Susan Lee

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Susan Lee
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Current candidacy
Running for Maryland State Senate, District 16
Date of primaryJune 24, 2014
Current office
Maryland House of Delegates District 16
In office
February 21, 2002-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 12
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates
2003-present
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedFebruary 21, 2002
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maryland, College Park, 1976
J.D.University of San Francisco School of Law, 1982
Personal
BirthdayMay 14, 1954
Place of birthSan Antonio, Texas
ProfessionOf Counsel, Gebhardt and Associates
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Susan C. Lee (b. May 14, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 16 and serving as Deputy Majority Whip. She was first appointed to the chamber on February 21, 2002. She is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 16 of the Maryland State Senate.[1]

Biography

Lee's professional experience includes working as Of Counsel for Gebhardt and Associates, Legislative Assistant to President of the Montgomery County Council, Of Counsel with Pena and Associates, Private Corporation, attorney with Alexander, Bearden, Hairston, & Marks, LLP, and an attorney for the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Judiciary
  • Subcommittee on Juvenile Law, Chair

2009-2010

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

  • Judiciary
    • Subcommittee on Juvenile Law (Chair)

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 be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Susan Lee defeated J'aime Drayton and Hugh Hill in the Democratic primary, while Meyer Marks was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

Maryland State Senate, District 16 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Lee 85.1% 12,196
Hugh Hill 13.3% 1,911
J'aime Drayton 1.6% 231
Total Votes 14,338

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Lee successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010. She came in second, securing the second of three seats in the district.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 16 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png C. William Frick (D) 29,813
Green check mark transparent.png Susan Lee (D) 28,768
Green check mark transparent.png Ariana Kelly (D) 28,341
Jeanne Allen (R) 13,533
Carol Bowis (R) 11,619
Meyer Marks (R) 10,678

2006

On November 7, 2006, Susan Lee ran for District 16 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, losing to Marilyn Goldwater but beating William Bronrott, Robert Dyer, Angela Markelonis, and Mike Monroe.[4]

Susan Lee raised $82,737 for her campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 16
Candidates Votes Percent
Marilyn Goldwater (D) 33,249 25.1%
Susan Lee (D) 33,064 25.0%
William Bronrott (D) 33,004 25.0%
Robert Dyer (R) 11,504 8.7%
Angela Markelonis (R) 10,924 8.3%
Mike Monroe (R) 10,433 7.9%
Write-Ins 98 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Lee was up for re-election, she collected $83,526 in donations.[6]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Susan Lee's campaign in 2010
Mcgeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994$3,500
Oh, Kyung Soon$3,500
Colesville Beer & Wine$2,500
Leong-Hong, Belkis$2,000
Han, David Y$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $83,526

2006

In 2006, Susan Lee collected $82,737 in donations.[7]

Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Grand Mart Inc. $3,500
LA Mart Inc. $2,000
Jong Ha Lee Inc. $2,000
McGeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994 $1,750
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $1,500

Personal

Lee is Chair of the County Affairs Committee of the Montgomery County Delegation, and a member of the Maryland Bioscience Caucus, Women Legislators of Maryland Executive Board, Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, and the Maryland Green Caucus.[8]

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