Walter M. Baker

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Walter M. Baker
State Senator Maryland District 36
In office
January, 1979 – January 8, 2003
Succeeded by E. J. Pipkin
Personal details
Born (1927-09-23) September 23, 1927 (age 87)
Port Deposit, Maryland
Died April 17, 2012
Newark, DE
Political party Democratic

Walter M. Baker was first elected to the Maryland Senate in 1979. He represented District 36, which covered Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Annes's, and Talbot counties.

Education[edit]

Baker earned his B.A. from Washington College in 1960. He attended the University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., graduating in 1960.

Career[edit]

Baker served in the United States Army from 1950-1953. After college, he was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1960. He served as an attorney before being elected as a State Senator in 1979. He was defeated in 2003 by E. J. Pipkin.

Election results[edit]

  • 2002 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 36[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
E. J. Pipkin, Rep. 24,827   62.5%    Won
Walter M. Baker, Dem. 14,898   37.5%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 27   0.1%    Lost
  • 1998 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 36[2]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Walter M. Baker, Dem. 18,517   58%    Won
Allaire D. Williams, Rep. 13,650   42%    Lost
  • 1994 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 36[3]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Walter M. Baker, Dem. 17,981   98%    Won
Janice L. Graham, Dem. 302   2%    Lost
  • 1990 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 36[4]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Walter M. Baker, Dem. 14,431   100%    Won
  • 1986 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 36[5]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Walter M. Baker, Dem. 12,204   58%    Won
Bernard M. Hopkins, Rep. 8,778   42%    Lost

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "State Senate Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved October 13, 2007. 
  2. ^ "State Senate Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved October 13, 2007. 
  3. ^ "State Senate Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved October 13, 2007. 
  4. ^ "State Senate Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved October 13, 2007. 
  5. ^ "State Senate Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved October 13, 2007. 

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