Susan L. M. Aumann

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Susan L.M. Aumann
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 42nd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 8, 2003
Preceded by James W. Campbell
Personal details
Born (1960-07-01) July 1, 1960 (age 54)
Baltimore
Political party Republican

Susan L. M. Aumann (born July 1, 1960), is a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, District 42.

Background[edit]

Susan Aumann is a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, represent District 42, which is a portion of Baltimore County in Maryland. She serves this district along with fellow Republican William J. Frank and Democrat Stephen W. Lafferty.

Prior to 2002, District 42 was represented by Democrats James W. Campbell, Maggie McIntosh, and Samuel I. Rosenberg.[1] However, after the district lines were redrawn, McIntosh moved to District 43 and Rosenberg moved to District 41, where they both won reelection. On the other hand, Campbell remained in District 42, but was defeated by a host of new Republicans, including Aumann, William J. Frank, and John G. Trueschler.[2]

In 2006, Aumann won reelection, along with William J. Frank. Incumbent Trueschler did not run for reelection.[3] In his stead, Democrat Stephen W. Lafferty won his seat.[4]

Education[edit]

Aumann attended Notre Dame Preparatory School, an all-girls preparatory school in Towson. After high school, she attended the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, receiving her B.A. in business administration & management in 1983. Continuing her education, she attended the University of Baltimore.

Career[edit]

Much of Aumann's career has been focused on accounting. She was a sales associate at Valley Motors [2], a car dealership in Cockeysville, MD, from 1983 until 1985. In 1985, she became a loan counselor with First Financial Federal Credit Union [3] in nearby Lutherville, MD, where she worked for a year. Soon thereafter, she worked as a private banking account executive for the Bank of Baltimore, working there from 1987 until 1988. In 1988, she took a position as a staff accountant for Ira J. Sugar & Associates, where she worked until 1989.

In 1989, Aumann began working for MNC Financial, which was bought by NationsBank, where she stayed for several years. She later worked for Congressman Bob Ehrlich, first as a Financial Operations Officer and Treasurer, then as Finance Operations Officer and Treasurer for his "Bob Ehrlich for Maryland Committee" where she stayed until 2002.

She is married to R. Karl Aumann, former Secretary of State for Maryland under Gov. Ehrlich. She has two children. Aumann was a member of the Baltimore County Republican Central Committee from 1994 until 1998 and the North Central Republican Club from 1990 until 1999. Other groups where she is a member include the Loch Raven Watershed Coalition, Shepherd's Knoll Condominium Association, the Historic Hampton, Inc.[4] in Towson, MD, and the Women's Committee of Hampton.

As a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, she is a member of the Appropriations Committee, the Joint Audit Committee, the Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, the Special Joint Committee on Pensions, and the Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics. Since 2007, she has been a Deputy Minority Whip.

Legislative notes[edit]

  • voted for slots in 2005 (HB1361)[5]
  • voted for Healthy Air Act in 2006 (SB154)[6]
  • voted for the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2007 (HB359)[7]
  • voted against in-state tuition for illegal immigrants (HB6)[8]

Election results[edit]

  • 2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 42[5]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Susan Aumann, Rep. 22,054   18.3%    Won
Stephen W. Lafferty, Dem. 21,117   17.5%    Won
William J. Frank, Rep. 20,522   17.0%    Won
Dilip Paliath, Rep. 19,490   16.2%    Lost
Tracy Miller, Dem. 19,168   15.9%    Lost
Andrew Belt, Dem. 18,006   14.9%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 88   0.1%    Lost
  • 2002 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 42[6]
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

References and notes[edit]

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

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