Lisa A. Gladden

Lisa A. Gladden

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office1 = Maryland State Senate
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Lisa A. Gladden is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. She is currently serving in her 2nd term in the Maryland State Senate, representing Maryland's District 41 in Baltimore City.


Born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 6, 1964, Gladden attended Duke University and the University of Maryland School of Law before entering practice as an attorney in the Office of the Public Defender. She was active with the American Bar Association, the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, and with the Democratic Party. [ cite web | title = Maryland Manual Online | publisher = Maryland State Archives | date = 2007 | url = | format = | doi = | accessdate = 2007-08-08 ]

In the legislature

Gladden was elected to the Maryland State Senate in 2002, and was re-elected in 2006. She has been heavily mentored and risen quickly through the ranks, currently holding the position of Majority Whip. Gladden is also vice-chair of the Judicial Proceedings Committee, the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy and a member of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland.
*Legislative notes
**voted against electric deregulation in 1999 (HB703) [ [ Vote Record 0870 ] ]
**voted for slots in 2004 (SB197) [ [ Vote Record 0280 ] ]
**voted for the Healthy Air Act in 2006 (SB154) [ [ Vote Record 0942 ] ]
**voted in favor of prohibiting ground rents in 2007(SB106) [ [ Vote Record 0250 ] ]
**voted in favor of the Tax Reform Act of 2007 (HB2) []
**voted in favor of slots (SB3) [ [ Vote Record 0124 ] ]

Democratic party activist

In December 2007, Gladden was chosen by the Obama for President campaign to appear on the ballot, in the Maryland democratic presidential primary, as a female delegate for Obama from Maryland's 7th congressional district, [cite web|url=|title=2008 Presidential primary candidates|accessdate=2008-01-07 |publisher=Maryland State Board Of Elections] Gladden finished first among the female delegates and will go to the 2008 Democratic Convention, in Denver Colorado, as a delegate committed to Barack Obama.


External links

* [ Maryland Senate - Lisa A. Gladden] official MD Senate website
**Bills sponsored [$.htm 2008] [$.htm 2007] [$.htm 2006] [$.htm 2005] [$.htm 2004] [$.htm 2003]
* [ Project Vote Smart - Senator Lisa A. Gladden (MD)] profile
*"Follow the Money" - Lisa A. Gladden
** [ 2006] [ 2004] [ 2002] campaign contributions

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