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Ruth Kirk
Maryland House of Delegates District 44
Former member
Term in office began
January 12, 1983
Term in office ended
January 12, 2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Ruth Kirk (b. February 2, 1930) was a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates. She represented District 44 from January 12, 1983 to January 12, 2011.

Kirk is a member of the Advisory Council on Offender Employment Coordination, Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, and Women Legislators of Maryland.[1]

Committee assignments

  • Economic Matters
    • Deathcare Industry Workgroup
    • Subcommittee on Business Regulation
    • Subcommittee on Workers Compensation
  • Protocol



Kirk was defeated in the September 14 Democratic primary.


On November 7, 2006, Ruth Kirk ran for District 44 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, behind Melvin Stukes but beating Keith Haynes.[2]

Ruth Kirk raised $19,115 for her campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 44
Candidates Votes Percent
Melvin Stukes (D) 13,173 34.0%
Ruth Kirk (D) 12,894 33.3%
Keith Haynes (D) 12,565 32.4%
Write-Ins 129 0.3%

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maryland House of Delegates District 44
1983–January 12, 2011
Succeeded by
Keiffer Mitchell, Jr.