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|Maryland State Senate District 5|
|January 12, 2011-Present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Minority Whip, Maryland State Senate|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Maryland State House of Delegates|
|Bachelor's||Washington College, 1974|
|Master's||George Washington University, 1980|
|J.D.||University of Maryland, 1996|
|Date of birth||April 14, 1952|
|Place of birth||Olney, Maryland|
Getty earned his B.A. in American Studies from Washington College in 1974, his M.A. in American Civilization from George Washington University in 1980 and his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1996. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Getty served on these committees:
- See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Anita Riley was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Joseph Getty was unopposed in the Republican primary. Getty defeated Riley in the general election.
|Maryland State Senate District 5, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Joseph Getty Incumbent||78.6%||37,406|
- See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010
In the September 14 primary election, Getty defeated opponent Dale Lusher by a margin of 10,586 to 1,769.
|Maryland State Senate, District 5 (2010) General Election|
|Joseph Getty (R)||36,425||72.1%|
|Scott Stone (D)||14,070||27.9%|
|Maryland State Senate, District 5- Republican Primary (2010)|
In 2010, Getty raised $62,325 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Maryland Realtors Association||$2,320|
|Friends Of David Brinkley||$2,000|
|Friends Of Larry Haines||$2,000|
Getty is married and has six children.
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- Maryland State Legislature
- Maryland State Senate
- Maryland Senate Committees
- Maryland Joint Committees
- Maryland State Senate District 5
- Senate website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Getty for Senate on Facebook
- Getty for Senate on Twitter
- Campaign website
- Project Vote Smart, "Joseph Getty," accessed March 24, 2014
- Maryland Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 3, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Official 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election results for State Senate," accessed December 5, 2014
- Maryland Board of Elections, "2010 General Election Official Results," accessed February 24, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Results," accessed February 24, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Maryland 2010 - Candidates," accessed December 23, 2013
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