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Gail Bates

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Gail Bates
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Maryland House of Delegates District 9A
Incumbent
In office
February 4, 2002-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 12
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Deputy Minority Whip, Maryland State House of Representatives
2003-2006
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedFebruary 4, 2002
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maryland, 1968
Personal
BirthdayDecember 24, 1945
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gail Bates (b. December 24, 1945) is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 9A. She was first appointed to the chamber on February 4, 2002.

Bates's professional experience includes working as a Certified Public Accountant, and Chief of Staff for Delegate Donald E. Murphy - District 12A and Assistant to Howard County Executive.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Appropriations
  • Oversight Committee on Pensions
  • Oversight Committee on Personnel
  • Subcommittee on Public Safety and Administration

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Gail Bates endorsed Rick Perry in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Bates came in first in the general election on November 2, 2010, winning re-election.[2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 9A General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gail Bates (R) 21,709
Green check mark transparent.png Warren Miller (R) 19,911
Maryann Maher (D) 15,264
Jonathan Weinstein (D) 14,110

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Bates was up for re-election, she collected $40,880 in donations.[3]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gail Bates's campaign in 2010
Bates Miller Victory Fund$3,150
Mercer, Philip$1,750
Bates, Gail H$1,354
Corridor Mortgage Group Inc$1,000
The Friendly Inn$750
Total Raised in 2010 $40,880

2006

In 2006 Gail Bates collected $26,427 in donations. [4]

Her three largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Gail Bates $1,082
Friends of Charles Feaga $870
Restaurant Association of Maryland $600

Personal

Bates is a member of the Howard County Republican Women, Howard County Farm Bureau, Christian Jail Ministry, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, Howard County Republican Club, Maryland Federation of Republican Women, National Conference of State Legislatures, and the Therapeutic Horsemanship Association. She belongs to the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, Women Legislators of Maryland, and Golf Advisory Committee of Howard County.[5]

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Maryland House of Delegates District 9A
2002–present
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