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Stephen Hershey, Jr.
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Maryland House of Delegates District 36
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sCatholic University of America, 1987
Master'sGeorge Washington University, 2002
Date of birthMay 2, 1964
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionVice-President, Jones Lang LaSalle
Office website
Stephen Hershey, Jr. (b. May 2, 1964) is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 36. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Hershey earned his B.C.E. in Civil Engineering from the Catholic University of America in 1987 and his M.B.A. from George Washington University in 2002. His professional experience includes working as the Vice President of Jones Lang LaSalle.

Committee assignments


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

  • Economic Matters
  • Subcommittee on Banking, Economic Development, Science and Technology
  • Subcommittee on Unemployment Insurance


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Stephen Hershey, Jr. endorsed Rick Perry in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2010

Hershey defeated incumbent Richard Sossi in the September 14 Republican primary. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

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

Campaign donors


In 2010, Hershey raised $22,341 in contributions. [3]

He contributed the most to his campaign, $19,000.


Hershey is married.

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