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Robert Costa
Maryland House of Delegates District 33B
Former member
In office
2003 - 2015
Deputy Minority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates
2003 - 2005
Elections and appointments
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
High schoolAnnapolis Senior High School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1981-1985
Date of birthOctober 9, 1958
Place of birthLinthicum, Maryland
ProfessionFirefighter/EMT, Anne Arundel County Fire Department
Robert A. Costa (b. October 9, 1958) is a former Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 33B. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. Costa did not seek re-election in 2014.


Costa's professional experience includes working as a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician with the Anne Arundel County Fire Department and a real estate agent. He served in the United States Army.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Costa defeated Tom Angelis in the September 14 Republican primary. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010.[1]


See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Robert Costa ran for District 33B of the Maryland House of Delegates, beating Mike Shay.[2]

Robert Costa raised $47,089 for his campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 33B
Candidates Votes Percent
Robert Costa (R) 10,484 58.1%
Mike Shay (D) 7,568 41.9%
Write-Ins 7 0.0%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Costa was up for re-election, he collected $51,840 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Costa's campaign in 2010
Maryland State Medical Society$1,800
Epic Pharmacies$1,300
Maryland Realtors Association$1,165
Maryland Dental Association$1,100
Health Policy Leadership Alliance$1,100
Total Raised in 2010 $51,840


In 2006, Robert Costa collected $47,089 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
David Watt $2,500
Epic Pharmacies $1,200
Restaurant Association of Maryland $1,100


Costa is a member of the Task Force on Healthcare Access and Reimbursement, Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee, Maryland Veterans Caucus, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, State Advisory Council on Hepatitis C, and Taxpayers Protection Caucus.[6]

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Maryland House of Delegates District 33B
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