Charles E. Barkley

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Charles E. Barkley
Charles E. Barkley (2007).jpg
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 39th district
Assumed office
January 13, 1999
Preceded by W. Raymond Beck and Mathew Mossburg
Personal details
Born (1950-10-16) October 16, 1950 (age 66)
Elkins, West Virginia
Political party Democratic
Residence Germantown, Maryland
Occupation Teacher

Charles E. "Charlie" Barkley (born October 16, 1950) is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. He is currently serving in his third term in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Maryland's District 39 in Montgomery County. He currently serves on the Economic Matters Committee and formerly served as Chair of the Montgomery County Delegation.

Born in Elkins, West Virginia on October 16, 1950, Barkley graduated from Towson State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education. He later earned a Master of Education degree in Administration from Western Maryland College. Barkley was active in educational advocacy throughout his career, and is a former Vice President of the Montgomery County Education Association. He has remained active on education issues throughout his time in the Assembly.


Legislative Notes[edit]

  • Voted in favor of in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in 2007 (HB6)[1]

Election results[edit]

  • 2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – 39th District[1]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Nancy J. King, Democratic 18,651   23.5%    Won
Charles E. Barkley, Democratic 18,253   23.0%    Won
Saqib Ali, Democratic 16,455   20.7%    Won
David Nichols, Republican   9,278   11.7%    Lost
Gary Scott, Republican   8,363   10.4%    Lost
Bill Witham, Republican   8,244   10.4%    Lost
  • 1994 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 39[2]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Mathew Mossburg, Rep. 13,119   17%    Won
Barrie S. Ciliberti, Rep. 12,897   16%    Won
W. Raymond Beck, Rep. 12,311   16%    Won
Charles E. Barkley, Dem. 12,137   15%    Lost
Anise Key Brown, Dem. 10,987   14%    Lost
Anthony J. Santangelo, Dem. 10,939   14%    Lost
Patricia Cummings, Ind. 6,471   8%    Lost


  1. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Dec. 11, 2006
  2. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov. 7, 2007

"Maryland Manual Online". Maryland State Archives. 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-17.