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Verna Jones-Rodwell
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Maryland State Senate District 44
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Deputy Majority Whip
2014-Present
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
Prior offices
Maryland State House of Delegates
1998-2003
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maryland at College Park, 1978
Master'sBaruch College, 1987
Personal
BirthdayNovember 27, 1955
Place of birthBaltimore, Maryland
ProfessionFounder/President, Collaborative Solutions
ReligionMethodist- A.M.E
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Verna L. Jones-Rodwell (b. November 27, 1955) is a Democratic member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 44. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Jones-Rodwell has served as a Assistant Deputy Majority Whip since 2014. She served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1998 to 2003.

Biography

Jones-Rodwell earned her B.A .in Urban Studies from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1978 and her M.P.A. from the City University of New York Baruch College in 1987. Her professional experience includes working as a Special Assistant to the City Manager of the City of Berkeley, California, Director of Market Development for the Development Training Institute, and Founder and President of Collaborative Solutions.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbent Verna Jones-Rodwell was defeated by Shirley Nathan-Pulliam in the Democratic primary. Bernie Reiter was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

Maryland State Senate, District 44 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngShirley Nathan-Pulliam 74.1% 9,851
Verna Jones-Rodwell Incumbent 25.9% 3,450
Total Votes 13,301

2010

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Jones-Rodwell ran for re-election to the 44th District Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Jones-Rodwell defeated Bernard Reiter (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Maryland State Senate, District 44 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Verna Jones-Rodwell (D) 17,706 91.4%
Bernard Reiter (R) 1,669 8.6%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Jones-Rodwell ran for District 44 of the Maryland State Senate, beating Sameerah Muhammad.[4]

Maryland Senate, District 44
Candidates Votes Percent
Verna Jones-Rodwell (D) 15,982 90.0%
Sameerah Muhammad(R) 1,757 9.9%
Write-Ins 26 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Jones-Rodwell was up for re-election, she raised $93,461 in donations.[5]

Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
SEIU 1199 $3,000
Service Employees DC & Maryland State Council 54 $2,500
Motir Services Inc $2,500
Health Facilities Association of Maryland $2,250

2006

In 2006 Verna Jones-Rodwell collected $90,157 in donations.[6]

Her seven largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Friends of Paula Hollinger $4,000
Daniel Russell $2,000
Friends of John W. Anderson $2,000
Friends of Peter Franchot $2,000
Marylanders for Mike Miller $2,000
Olivia Harris $2,000
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $2,000

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