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Anne Kaiser

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Anne Kaiser
Maryland House of Delegates District 14
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 12
Chief Deputy Majority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Chicago, 1990
Master'sUniversity of Michigan, 1995
Date of birthFebruary 10, 1968
Place of birthWashington, DC
Office website
Anne R. Kaiser (b. February 10, 1968) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 14. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Kaiser served as Chief Deputy Majority Whip from 2011 to 2013.


Kaiser's professional experience includes working as an Economist and Policy Analyst with the United States Treasury Department, Policy Analyst with the Maryland Department of Education, teaching assistant at the University of Michigan, legislative assistant to Delegate Henry B. Heller, and staff assistant to United States Representative Neal Smith.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kaiser served on these committees: Special Advisory Committee on Legislative Data Systems

  • Subcommittee on Education, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Vice Chair's
  • Ways & Means


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



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbents Anne R. Kaiser, Eric Luedtke and Craig J. Zucker defeated Valerie A. Nia Shell in the Democratic primary, while Patricia Fenati, Michael A. Ostroff and Sharon Trexler Begosh were unopposed in the Republican primary. Kaiser, Luedtke and Zucker defeated Fenati, Ostroff and Begosh for three seats in the general election. Nia Shell ran as a write-in candidate in the general election.[1][2]

Maryland House of Delegates District 14, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnne Kaiser Incumbent 20.3% 21,988
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Zucker Incumbent 19.3% 20,917
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEric Luedtke Incumbent 18.4% 20,012
     Republican Patricia Fenati 14.2% 15,392
     Republican Sharon Trexler Begosh 13.9% 15,096
     Republican Michael A. Ostroff 13.9% 15,086
     Democratic Valerie A. Nia Shell (write-in) 0% 33
Total Votes 108,524

Maryland House of Delegates, District 14 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnne Kaiser Incumbent 32.5% 8,335
Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Zucker Incumbent 30.9% 7,922
Green check mark transparent.pngEric Luedtke Incumbent 25.9% 6,647
Valerie A. Nia Shell 10.8% 2,763
Total Votes 25,667


See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Kaiser won re-election, coming in first in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 14 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Anne Kaiser (D) 23,503
Green check mark transparent.png Craig Zucker (D) 22,148
Green check mark transparent.png Eric Luedtke (D) 21,165
Patricia Fenati (R) 14,866
Henry Kahwaty (R) 14,152
Maria Pena-Faustino (R) 13,639


On November 7, 2006, Anne Kaiser ran for District 14 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the first of three seats, beating Karen Montgomery, Herman Taylor, II, John McKinnis, John Austin, and Jim Goldberg .[4]

Anne Kaiser raised $67,195 for her campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 14
Candidates Votes Percent
Anne Kaiser (D) 24,500 21.8%
Karen Montgomery (D) 24,478 21.8%
Herman Taylor, II (D) 24,273 21.6%
John McKinnis (R) 13,471 12.0%
John Austin (R) 12,963 11.5%
Jim Goldberg (R) 12,603 11.2%
Write-Ins 61 0.1%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Kaiser was up for re-election, she collected $65,818 in donations.[6]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Anne Kaiser's campaign in 2010
Maryland Education Association$5,000
Mcgeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994$3,100
Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Association Local 1664$2,000
Maryland Realtors Association$1,600
Friends Of Ike Leggett$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $65,818


In 2006, Anne Kaiser collected $67,195 in donations.[7]

Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Amalgamated Transit Union $2,000
McGeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994 $1,550
Jesse Kaiser $1,500
Marian Kaiser $1,500
Jerold Samet $1,000


Kaiser is House Chair of the Maryland Educators Caucus, and a member of the County Affairs Committee - Montgomery County Delegation, Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, Maryland Green Caucus, and Women Legislators of Maryland.[8]

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