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Karen Montgomery
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Maryland State Senate District 14
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
2002-2010
Education
Bachelor'sTowson University
Master'sGeorge Washington University, 1976
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Karen S. Montgomery (b. August 23, 1935) is a Democratic member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 14. She was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Montgomery served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 2003 to 2011.

Biography

Montgomery received her B.S. from Towson University and her M.F.A. from George Washington University in 1976. Montgomery's professional experience includes serving as Director of Personal Giving for the Arthritis Foundation, Excecutive Director of Arts for the Aging, Director of Development for the Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, Director of Personal Quality - Arthritis Foundation, Baltimore and DC Chapters, and working as an elementary and middle school teacher.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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 Karen Montgomery was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Frank Howard was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2010

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Montgomery defeated Republican candidate Eric Cary by a margin of 24,422 to 14,898 in the November 2 general election.[3]

In the September 14 primary election, Montgomery defeated Incumbent Rona Kramer.[4]

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections were held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats were at stake. In all 1,167 state senate districts with an election in 2010, only 19 challengers (12 Democrats and 7 Republicans) defeated an incumbent state senator. Montgomery was one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated an incumbent Democratic state senator.

Maryland State Senate, District 14 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Karen Montgomery (D) 24,422 62.1%
Eric Cary (R) 14,898 37.9%
Maryland State Senate, District 14- Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Karen Montgomery 4,740 50.5%
Rona Kramer 4,639 49.5%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Karen Montgomery ran for District 14 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the second of three seats, losing to Anne Kaiser but beating Herman Taylor, II, John McKinnis, John Austin, and Jim Goldberg . [5]

Karen Montgomery raised $67,359 for her campaign.[6]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 14
Candidates Votes Percent
Anne Kaiser (D) 24,500 21.8%
Karen Montgomery (D) 24,478 21.8%
Herman Taylor, II (D) 24,273 21.6%
John McKinnis (R) 13,471 12.0%
John Austin (R) 12,963 11.5%
Jim Goldberg (R) 12,603 11.2%
Write-Ins 61 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Montgomery raised $89,780 in contributions. [7]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Service Employees DC & Maryland State Council 54 $6,000
Seiu 1199 $6,000
United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400 $5,250
Mcgeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994 $5,250

2006

In 2006 Karen Montgomery collected $67,359 in donations. [8]

Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
District 14 Team $2,825
McGeo Food & Commercial Workers Local 1994 $1,200
John Trone $1,000
Maryland State Dental Association $1,000
Thene Martin $1,000

Personal

Montgomery is married and has three children. She is a member of the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Maryland Green Caucus, Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, and Montgomery County.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rona Kramer
Maryland State Senate District 14
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Political offices
Preceded by
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Maryland House of Delegates District 14
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Craig Zucker, Eric Luedtke