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Virginia P Clagett

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Constituency  Anne Arundel County
Party  Democratic Party
Role  Politician
Name  Virginia Clagett
Political party  Democratic

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Born  July 18, 1943 (age 72) Washington, DC (1943-07-18)

Virginia P. Clagett is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. She served in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Maryland's District 30 in Anne Arundel County, until her 4th term ended in December 2010. A proven vote-getter for decades, she lost re-election in November 2010 to Delegate Herbert H. McMillan. Clagett is a member of the Marlborough Hunt Club, a local Fox Hunt in Southern Maryland.


Legislative Notes

  • voted in favor of the Tax Reform Act of 2007 (HB2)
  • voted in favor of in-state tuition for students who attended Maryland high schools for at least 2 years. (2007) (HB6)
  • voted for the Maryland Gang Prosecution Act of 2007 (HB713), subjecting gang members to up to 20 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $100,000
  • voted for Jessica’s Law (HB 930), eliminating parole for the most violent child sexual predators and creating a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years in state prison, 2007
  • voted for Public Safety – Statewide DNA Database System – Crimes of Violence and Burglary – Post conviction (HB 370), helping to give police officers and prosecutors greater resources to solve crimes and eliminating a backlog of 24,000 unanalyzed DNA samples, leading to 192 arrests, 2008
  • voted for Vehicle Laws – Repeated Drunk and Drugged Driving Offenses – Suspension of License (HB 293), strengthening Maryland’s drunk driving laws by imposing a mandatory one year license suspension for a person convicted of drunk driving more than once in five years, 2009
  • voted for HB 102, creating the House Emergency Medical Services System Workgroup, leading to Maryland’s budgeting of $52 million to fund three new Medevac helicopters to replace the State’s aging fleet, 2009
  • For the past four years, Delegate Claggett has annually voted to support classroom teachers, public schools, police and hospitals in Anne Arundel County. Since 2002, funding to schools across the State has increased 82%, resulting in Maryland being ranked top in the nation for K-12 education.

    In 2010 Del. Clagett had one of the highest lodging records in the state (almost $11,000) despite the fact that Annapolis is in her District.

    Election results

  • 2010 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – 30th District
  • 2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – 30th District
  • 2002 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – 30th District
  • 1998 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 30
  • 1994 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 30
  • References

    Virginia P. Clagett Wikipedia