Michael Weir, Jr.

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Michael Weir, Jr.
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Maryland House of Delegates District 6
Incumbent
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'sUniversity of Baltimore, 1980
Associate'sEssex Community College, 1970
Military service
Service/branchMaster Sergeant, Maryland Air National Guard
Years of service1969-1975
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 2, 1948
Place of birthEssex, MD
ProfessionFire Captain, Baltimore County Fire Department
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael Weir, Jr. (b. September 2, 1948) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Weir's professional experience includes working as Fire Captain of the Baltimore County Fire Department and partner with Mike Weir and Sons Masonry. He served as a Master Sergeant in the Maryland Air National Guard.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Environmental Matters
  • Subcommittee on Agriculture, Agriculture Preservation and Open Space
  • Subcommittee on Natural Resources

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Weir successfully won re-election, coming in second in the general election on November 2, 2010.[1]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 6 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Olszewski, Jr. (D) 16,278
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Weir, Jr. (D) 14,618
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Minnick (D) 14,405
Bob Long (R) 12,999
Ric Metzgar (R) 12,480
Carlton Clendaniel (R) 9,612

2006

On November 7, 2006, Michael Weir, Jr. ran for District 6 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, losing to John Olszewski, Jr. and Joseph Minnick but beating Steve Dishon, Richard Metzgar, and Paul Blitz. [2]

Michael Weir, Jr. raised $57,985 for his campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 6
Candidates Votes Percent
John Olszewski, Jr. (D) 18,769 22.9%
Joseph Minnick (D) 17,379 21.2%
Michael Weir, Jr. (D) 17,117 20.9%
Steve Dishon (R) 10,961 13.4%
Richard Metzgar (R) 8,915 10.9%
Paul Blitz (R) 8,765 10.7%
Write-Ins 106 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Weir was up for re-election, he collected $64,440 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Maryland House of Delegates 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Weir, Jr.'s campaign in 2010
Friends Of Vince Gardina$5,000
Baltimore County Fire Fighters$2,500
R M Enterprises Inc$1,850
United Food And Commercial Workers Union Local 27$1,750
Most Inc$1,580
Total Raised in 2010 $64,440

2006

In 2006 Michael Weir, Jr. collected $57,985 in donations. [5]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Bayside Auto Body $2,400
Riverside Democratic Club of Essex $2,050
Master Electric $1,800
Baltimore County Fire Fighters Local 1311 $1,800
Baltimore Fire Officers Association Local 964 $1,350

Personal

Weir is Vice President of the Young Men's Democratic Club and Eastern Baltimore County Democratic Club. He belongs to the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Chesapeake Bay Commission, Maryland Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services Caucus, and Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus.[6]

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