Frank S. Turner

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Frank S. Turner
Frank S. Turner (2007).jpg
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from District 13
Assumed office
January 11, 1995
Constituency Howard County
Personal details
Born (1947-07-06) July 6, 1947 (age 69)
Mt. Pleasant New York
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Kimberlee
Children 4 children
Residence Columbia, Maryland
Occupation educator
Religion Catholic

Frank Seaton Turner (born July 6, 1947) is an American politician who represents District 13 in the Maryland House of Delegates and is a past chairman of the Howard County Delegation.


Born in Mount Pleasant, New York, July 6, 1947. North Carolina College at Durham, B.A. (social science), 1978; University of North Carolina School of Law; North Carolina Central University School of Law, J.D., 1973. Assistant Professor (business law & legal environment), Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management, Morgan State University [1]

In 2014, the ballfields at Blandair regional park were named after Turner for securing Program Open Space funding for the project.[2]

In the legislature[edit]

Member of House of Delegates since January 11, 1995. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 2007- (chair, gambling subcommittee, 2007-). [3]

Legislative notes[edit]

  • voted for legalized gambling in Maryland (HB359)[4]
  • voted to increase taxes in 2007(HB2)[5]
  • voted in favor of in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in 2007 (HB6)[6]

Election results[edit]

General election results, 2006[edit]

  • 2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – 13th District[7]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Guy Guzzone, Democratic 26,891   22.3%    Won
Shane E. Pendergrass, Democratic 26,633   22.1%    Won
Frank S. Turner, Democratic 24,437   20.3%    Won
Mary Beth Tung, Republican 15,216   12.6%    Lost
Rick Bowers, Republican 13,665   11.4%    Lost
Loretta Gaffney, Republican 13,466   11.2%    Lost
other write-ins 84   0.1%    Lost


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Amanda Yeager (19 November 2014). "Blandair fields named after Turner". The Baltimore Sun. 
  3. ^ Frank S. Turner, Maryland State Delegate
  4. ^ BILL INFO-2007 Regular Session-HB 359
  5. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-09. Retrieved 2007-07-13. 
  6. ^ Vote Record 0690
  7. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on July. 21, 2007