Theodore Sophocleus

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Theodore Sophocleus
Maryland House of Delegates District 32
Assumed office
January 13, 1999
Current term ends
Political party Democrat
Profession Administrative Officer, State's Attorney's Office, Anne Arundel County
Website House site
Theodore Sophocleus (b. May 28, 1939) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates. He has represented District 32 from 1993-95 and currently since January 13, 1999.

Sophocleus is an Administrative Officer in the State's Attorney's Office of Anne Arundel County. He has previously been Owner of Ted's Pharmacy, President of Discount Pharmacy, and a Pharmacist/Director of Management Development and Professional Services for Read's Drug Stores, 1960-1977.

Sophocleus is Chair of the Education on the Citizen Advisory Board, and a member of the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, Maryland Taxpayers Protection Caucus, and Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus.[1]

Committee assignments

  • Appropriations
    • Oversight Committee on Personnel
    • Subcommittee on Public Safety and Administration



On November 7, 2006, Theodore Sophocleus ran for District 32 of the Maryland House of Delegates, winning the third of three seats, losing to Pamela Beidle and Mary Ann Love but beating Mark Chang, Terry Gilleland, Jr., and Wayne Smith. [2]

Theodore Sophocleus raised $84,137 for her campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 32
Candidates Votes Percent
Pamela Beidle (D) 17,964 18.6%
Mary Ann Love (D) 17,697 18.3%
Theodore Sophocleus (D) 17,661 18.3%
Mark Chang (R) 16,569 17.1%
Terry Gilleland, Jr. (R) 13,632 14.1%
Wayne Smith (R) 13,153 13.6%
Write-Ins 75 0.1%

Campaign donors


In 2006 Theodore Sophocleus collected $84,137 in donations. [4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Theodore Sophocleus $17,000
Ameri-Star Homes Inc. $2,050
Cheryls Chalets Inc. $1,900
Stoney Creek Democratic Club $1,600
Maryland Chamber of Commerce $1,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maryland House of Delegates District 32
Succeeded by