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|Maryland State Senate, District 15|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Maryland House of Delegates|
|Bachelor's||United States Military Academy|
|J.D.||University of Baltimore School of Law|
Ficker earned his B.S. from the United States Military Academy, his M.A. in Administration from American University and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore. His professional experience includes working as a real estate broker, political activist and lawyer.
On December 8, 2008, the Maryland Court of Appeals reinstated Ficker to the practice of law after temporarily suspending his law license on June 7, 2007. In 1997, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Ficker successfully challenged the constitutionality of a Maryland law forbidding lawyers from targeted direct-mail solicitation of criminal and traffic defendants within thirty days of arrest.
Robin Ficker comments on Michael Jordan
Ficker is known for proposing anti-tax ballot initiatives. A county initiative he proposed for the November 2008 ballot (Montgomery County Question B (2008)) prevailed by about 5,000 votes. The measure requires the nine-member Montgomery County Council to vote unanimously to raise property tax revenue above the local limit. The victory earned him the Libertarian Party's Free Market Hero of the week award.
- 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 be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbent Brian Feldman was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Robin Ficker (R) was unopposed in the Republican primary.
Ficker ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Maryland's 6th District. Ficker sought the nomination on the Republican ticket, but he was defeated by Roscoe Bartlett in the April 3, 2012, primary.
He was a Republican candidate in the 2009 Montgomery County Council special election.
Ficker ran for Montgomery County Executive in 2006 as an independent, and received 28,063 votes, more than any other independent candidate in Montgomery County has earned.
Ficker appeared in Bethesda Magazine's "67 Things We Love About Bethesda" list.
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- Ficker v. Montgomery County
- Montgomery County Question B (2008)
- Maryland's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2012
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 3, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Unofficial Results for the 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election," accessed June 25, 2014
- The Baltimore Sun, "6th District candidates spar over jobs" accessed January 6, 2012
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "2012 Presidential Primary Election Results," accessed March 24, 2014