Christian Miele

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Christian J. Miele
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 8th district
Assumed office
January 14, 2015
Serving with Eric M. Bromwell and Joe Cluster
Preceded byJoseph Boteler
Personal details
Born (1981-02-28) February 28, 1981 (age 37)
Red Bank, New Jersey
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jessica M. Miele
EducationTowson University (BS, MA)
Emory University (JD)
ProfessionLawyer

Christian Joseph Miele (born February 28, 1981) is an American lawyer and politician. He has been a member of the Maryland House of Delegates since January 14, 2015.[1]

Family and education[edit]

Miele was born in Red Bank, New Jersey[1] to an Italian-American father. He has one brother. [2] He graduated St. John Vianney High School in Holmdel Township, New Jersey. He earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in 2004 and a Master of Arts degree from Towson University where he was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity.[1] His BS is in Political Science and his MA is in Professional Studies.[3] He earned a JD degree from the Emory University School of Law in 2014. While at Emory, he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity, editor-in-chief of the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review, and president of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.[1] He is married to Dr. Jessica M. Miele.[4] He is also a member of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.[1]

Professional life[edit]

Miele worked as an expansion consultant for Sigma Pi Fraternity from 2004 to 2005.[3] He was the Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life at Towson University from 2006 to 2010.[1] He has also served as a Project Manager for Sequel Design Associates, inc.[4] During law school, he was as a judicial intern for Judge Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. of the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state's highest court.[3]

State government[edit]

Miele is a Republican who represents Legislative District 8 in Baltimore County. He serves on the House Health and Government Operations Committee and the legislature's Joint Committee on Behavioral Health and Opioid Use Disorders.[1] Miele also serves as chairman of the Baltimore County House Delegation's Public Safety Committee.

He is described as a moderate who can work with Democrats.[2]

He has plans to run for a seat in the Maryland Senate in 2018.[5]

Election Results[edit]

  • 2014 General Election for Maryland House of Delegates - District 8 [6]
Voters to choose up to three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Christian Miele, Rep 20,164   19.4%    Won
John W. E. Cluster, Jr., Rep. 19,938   19.2%    Won
Eric M. Bromwell, Dem. 17,361   16.7%    Won
Bill Paulshock 15,899   15.3%    Lost
Norma Secoura 15,660   15.1%    Lost
Renee Smith 14,704   14.2%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 87   0.1%    Lost

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "House of Delegates: Christian J. Miele". Maryland.gov.
  2. ^ a b Hicks, Josh (June 9, 2017). "Hogan makes first 2018 endorsement at rally for state Senate candidate". Washington Post. Washington, DC. Retrieved October 23, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Christian Miele's Biography". votesmart.org.
  4. ^ a b "About Christian". ChristianMiele.org.
  5. ^ Dresser, Michael (June 10, 2017). "Hogan, GOP take aim at Democratic dominance of Maryland legislature". The Baltimore Sun. Baltimore, Maryland. Retrieved October 23, 2017.
  6. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved August 15, 2018