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Michael Smigiel, Sr.

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Michael Smigiel, Sr.
Maryland House of Delegates District 36
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 12
Minority Parliamentarian, Maryland State House of Delegates
Deputy Minority Whip, Maryland State House of Delegates
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
Associate'sElgin Community College, 1982
Bachelor'sNorthern Illinois University, 1985
J.D.Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1989
Date of birthJune 18, 1958
Place of birthBaltimore, MD
Office website
Michael Smigiel, Sr. (b. June 18, 1958) is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 36 and serving as Minority Parliamentarian. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Smigiel's professional experience includes owning a law office, and working as an attorney and mental health technician. He served in the United States Marine Corps.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Smigiel successfully won re-election, defeating William Manlove (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[1]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 36 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Hershey, Jr. (R) 32,364
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Jacobs (R) 26,979
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Smigiel, Sr. (R) 26,925
William Manlove (D) 17,453
Arthur Hock (D) 16,472


On November 7, 2006, Michael Smigiel, Sr. ran for District 36 of the Maryland House of Delegates, behind Richard Sossi and Mary Walkup but beating Wheeler Baker, Mark Guns, Joan Horsey, and Joseph Sanchez. [2]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 36
Candidates Votes
Richard Sossi (R) 19,450
Mary Walkup (R) 19,430
Michael Smigiel, Sr. (R) 17,764
Wheeler Baker (D) 16,950
Mark Guns (D) 15,475
Joan Horsey (D) 13,498
Joseph Sanchez (G) 4,137
Write-Ins 41

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Smigiel was up for re-election, he collected $22,363 in donations.[3]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Smigiel, Sr.'s campaign in 2010
Fundraising By Net LLC$2,569
Smigiel, Michael D$2,000
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association$1,000
Willoughby, Gail S$1,000
Maryland Realtors Association$800
Total Raised in 2010 $22,363


In 2006 Michael Smigiel, Sr. collected $50,648 in donations. [4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Michael Smigiel $9,523
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $4,500
Republican Central Committee of Cecil County $2,200
Ralph Hostetter $1,500
Restaurant Association of Maryland $750


Smigiel is Chair of the Cecil County Delegation, Vice-Chair of the Eastern Shore Delegation, and a member of the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Bainbridge Development Advisory Board, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, Maryland Rural Caucus, Taxpayers Protection Caucus, and the Attorney Grievance Commission/Peer Review.[5]

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