John Wood, Jr.

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John Wood, Jr.
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Maryland House of Delegates District 29A
Incumbent
In office
1987-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 27
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1986
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchMaryland National Guard
Years of service1952-1960
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 13, 1936
Place of birthLeonardtown, Maryland
ProfessionPartner, Cross and Wood Insurance Brokers
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John F. Wood, Jr. (b. January 13, 1936) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 29A. He was first elected to the chamber in 1986.

Biography

Wood's professional experience includes working as a Partner with Cross and Wood Insurance Brokers, and Owner and Operator of Wood's Food Rite. He served as a Sergeant in the Maryland National Guard.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Appropriations
  • Oversight Committee on Personnel
  • Subcommittee on Capital Budget
  • Subcommittee on Public Safety and Administration, Vice Chair

2009-2010

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

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

Elections

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Wood defeated Matt Morgan (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[1]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 29A General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Wood, Jr. (D) 7,379
Matt Morgan (R) 7,096

2006

On November 7, 2006, John Wood, Jr. ran for District 29A of the Maryland House of Delegates, beating Joe DiMarco.[2]

John Wood, Jr. raised $106,516 for his campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 29A
Candidates Votes Percent
John Wood, Jr. (D) 8,695 65.2%
Joe DiMarco (R) 4,613 34.6%
Write-Ins 20 0.2%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Wood was up for re-election, he collected $82,478 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Wood, Jr.'s campaign in 2010
Maryland Realtors Association$1,500
Cmi General Contractors$1,200
Kelly Integral Solutions$1,200
Maryland Dental Association$1,200
Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors Association$1,200
Total Raised in 2010 $82,478

2006

In 2006, John Wood, Jr. collected $106,516 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Maryland Realtors Association $2,250
Maryland Bankers Association $2,000
A & C Concrete LLC $2,000
Outback Steakhouse $2,000
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield $1,600

Personal

Wood is Chair of the Southern Maryland Delegation, and a member of the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Blue Crab Task Force, Maryland Taxpayers Protection Caucus, Maryland Rural Caucus, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, Chesapeake Bay Commission, and Historic Saint Mary's City Commission.[6]

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Preceded by
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Maryland House of Delegates District 29A
1987–present
Succeeded by
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