Barry Glassman

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Barry Glassman
Barry T Glassman, December 2014.jpg
Glassman in December, 2014
Executive of Harford County
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 1, 2014
Preceded by David Craig
Member of the Maryland Senate
from the 35th district
In office
January 10, 2008 – November 30, 2014
Preceded by J. Robert Hooper
Succeeded by H. Wayne Norman, Jr.
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 35A district
In office
January 13, 1999 – January 10, 2008
Preceded by Michael G. Comeau & James Harkins
Succeeded by H. Wayne Norman, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1962-03-24) March 24, 1962 (age 53)
Havre de Grace, Maryland
Political party Republican

Barry Glassman (born March 24, 1962) is the current County Executive of Harford County, Maryland, elected to this position in 2014.[1] Formerly, he was a member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 35 in Harford County, MD; he was appointed in 2008 to fill a vacancy, and subsequently was re-elected to the position in 2010.[2] Glassman was originally elected to the House of Delegates in 1998, along with Joanne S. Parrott, defeating incumbent Michael G. Comeau and winning the seat left vacant by James Harkins, who was elected as Harford County Executive.[3]

Education[edit]

Glassman graduated from Havre de Grace High School. He also attended Meadowvale Elementary and Havre de Grace Middle School. After high school he attended Washington College, where he graduated in 1984 with a B.A. in political science.

Career[edit]

After college, Glassman was a claims investigative specialist with Travelers Insurance Company. He worked there until 1990 when he took a position with Baltimore Gas and Electric Company.

Glassman became active in politics soon after college. He became a member of the Maryland Association of Counties in 1990 and was active until 1998. He was also a member of the National Association of Counties during the same time, serving on the rural affairs committee. He has been a member of the Maryland Claims Adjusters since 1990.

In 1990, he also became a member of the Harford County Council, serving until 1998. He was the vice-president in 1995. He has served on several task forces, including the Task Force on Resource-Based Industry in Maryland, the Task Force to Study Motor Vehicle Salvage Inspection and Titling Practices, the Study Commission on Public Funding of Campaigns in Maryland, and the Task Force on the Future for Growth and Development in Maryland.

At a local level, Glassman is a member of the American Sheep Council, Harford County 4-H Club, the Harford County Farm Bureau, the Level Volunteer Fire Company, and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Society.

He is a recipient of the Henry Catlin Leadership Medal from Washington College in 1984.

Legislative Record[edit]

  • Voted against the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2007 (HB359). [1]
  • Voted against in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in 2007 (HB6). [2]
  • Voted for slots in 2005 (HB1361). [3]

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Election results[edit]

  • 2014 Race for Harford County Executive[1]
Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Barry Glassman, Rep. 66,595   74.8%    Won
Joseph Werner, Dem. 22,387   25.1%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 92   0.1%    
  • 2010 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 35[2]
Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Barry Glassman, Rep. 46,209   99.1%    Won
Other Write-Ins 439   0.9%    
  • 2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 35A[4]
Voters to choose two:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Barry Glassman, Rep. 21,766   40.1%    Won
Donna Stifler, Rep. 18,909   34.8%    Won
Craig H. DeRan, Dem. 13,589   25.0%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 81   0.1%    
  • 2002 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 35A[5]
Voters to choose two:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Barry Glassman, Rep. 22,463   49.2%    Won
Joanne S. Parrott, Rep. 22,801   50.0%    Won
Other Write-Ins 387   0.9%    
  • 1998 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 35A[3]
Voters to choose two:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Barry Glassman, Rep. 17,998   32%    Won
Joanne S. Parrott, Rep. 14,963   26%    Won
Michael G. Comeau, Dem. 13,250   23%    Lost
Lee D. McDaniel, Dem. 10,291   18%    Lost

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official 2014 Gubernatorial General Election results for Harford County". Maryland State Board of Elections. 
  2. ^ a b "2010 State Senate District 35 Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. 
  3. ^ a b "1998 House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. 
  4. ^ "2006 House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. 
  5. ^ "2002 House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. 

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