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Charles Barkley
Maryland House of Delegates District 39
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democrat
Profession Teacher (retired)
Website House site
Charles Barkley (b. October 16, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates. He has represented District 39 since 1998.

Barkley is a retired teacher. He was an instructional specialist/secondary mathematics teacher at Montgomery County Public Schools from 1999-2002, and a math teacher/interdisciplinary resource teacher from 1972-1999.

Barkley is Chair of the Montgomery County Delegation, and a member of the Maryland State Teachers' Association, Maryland Educators Caucus, Maryland Veterans Caucus, and Maryland Mathematics Commission.[1]

Committee assignments

  • Audit
  • Economic Matters
    • Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commercial Law
    • Subcommittee on Public Utilities



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Barkley is running for re-election for the 39th District in 2010. In the September 14 primary, he faces Robert Hydorn, Arthur Jackson, Tony Puca, incumbent Kirill Reznik and Shane Robinson. If he advances, in the general election on November 2 he will face Republicans Jim Pettit, Al Phillips and Bill Witham.


On November 7, 2006, Charles Barkley ran for District 39 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, losing to Nancy King but beating Saqib Ali, David Nichols, Gary Scott, and Bill Witham. [2]

Charles Barkley raised $32,370 for his campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 39
Candidates Votes Percent
Nancy King (D) 18,651 23.5%
Charles Barkley (D) 18,253 23.0%
Saqib Ali (D) 16,455 20.7%
David Nichols (R) 9,278 11.7%
Gary Scott (R) 8,363 10.5%
Bill Witham (R) 8,244 10.4%
Write-Ins 68 0.1%

Campaign donors


In 2006 Charles Barkley collected $32,370 in donations. [4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Maryland State Teachers Association $2,600
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $2,000
Maryland Hospital Association $1,500
McGeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994 $1,450
Hess Construction Co. $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maryland House of Delegates District 39
Succeeded by