Neil Parrott

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Neil Parrott
Neil Parrott.jpg
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from District 2B
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2011
Preceded by Christopher Shank
Personal details
Born (1970-07-30) July 30, 1970 (age 43)
Bethesda, Maryland
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) April Parrott
Children three children
Residence Hagerstown, Maryland
Occupation traffic engineer
Religion Christian

Neil Parrott (born July 30, 1970) is an American politician who represents district 2B in the Maryland House of Delegates.

Background[edit]

Born and raised in Maryland, Neil Parrott graduated from Old Mill High School in 1988. He went on to the University of Maryland at College Park where he graduated with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering in 1994. Mr. Parrott obtained his Professional Engineers License in 2000. He later attended graduate school and in 2006 graduated from Mount Saint Mary's University with an MBA.

Work Experience[edit]

Parrott began his career at the Maryland State Highway Administration where he concentrated on Traffic Engineering. He went on from there to become the Deputy Director of Public Works for the City of Frederick.

After that, Mr. Parrott began working full time at the company he formed called Traffic Solutions Incorporated(TRSI). TRSI is a traffic engineering company that serves traffic needs in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the District of Columbia.

Election results[edit]

  • 2010 Race for Maryland House Of Delegates– District 2B[1]
Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Neil C. Parrott, Rep. 7,663   61.78%    Won
Brien J. Poffenberger 4,718   38.04%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 22   0.18%    Lost


In the legislature[edit]

Parrott was sworn in as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in January, 2011. He was assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.[2]

Marriage Equality[edit]

In 2012, Parrott was one of the leading opponents to equal marriage for gay and lesbian couples. Through his website, MDpetitions.com, Parrot was a primary organizer of the petition drive to nullify same-sex marriage legislation that was signed into law by Governor Martin O'Malley on March 1, 2012. The law was affirmed by referendum on November 7, and goes into effect January 1, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on July, 02 2013
  2. ^ "Neil C. Parrott, Maryland State Delegate". Maryland State Government.