Kevin Kelly (politician)

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Kevin Kelly (politician)
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Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 1B district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 1999
Preceded by Betty Workman
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 1B district
In office
January 1987 – January 1995
Personal details
Born (1953-08-18) August 18, 1953 (age 61)
Cumberland, Maryland
Political party Democratic
Occupation Attorney
Religion Roman Catholic

Kevin Kelly (born August 18, 1953) is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. He is currently serving in his fifth term in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing district 1B in Allegany County. Kelly is a member of the Judiciary Committee and its Civil Law and Procedure Subcommittee.

Background[edit]

Kelly was born in Cumberland, Maryland on August 18, 1953. He graduated from Bishop Walsh School in 1971. After high school he attended Frostburg State University where he got his B.S. in Political Science. After Frostburg he attended the University of Baltimore School of Law where he attained his J.D. in 1978. Kelly was admitted to the Maryland bar in 1980.

Education[edit]

Kevin Kelly received his education from the following institutions:

  • JD, University of Baltimore School of Law, 1978
  • BS, Political Science, Frostburg State College, 1975[1]

Political experience[edit]

Kevin Kelly has had the following political experience:

  • Delegate, Maryland State House of Delegates, 1998-present
  • Delegate, Maryland State House of Delegates, 1987-1995[1]

Current legislative committees[edit]

Kevin Kelly has been a member of the following committees:

  • Judiciary, Member
  • Subcommittee on Civil Law and Procedure, Member[1]

In the legislature[edit]

Kelly was first elected to the General Assembly in 1986, serving through 1994, and was re-elected in 1998. He is considered a political moderate. Kelly was defeated in the 2014 Maryland general election after serving 20 years in the Maryland House.

Election[edit]

2010 general election[edit]

Voters to choose one:[2]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Kevin Kelly, Dem. 6,226    51.26%    Won
Mary Beth Pirolozzi, Rep 5,908    48.64%    Lost

2006 general election[edit]

Voters to choose one:[3]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Kevin Kelly, Dem. 6,489   55.7%    Won
Mark A. Fisher, Rep. 5,151   44.2%    Lost

2002 general election[edit]

Voters to choose one:[4]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Kevin Kelly, Dem. 6,654   55.7%    Won
Tricia Wolfe, Rep. 5,286   44.3%    Lost
Other 4   0.0%    Lost

1998 general election[edit]

Voters to choose one:[5]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Kevin Kelly, Dem. 5,232   51%    Won
Tricia Wolfe, Rep. 4,991   49%    Lost

1990 general election[edit]

Voters to choose two:[6]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Kevin Kelly, Dem. 11,579   41%    Won
Betty Workman, Dem. 11,413   40%    Won
Dolores Chase Morgan, Rep. 5,321   19%    Lost

1986 general election[edit]

Voters to choose two:[7]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Betty Workman, Dem. 8,195   29%    Won
Kevin Kelly, Dem. 7,858   28%    Won
Robert M. Hutcheson, Rep. 6,151   22%    Lost
William R. Davis, Rep. 5,984   21%    Lost

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Representative Kevin Kelly's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov, 29 2010
  3. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Sept, 01 2007
  4. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved March 9, 2009. 
  5. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved March 9, 2009. 
  6. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved January 25, 2011. 
  7. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved January 25, 2011.