Michael Hough (politician)

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Michael J. Hough
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 3B district
Assumed office
January 12, 2011
Preceded by Charles A. Jenkins
Personal details
Born (1979-11-04) November 4, 1979 (age 35)
Silver Spring, Maryland
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Joeylynn Hough
Children Katelynn, Grant
Residence Brunswick, Maryland
Religion Catholic

Michael Hough (born November 4, 1979) serves in the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 3B, which covers portions of Frederick and Washington Counties. He was the former chairman and served on the Frederick County Republican Central Committee.[1] Hough is also the former president of the Maryland Republican Assembly.[2] He is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, serving as Maryland state leader.[3]


Hough received a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Towson University.[4]


Hough served in the United States Air Force as a Minuteman III Missile technician; he was stationed at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Michael previously served as the legislative aide to Maryland State Senator Alex X. Mooney. He was also the campaign manager for Sen. Mooney's successful re-election campaign.[5] In 2006, Hough ran for and won a position on the Frederick County Republican Central Committee.[6] In March 2008, Hough filed to necessary paperwork to run for the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 3B. He ran for Maryland State senate for district 4 in 2014.


  1. ^ "Hough named county GOP chairman.". WTOP. Retrieved 2008-09-02. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Republican Assembly". Maryland Republican Assembly. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  3. ^ http://www.alec.org/about-alec/state-chairmen/
  4. ^ "Michael Hough.". American Legislative Exchange Council. Retrieved 2008-09-02. 
  5. ^ "Michael Hough Biography.". Hough For Delegate. Retrieved 2008-08-20. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Maryland Central Committees - Republican Party". Maryland State Archives. Retrieved 2008-09-04. 

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