Richard Impallaria

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Richard K. Impallaria
Richard Impallaria (2007).jpg
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from District 7
Assumed office
January 8, 2003
Preceded by Nancy Hubers
Personal details
Born November 1, 1962
Baltimore, Maryland
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sharon (Kramer)
Residence Essex, Maryland
Religion Catholic

Richard K Impallaria (born November 1, 1962) is an American politician. Impallaria is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates.

Impallaria attended Joppatowne High School in Harford County.

Career[edit]

In April 13, 2015, the Maryland House of Delegates voted to repeal the unpopular mandate colloquially known as the "rain tax", 138-1. He was the sole vote against the repeal. He owned his own auto body shop in Middle River. He was also a chair of Citizens for Property Rights; Essex-Middle River Community in Action and is the former president of the Joppatowne Chapter of the Jay Cees Men's Club. He is also a member of the Essex-Middle River Businessmen's Association; Corpus Christi Council; Knights of Columbus; National Rifle Association; Northern Baltimore County Republican Club.

Impallaria was elected to the House of Delegates in 2002 and is a member of the Economic Matters Committee, the Maryland Veteran's Committee, among others.

In the news[edit]

Impallaria made news when he opposed Delegate Victor R. Ramirez's plan to allow illegal immigrants the right to attend public colleges and universities while paying in-state tuition.[1] He has announced his opposition to allowing Harford County Public Schools access to LGBT related political, advocacy, and community support websites,[2] using the term "homo promo" in a mass e-mail.[3]


Legislative notes[edit]

  • voted against the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2007 (HB359)[2]
  • voted against in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in 2007 (HB6)[3]
  • voted for the Healthy Air Act in 2006(SB154)[4]
  • voted for slots in 2005 (HB1361)[5]

Election results[edit]

  • 2006 election for Maryland House of Delegates – District 7[4]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Richard Impallaria, Rep. 21,333   18.7%    Won
J. B. Jennings, Rep. 21,189   18.6%    Won
Pat McDonough, Rep. 23,184   20.3%    Won
Linda W. Hart, Dem. 17,122   20.3%    Lost
Jack Sturgill, Dem. 15,390   15.0%    Lost
Rebecca L. Nelson, Dem. 13,481   11.8%    Lost
Kim Fell, Green 2,307   2.0%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 83   0.1%    Lost
  • 2002 election for Maryland House of Delegates – District 7[5]
Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Richard Impallaria, Rep. 18,749   17.0%    Won
J. B. Jennings, Rep. 22,470   20.4%    Won
Pat McDonough, Rep. 20,869   18.9%    Won
Michael F. Linder, Libertarian 2.817   2.6%    Lost
Jack Sturgill, Dem. 15,390   15.0%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 80   0.1%    Lost

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Daily Times - www.delmarvanow.com - Salisbury, Md
  2. ^ The Aegis - http://theaegis.com/
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Sept. 22, 2007
  5. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Sept. 22, 2007

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