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James Mathias, Jr.
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Maryland State Senate District 38
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Maryland State House of Delegates
2006-2011
Mayor, Ocean City
1996-2006
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1974
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 2, 1951
Place of birthBaltimore, Maryland
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James N. Mathias, Jr. (b. September 2, 1951) is a Democratic member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 38. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

He previously served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 2006 to 2011 and as Mayor of Ocean City from 1996 to 2006.

Biography

Mathias' professional experience includes owning a small business.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Finance
  • Special Subcommittee on Program Open Space/Agricultural Land Preservation
  • Subcommittee on Health

2009-2010

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

  • Economic Matters
    • Subcommittee on Alcoholic Beverages
    • Subcommittee on Banking, Economic Development, Science and Technology
    • Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commercial Law

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbent Jim Mathias was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Mike McDermott was unopposed in the Republican primary. Mathias faces McDermott in the general election.[1][2]

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Mathias did not seek re-election to the House of Delegates in 2010.

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Mathias defeated Republican candidate Michael James and Independent candidate Rick Carey in the November 2 general election.[3] Republican incumbent J. Lowell Stoltzfus did not run for re-election.

In the September 14th primary election, Mathias defeated Charles Lehrer.[4]

Maryland State Senate, District 38 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Mathias, Jr. (D) 23,559 50.7%
Michael James (R) 22,919 49.3%
Maryland State Senate, District 38- Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Mathias, Jr. 7,435 85%
Charles Lehrer 1,308 15%

2006

On November 7, 2006, James Mathias, Jr. ran for District 38B of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the first of two seats, beating Norman Conway, Michael James and Bonnie Luna.[5]

James Mathias, Jr. raised $137,949 for his campaign.[6]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 38B
Candidates Votes Percent
James Mathias, Jr. (D) 15,082 26.6%
Norman Conway (D) 14,223 25.1%
Michael James (R) 13,969 24.6%
Bonnie Luna (R) 13,469 23.7%
Write-Ins 24 0.0%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Mathias raised $312,502 in contributions.[7]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Seiu 1199 $6,000
Maryland Insurance Council $5,500
Maryland Education Association $5,350
O C Seacrets Inc $4,000
Tio Gringos Inc $4,000

2006

In 2006 James Mathias, Jr. collected $137,949 in donations.[8]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Friends of Norm Conway & James Mathias, Jr. $6,000
Compleat Restorations $4,000
Bahia Marina Inc. $4,000
Royal Plus Inc. $4,000
Leighton Moore $4,000

Personal

Mathias and his wife, Kathy, have two children. He is a member of the Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center Advisory Board, Maryland Tourism Development Board, and the Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bay.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
J. Lowell Stoltzfus
Maryland State Senate District 38
January 12, 2011 - present
Succeeded by
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Political offices
Preceded by
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Maryland House of Delegates District 38B
2006–January 12, 2011
Succeeded by
Mike McDermott