Stephen Hershey, Jr.

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Stephen Hershey, Jr.
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Maryland State Senate District 36
Incumbent
In office
October 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedSeptember 18, 2013
Appointed byMartin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Maryland House of Delegates, District 36
2011 - 2013
Education
Bachelor'sCatholic University of America, 1987
Master'sGeorge Washington University, 2002
Personal
BirthdayMay 2, 1964
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionVice-President, Jones Lang LaSalle
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Stephen S. Hershey, Jr. (b. May 2, 1964) is a Republican member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 36. He was first appointed to the chamber on September 18, 2013. Hershey replaced E. J. Pipkin (R), who resigned to move out of the state.[1]

Hershey served in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 36 from 2011 to 2013, when he resigned to join the Senate.

Biography

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

2013-2014

After being sworn into the Maryland State Senate, Hershey served on the following committees:

Maryland Committee Assignments, 2013
Judicial Proceedings

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

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

2010

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

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

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Stephen Hershey, Jr. endorsed Rick Perry in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Personal

Hershey is married.

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Political offices
Preceded by
E. J. Pipkin (R)
Maryland Senate District 36
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Richard Sossi (R)
Maryland House District 36
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Steve Arentz (R)