Heather Mizeur

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Heather Mizeur
Maryland House of Delegates District 20
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 8
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolBlue Mound High School
Date of birthDecember 6, 1972
Place of birthBlue Mound, IL
ProfessionFounder/Chief Executive Officer, Mizeur Group
Office website
Heather Mizeur (b. December 6, 1972) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 20. She was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Mizeur's professional experience includes working as Government Affairs Advisor of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis, Limited Liability Partnership, for Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds, LLP, Director of Domestic Policy to U.S. Senator John F. Kerry, and Legislative Director to U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II.

Committee assignments


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

  • Appropriations
  • Oversight Committee on Pensions
  • Subcommittee on Capital Budget
  • Subcommittee on Education and Economic Development, Vice Chair


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

  • Appropriations
    • Oversight Committee on Pensions
    • Subcommittee on Health and Human Resources



In an exclusive interview published on November 14, 2012 Mizeur told the Morning Blade that she is considering a run for Governor of Maryland in 2014. Incumbent Martin O'Malley will be prevented by term-limits from seeking re-election.[1]


See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Mizeur successfully won re-election in the general election on November 2, 2010. She won the second of three seats in the district. No Republicans ran.[2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 20 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sheila Hixson (D) 23,782
Green check mark transparent.png Heather Mizeur (D) 22,532
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Hucker (D) 22,434


On November 7, 2006, Heather Mizeur ran for District 20 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, losing to Sheila Hixson but beating Tom Hucker, and John Wrightson. [3]

Heather Mizeur raised $140,490 for her campaign.[4]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 20
Candidates Votes Percent
Sheila Hixson (D) 24,124 32.0%
Heather Mizeur (D) 23,233 30.8%
Tom Hucker (D) 22,704 30.1%
John Wrightson (R) 5,032 6.7%
Write-Ins 266 0.4%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Mizeur was up for re-election, she collected $216,137 in donations.[5]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Heather Mizeur's campaign in 2010
Matros, Richard$6,000
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$6,000
Ortenzio, Robert A$4,000
Total Raised in 2010 $216,137


In 2006 Heather Mizeur collected $140,490 in donations. [6]

Her six largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Coale Cooley Lietz $8,000
Heather Mizeur $7,122
Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Local 1664 $4,000
Maryland Community Health System $4,000
Phillip Ragon $4,000
Valerie Rogers $4,000


Mizeur is a member of Women Legislators of Maryland, the Montgomery County Delegation, and is Senior Technical Advisor for the Montgomery County Latino Health Initiative.[7]

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