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Kathy Afzali
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Maryland House of Delegates District 4A
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMount Saint Mary's University
Date of birthMay 27, 1957
Place of birthSan Francisco, California
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Kathy Afzali (b. May 27, 1957) is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 4A. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010. Afzali was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Maryland. Afzali was defeated by incumbent Roscoe Bartlett in the Republican primary on April 3, 2012.[1]


Afzali earned her bachelor's degree in Business from Mount Saint Mary's University.[2] Her professional experience includes working as a Broadway actress, businesswoman, and President of Access KDM Consulting.

Committee assignments


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



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates 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. Gene Stanton was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while David E. Vogt III and incumbents Kathy Afzali and Kelly Schulz defeated Barrie S. Ciliberti and Wendi W. Peters in the Republican primary. Vogt, Afzali and Schulz defeated Stanton in the general election.[3][4]

Maryland House of Delegates District 4, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKelly Schulz Incumbent 31.1% 33,753
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Afzali Incumbent 28.6% 31,128
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid E. Vogt III 25.1% 27,313
     Democratic Gene Stanton 15.2% 16,493
Total Votes 108,687

Maryland House of Delegates, District 4 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Afzali Incumbent 27.4% 9,440
Green check mark transparent.pngKelly Schulz Incumbent 24% 8,274
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid E. Vogt III 18.9% 6,499
Wendi W. Peters 15.7% 5,417
Barrie S. Ciliberti 14% 4,816
Total Votes 34,446


See also: Maryland's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

Afzali ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Maryland's 6th District. Afzali sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. Candidates Charles Bailey, Robert Garagiola, Milad Pooran, Mark Shriver, John Delaney and Ron Little ran on the Democratic ticket. Afzali was defeated in the April 3, 2012, primary by incumbent Roscoe Bartlett.[5]

U.S. House, Maryland District 6 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRoscoe G. Bartlett Incumbent 43.6% 17,600
Kathy Afzali 10.2% 4,115
David R. Brinkley 19.8% 7,987
Robert Coblentz 2.4% 970
Robin Ficker 7.1% 2,854
Peter James 2.3% 933
Joseph T. Krysztoforski 7.6% 3,073
Brandon Orman Rippeon 7% 2,843
Total Votes 40,375


See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Afzali won election, coming in second in the November 2 general election.[6]

Afzali ran against incumbent Paul Stull, Dino Flores Jr., Kelly Schulz, and John Thompson, Jr. in the September 14, 2012, Republican primary, coming in first.

Maryland House of Delegates, District 4A General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kelly Schulz (R) 16,952
Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Afzali (R) 16,683
Ryan Trout (D) 9,678
Bonita Riffle Currey (D) 6,993
Scott Guenther (I) 2,150

Campaign donors


In 2010, Afzali raised $29,069 in contributions.[7]

Her six largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Afzali, Kathryn $8,900
Maryland Insurance Services $3,500
Ladies In Leadership Club $1,000
R W Warner $1,000
Andreini, Robert $1,000
Maryland Realtors Association $1,000


Afzali and her husband, David, have two children.

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