Ben Barnes
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Ben Barnes

Democrat

Delegate, District 21

Maryland

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Capitol
House Office Building, Room 151 6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD. 21401
Annapolis
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD. 21401
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Ben Barnes

Delegate, District 21
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Experience
46
Years of Age
15
Years of Experience
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Benjamin S. Barnes (born March 30, 1975) is an American politician who represents District 21 in the Maryland House of Delegates. A Democrat, he was first elected in 2006 and reelected in 2010 and 2014.

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Experience

Education

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University of Baltimore School of Law
JD
2003
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
BS Economics/Political Science
1998

Past Positions

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Member
Prince George's County Surcharge Exemptions for Projects Near Transit Properties Workgroup
2017 - Current
Chief Deputy Majority Whip
Maryland State House of Delegates
2013 - Current
Deputy Majority Whip
Maryland State House of Delegates
2011 - 2013
Delegate
Maryland State House of Delegates
2006 - Current
Partner
Hall, Butler, Macleay & Barnes, Limited Liability Company
2011 - Current
Attorney
Law Offices of Donna L. Crary, Practicing Attorney
2005 - Current
Law Clerk
Judge James J. Lombardi, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit
2004 - 2005
Legislative Aide
Maryland Senate President
2000 - 2004
Field Coordinator
Development Department, People for the American Way
1999 - 2000
Deputy Legislative Director
Maryland Senate President

Other Experience

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Member
Objective Criteria Committee, State Retirement and Pension System
2018 - Current
Member
Task Force to Study Exemptions from Higher Education Ethics Requirements and Procurement Rules to Facilitate Technology Transfer
2015 - 2016
Member
Prince George's County Bar Association
2006 - Current
Member
College Park Education Advisory Committee
2003 - 2005
Vice-Chair
Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee
2001 - 2004
Member
Executive Committee, Young Democrats of Maryland
2002 - 2003
Member
Litigation Law Section, Maryland State Bar Association
Member
Young Lawyers Section, Maryland State Bar Association
Member
Clean Energy Technical Education Task Force
2013 - Current
Member
Law Enforcement and State-Appointed Boards Committee Member, Prince George’s County Delegation
2011 - Current
Member
Judiciary Committee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2007 - 2011
Member
Civil Law and Procedure Subcommittee, Maryland State House of Delegates
2007 - 2011
Member
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Committee (WSCC), Prince George’s County Delegation
2008 - 2010
Member
Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
2008 - 2010
Member
Task Force to Study Locations in Prince George’s County Best Suited for Use by State Agencies
2008 - 2009
Delegate
Democratic Party National Convention
2008
Member
Law Enforcement and State-Appointed Boards Committee, Prince George’s County Delegation
2007 - 2008
Former Chair
Spending Affordability Committee, Maryland House of Delegates
Former Chair
Special Joint Committee on Pensions, Maryland House of Delegates
Former Chair
Oversight Committee on Pensions, Maryland State House of Delegates
Member
Prince George’s County Delegation
Member
Vice Chair, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Committee, Prince George's County Delegation, 2012-present