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Virginia Clagett

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Virginia Clagett
Maryland House of Delegates District 30
Former member
Term in office began
January 11, 1995
Term in office ended
January 12, 2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Virginia Clagett (b. July 18, 1943) was a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates. She represented District 30 from January 11, 1995 to January 12, 2011.

Prior to her election to the House, Clagett served on the Anne Arundel County Council from 1974-1994.

Clagett is Treasurer of Women Legislators of Maryland, and a member of the Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees, Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, and the Maryland Green Caucus.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Clagett lost her bid for re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010, coming in fourth. Three seats were up in the district.[2]


On November 7, 2006, Virginia Clagett ran for District 30 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, losing to Michael Busch but beating Ron George, Barbara Samorajczyk, Andy Smarick, Ron Elfenbein, and David Whitney.[3]

Virginia Clagett raised $27,490 for her campaign.[4]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 30
Candidates Votes Percent
Michael Busch (D) 22,479 17.1%
Virginia Clagett (D) 22,360 17.0%
Ron George (R) 21,811 16.6%
Barbara Samorajczyk (D) 21,758 16.5%
Andy Smarick (R) 20,594 15.6%
Ron Elfenbein (R) 20,457 15.5%
David Whitney (C) 2,225 1.7%
Write-Ins 80 0.1%

Campaign donors


In 2006 Virginia Clagett collected $27,490 in donations.[5]

Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Maryland Realtors Association $5,000
William Murray $2,000
Service Employees DC & Maryland State Council 54 $1,000
Citizens for Maggie McIntosh $1,000
Pamela Gwaltney $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maryland House of Delegates District 30
1995–January 12, 2011
Succeeded by
Herb McMillan