James W. Campbell

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James W. Campbell
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 42nd district
In office
January 10, 1979 – January 8, 2003
Succeeded by Susan Aumann, John G. Trueschler, William J. Frank
Personal details
Born March 14, 1947
Baltimore, MD
Political party Democratic

James William Campbell (born March 14, 1947), was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, District 42.

Background[edit]

James W. Campbell was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1979. He served until 2003. He was defeated in the 2002 general election when District 42 was redrawn. The newly redrawn district elected Republicans Susan Aumann, John G. Trueschler, and William J. Frank.

Education[edit]

Campbell attended Severna Park High School in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. After high school he went to the University of Baltimore where he earned his Bachelor's of Art's degree in 1969. He returned to college and finished with his Master's of Social Work, M.S.W., from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in 1976.

Career[edit]

Delegate Campbell worked as a social worker before being elected. As a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, Campbell served on several committees including: the Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee from 1979 until 1985, the Ways and Means Committee, from 1986 until 2003, and he was chair of the Transportation subcommittee from 1994 until 1996 and chair of the Education subcommittee from 1997 until 2003.

Since 2004, he has been a member of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners.

Election results[edit]

  • 2002 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 42[1]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Susan Aumann, Rep. 21,326   17.2%    Won
William J. Frank, Rep. 20,881   16.9%    Won
John G. Trueschler, Rep. 21,591   17.4%    Won
Stephen W. Lafferty, Dem. 18,958   15.3%    Lost
James W. Campbell, Dem. 18,168   14.7%    Lost
Matthew Joseph, Dem. 17,478   14.1%    Lost
Rick Kunkel, Green 5,464   4.4%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 66   0.1%    Lost
  • 1998 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 42[2]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Samuel I. Rosenberg, Dem. 21,768   30%    Won
James W. Campbell, Dem. 20,903   29%    Won
Maggie McIntosh, Dem. 20,443   29%    Won
Jeffrey B. Smith Jr., Rep. 8,399   12%    Lost
  • 1994 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 42[3]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Samuel I. Rosenberg, Dem. 22,464   35%    Won
James W. Campbell, Dem. 20,944   33%    Won
Maggie McIntosh, Dem. 20,840   32%    Won
  • 1990 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 42[4]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Samuel I. Rosenberg, Dem. 12,633   34%    Won
James W. Campbell, Dem. 12,477   34%    Won
Delores G. Kelley, Dem. 11,949   32%    Won
  • 1986 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 42[5]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Samuel I. Rosenberg, Dem. 16,143   30%    Won
James W. Campbell, Dem. 16,000   30%    Won
David B. Shapiro, Dem. 14,978   28%    Won
Nicholas B. Fessenden, Rep. 3,396   6%    Lost
Ernest B. Gray Sr., Rep. 2,750   5%    Lost

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Oct. 1, 2007
  2. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov. 6, 2007
  3. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov. 7, 2007
  4. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov. 6, 2007
  5. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov. 6, 2007

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