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Jon Cardin

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Jon Cardin
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Current candidacy
Running for Attorney General of Maryland
Date of primaryJune 24, 2014
Current office
Maryland House of Delegates District 11
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
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
Bachelor'sTufts University, 1992
Master'sBaltimore Hebrew University, 1996
J.D.University of Maryland, 2001
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 12, 1970
Place of birthBaltimore, MD
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jon S. Cardin (b. January 12, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Cardin is a candidate for the open seat of Attorney General of Maryland in the 2014 election.[1] He is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Biography

Cardin's professional experience includes working as an Attorney with Cardin and Gitomer, Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable William D. Quarles, Circut Court for Baltimore City, Coordinator of the Legislative Process Seminar at The Washington Institute, Advocacy Network Designer and Facilitator for CFL, Executive Director of the Project Judaica Foundation, and a Spanish teacher.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Special Advisory Committee on Legislative Data Systems
  • Subcommittee on Election Law, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Vice Chair's
  • Ways & Means

2009-2010

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

  • Ways & Means
    • Subcommittee on Election Law (Chair)
    • Subcommittee on Vice Chair's

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland attorney general election, 2014

Cardin announced his 2014 candidacy for Attorney General of Maryland in a Youtube video, released July 22, 2013.[2] [1] He is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Cardin came in first in the general election on November 2, 2010, securing re-election to the first of three seats in the district.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 11 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jon Cardin (D) 32,211
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Morhaim (D) 28,129
Green check mark transparent.png Dana Stein (D) 28,034
Michael Collins (R) 13,971
Carol Byrd (R) 13,952
Steven Smith (R) 13,647
Brandon Brooks (L) 2,341

2006

On November 7, 2006, Jon Cardin ran for District 11 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the first of three seats, beating Dan Morhaim, Dana Stein, Patrick Dyer, Patrick Abbondandolo, and Dave Goldsmith.[4]

Jon Cardin raised $73,366 for his campaign.[5]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 11
Candidates Votes Percent
Jon Cardin (D) 32,747 25.8%
Dan Morhaim (D) 31,185 24.6%
Dana Stein (D) 30,481 24.0%
Patrick Dyer (R) 13,904 11.0%
Patrick Abbondandolo (R) 12,822 10.1%
Dave Goldsmith (G) 5,435 4.3%
Write-Ins 181 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Cardin was up for re-election, he collected $74,158 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jon Cardin's campaign in 2010
Rosenbloom, Howard$2,000
Plotkin, Joel F$1,500
Mid-Atlantic Laborers Political Education Fund$1,000
Westwinds Apartments Ii$1,000
Cardin, Steven H$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $74,158

2006

In 2006 Jon Cardin collected $73,366 in donations.[7]

His eight largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Howard Cardin $1,000
Benjamin Sigman $1,000
Morton Macks $1,000
222 Holding LLC $1,000
Meyer Cardin $1,000
Joseph Schapiro $1,000
Leg PAC $1,000
Charles Lott $1,000

Personal

Cardin is Chair of the Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, and a member of the Task Force on Comparable Testing Methods for the Maryland High School Assessments, Task Force to Study the Dynamics of Elderly and Retiree Migration into and out of Maryland, and the Maryland Green Caucus.[8]

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