Michael G. Comeau
|Michael G. Comeau|
|Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 35A district
November 26, 1997 – January 13, 1999
|Preceded by||Donald C. Fry|
|Succeeded by||Barry Glassman & Joanne Parrott|
July 13, 1956 |
Michael G. Comeau (born July 13, 1956) is an attorney and former member of the Maryland House of Delegates where he represented District 35A. Comeau was appointed to the seat in 1997 due to the resignation of Donald C. Fry and served on the Judiciary Committee. He was elected in 1996 as a Delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago representing the Second Congressional District for Maryland. He was also elected to the Harford County Democratic State Central Committee in 2002 and 2006 and served as Chair from 2003 until 2008 when he was appointed to the Harford County Board of Elections where he served until 2011. Comeau was the Democratic nominee for the Harford County Council, District D, in 2002 and was defeated by Republican Lance C. Miller.
Comeau graduated from Parkville High School in 1974. After high school he attended and graduated from Randolph-Macon College, serving as President of the Class of 1978, and University of Baltimore School of Law in 1981.
Comeau was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1981, the District of Columbia Bar in 1984 and the Supreme Court of the United States in 1985. From 1989-1993 and 2015-2017, he served as a Maryland Assistant Attorney General. He became a Chief Solicitor in the Baltimore City Law Department in 2017.
Comeau served as a commissioned officer in the Maryland Army National Guard as part of the Judge Advocate General's Corps. After service in Afghanistan as Deputy Staff Judge Advocate for Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan (CFC-A) at Camp Eggers in Kabul in 2005, he retired at the rank of LTC in 2008 and received a brevet promotion to COL.
Comeau was an Assistant County Attorney for Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County, an Associate County Attorney for Prince George's County and a Senior Assistant County Attorney for Harford County, Maryland. The Maryland Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission, District Four, nominated Comeau in April 2013 for a vacancy on the Circuit Court for Harford County, Md.
- 1998 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 35A
- Voters to choose two:
Name Votes Percent Outcome Barry Glassman, Rep. 17,998 32% Won Joanne S. Parrott, Rep. 14,963 26% Won Michael G. Comeau, Dem. 13,250 23% Lost Lee D. McDaniel, Dem. 10,291 18% Lost
- "1998 House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.