
Running for Maryland State Senate, District 4
Date of primaryJune 24, 2014
Current office
Maryland House of Delegates District 3B
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assistant Minority Leader, Maryland House of Delegates
2013-Present
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPolitical Science, Towson University, 2007
Associate'sCommunity College of the Air Force, 2002
Personal
BirthdayNovember 4, 1979
Place of birthSilver Spring, Maryland
ReligionSaint Francis of Assisi and Saint Mary's Catholic Church
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael J. Hough (b. November 4, 1979) is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 3B. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 4 of the Maryland State Senate.[1]

Hough has served as Assistant Minority Leader since 2013.

Biography

Hough earned his A.A. in Applied Sciences from Community College of the Air Force in 2002 and his B.S. in Political Science from Towson University in 2007. His professional experience includes working as a legislative aide and campaign manager for former Maryland state senator Alex Mooney and Director of the Commerce, Insurance, and Economic Development and the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Task Forces for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). He served as a Minuteman III Missile Technician in the U.S. Air Force.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Dan Rupli was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent David Brinkley was defeated by Michael Hough in the Republican primary.[1][4]

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Hough defeated incumbent Charles Jenkins in the September 14 primary. He went on to defeat Democrat Paul Gilligan in the general election.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 3B General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Hough (R) 10,090
Paul Gilligan (D) 7,444

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Hough raised $105,584 in contributions.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
The Presidential Coalition Llc $5,000
Mooney For Senate $5,000
Rothschild Jr, Stanford Z $4,000
Select Management Resources $2,500

Personal

Hough and his wife, JoeyLynn, have two children.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Jenkins
Maryland House of Delegates District 3B
2011–present
Succeeded by
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