Don Dwyer, Jr.

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Don Dwyer, Jr.
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Maryland House of Delegates District 31
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Deputy Minority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates
2005-present
Compensation
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
Education
High schoolGlen Burnie High School, 1976
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 11, 1958
Place of birthAnnapolis, Maryland
ProfessionExecutive Director, Institute on the Constitution
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Don H. Dwyer, Jr. (b. February 11, 1958) is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 31 and serving as Deputy Minority Whip. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

Dwyer's professional experience includes working as a Contract Aerospace Engineer, Business Consultant, Owner and Operator of American Screen and Poster, Incorporated, and Junior Manufacturing Engineer with Fairchild Republic Aircraft.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Jeremiah Chiappelli and Doug Morris defeated Stan Janor in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Nicholaus R. Kipke and Meagan C. Simonaire defeated incumbent Don Dwyer, Jr., Brian A. Chisholm, Paul William Drgos, Jr., Gus Kurtz, Faith M. Loudon and David Lee Therrien in the Republican primary.[1][2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 31B Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeremiah Chiappelli 35.9% 2,088
Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Morris 35.2% 2,048
Stan Janor 29% 1,686
Total Votes 5,822
Maryland House of Delegates, District 31B Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNicholaus R. Kipke 31% 3,920
Green check mark transparent.pngMeagan C. Simonaire 24.3% 3,075
Gus Kurtz 14.1% 1,779
Brian A. Chisholm 12.7% 1,607
Faith M. Loudon 8.1% 1,017
Don Dwyer, Jr. 7% 890
Paul William Drgos, Jr. 1.8% 230
David Lee Therrien 0.9% 111
Total Votes 12,629

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Dwyer successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010. He took the third of three seats in the district.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 31 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nicholaus Kipke (R) 24,143
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Schuh (R) 22,805
Green check mark transparent.png Don Dwyer, Jr. (R) 22,452
Jeremiah Chiappelli (D) 12,943
Justin Towles (D) 11,968
Robert Eckert (D) 11,856
Joshua Crandall (L) 2,015
Cory Faust, Sr. (C) 1,660

2006

On November 7, 2006, Don Dwyer, Jr. ran for District 31 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, losing to Steve Schuh and Nicholaus Kipke but beating Joan Cadden, Thomas Fleckenstein, and Craig Reynolds.[4]

Don Dwyer, Jr. raised $67,095 for his campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 31
Candidates Votes Percent
Steve Schuh (R) 19,049 18.4%
Nicholaus Kipke (R) 18,150 17.5%
Don Dwyer, Jr. (R) 17,558 17.0%
Joan Cadden (D) 17,533 16.9%
Thomas Fleckenstein (D) 16,654 16.1%
Craig Reynolds (D) 14,454 14.0%
Write-Ins 58 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Dwyer was up for re-election, he collected $59,915 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Don Dwyer, Jr.'s campaign in 2010
Bay Country Consumer Finance Inc$4,000
Maggio, Mark J$1,940
Citizens To Elect Mike Jacobs$1,450
Maryland Realtors Association$1,080
Peroutka, Michael A$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $59,915

2006

In 2006, Don Dwyer, Jr. collected $67,095 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Anne Arundel Republicans Legislators Slate $5,000
Southern Maryland Associated Builders & Contractors $4,000
Friends of Janet Greenip $3,000
Citizens for Les Belcher $2,500
A-A Recycle & Sand $2,300

Personal

Dwyer is a member of the Maryland Veterans Caucus, American Legislative Exchange Council, and the Taxpayers Protection Caucus.[8]

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