Richard Impallaria

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Richard K. Impallaria
Richard Impallaria (2007).jpg
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from District 7
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 8, 2003
Preceded by Nancy Hubers
Personal details
Born November 1962
Baltimore, Maryland
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sharon (Kramer)
Religion Catholic

Richard K Impallaria (born November 1962) is an American politician. Impallaria is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates.

Impallaria attended Joppatowne High School in Harford County.

Career[edit]

He owned his own auto body shop in Middle River. He was also a chair of Citizens for Property Rights; Essex-Middle River Community in Action and is the former president of the Joppatowne Chapter of the Jay Cees Men's Club. He is also a member of the Essex-Middle River Businessmen's Association; Corpus Christi Council; Knights of Columbus; National Rifle Association; Northern Baltimore County Republican Club.

Impallaria was elected to the House of Delegates in 2002 and is a member of the Economic Matters Committee, the Maryland Veteran's Committee, among others.

Impallaria made news when he opposed Delegate Victor R. Ramirez's plan to allow illegal immigrants the right to attend public colleges and universities while paying in-state tuition.[1] He has announced his opposition to allowing Harford County Public Schools access to LGBT related political, advocacy, and community support websites,[2] using the term "homo promo" in a mass e-mail.[3]

Legislative notes[edit]

  • voted against the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2007 (HB359)[2]
  • voted against in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in 2007 (HB6)[3]
  • voted for the Healthy Air Act in 2006(SB154)[4]
  • voted for slots in 2005 (HB1361)[5]

Election results[edit]

  • 2006 election for Maryland House of Delegates – District 7[4]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Richard Impallaria, Rep. 21,333   18.7%    Won
J. B. Jennings, Rep. 21,189   18.6%    Won
Pat McDonough, Rep. 23,184   20.3%    Won
Linda W. Hart, Dem. 17,122   20.3%    Lost
Jack Sturgill, Dem. 15,390   15.0%    Lost
Rebecca L. Nelson, Dem. 13,481   11.8%    Lost
Kim Fell, Green 2,307   2.0%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 83   0.1%    Lost
  • 2002 election for Maryland House of Delegates – District 7[5]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Richard Impallaria, Rep. 18,749   17.0%    Won
J. B. Jennings, Rep. 22,470   20.4%    Won
Pat McDonough, Rep. 20,869   18.9%    Won
Michael F. Linder, Libertarian 2.817   2.6%    Lost
Jack Sturgill, Dem. 15,390   15.0%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 80   0.1%    Lost

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Daily Times - www.delmarvanow.com - Salisbury, Md
  2. ^ The Aegis - http://theaegis.com/
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Sept. 22, 2007
  5. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Sept. 22, 2007

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