James E. Rzepkowski

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James E. Rzepkowski
Delegate Maryland District 32
In office
January 11, 1995 – April 30, 2003
Preceded by Tyras S. Athey, Patrick C. Scannello, & Victor A. Sulin
Succeeded by Terry R. Gilleland, Jr.
Associate Deputy Secretary, Business Development-Rural Region, Department of Business and Economic Development
In office
May 2004 – June 2004
Assistant Secretary, Business Development-Rural Region, Department of Business and Economic Development
In office
June 2004 – February 2007
Personal details
Born (1971-03-08) March 8, 1971 (age 46)
Annapolis, MD
Political party Republican
Religion Roman Catholic

James E. Rzepkowski (born March 8, 1971 in Annapolis, Maryland) was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates.

Background[edit]

Prior to working as a State Delegate, Rzepkowski worked as an insurance agent manager for State Farm insurance. In 1992 he began his political career when he worked for the Republican State Central Committee.[1]

Education[edit]

Rzepkowski graduated from Old Mill High School in Millersville, Maryland, which is in Anne Arundel County. He attended the University of Maryland College Park and received his B.A. in government & politics in 1993 receiving Phi Beta Kappa. Additionally, Rzepkowski was the charter president of the Eta Epsilon chapter of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity at the University of Maryland.

Career[edit]

Rzepkowski was first elected in 1994 when, along with fellow Republican Michael W. Burns and Democrat Mary Ann Love, he defeated Democratic incumbent Victor A. Sulin.[1] In 1998, Rzepkowski won reelection along with Love and Theodore J. Sophocleus [2] The general election in 2002 was identical to 1998 with all three incumbents winning reelection.[3]

Rzepkowski resigned his seat on April 30, 2003 to accept a position with the Department of Business and Economic Development. Terry R. Gilleland, Jr. was appointed by Governor Bob Ehrlich to replace Rzepkowski as the delegate for District 32.[4]

While in the Maryland House of Delegates, Rzepkowski was the Chief Deputy Minority Whip in 2003.

Election results[edit]

  • 2002 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 32[5]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
James E. Rzepkowski, Rep. 18,299   19.84%    Won
Theodore Sophocleus, Dem. 16,842   18.26%    Won
Mary Ann Love, Dem. 16,646   18.05%    Won
Robert G. Pepersack, Sr, Rep. 14,628   15.86%    Lost
Victor A. Sulin, Dem. 13,694   14.85%    Lost
David P. Starr, Rep. 12,020   13.04%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 82   0.09%    Lost
  • 1998 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 32[6]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Mary Ann Love, Dem. 15,823   19%    Won
Theodore Sophocleus, Dem. 15,382   18%    Won
James E. Rzepkowski, Rep. 14,959   18%    Won
Michael W. Burns, Rep. 13,247   16%    Lost
Victor Sulin, Dem. 12,658   15%    Lost
Betty Ann O'Neill, Dem. 11,752   14%    Lost
  • 1994 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 32[7]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
James E. Rzepkowski, Rep. 15,147   20%    Won
Michael W. Burns, Rep. 12,883   17%    Won
Mary Ann Love, Dem. 12,414   16%    Won
Gerald P. Starr, Rep. 12,166   16%    Lost
Victor A. Sulin, Dem. 11,872   16%    Lost
Thomas H. Dixon III, Dem. 11,002   15%    Lost

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References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Maryland State Board of Elections
  2. ^ Maryland State Board of Elections
  3. ^ Maryland State Board of Elections
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2000-10-23. Retrieved 2007-05-27. 
  5. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov. 13, 2007
  6. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov. 13, 2007
  7. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov. 13, 2007