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Background

Christopher Shank was first elected to District 2B of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1999, which represents Washington Countymarker, defeating incumbent Bruce Poole. He has been the House Minority Whip since 2007.

Education

Shank graduated from South Hagerstown High School in Hagerstown, Marylandmarker and later attended Johns Hopkins University where he received his B.A. (history) in 1994. He graduated a Phi Beta Kappa. He later attained his M.A. (political management) from The Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington Universitymarker in 1998. He was the valedictorian and received the Howard Paley Academic Excellence Award.

Career

After college, Shank was a legislative assistant to the Washington County Delegation. He served in this role from 1994-98. Along with being a delegate he is also an adjunct professor at the [Graduate School of Political Management]http://gspm.org at George Washington University.

He is also a member of the Advisory Committee of the Cold Weather Homeless Shelter of Washington County, serving since 1997. He was formerly on the Board of Directors for the Washington County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.

In 2008, Shank was given a teaching post in George Washington University's Summer Scholars Program. Shank taught a course on election politics. During the 10 day program he lectured on his experience in campaigning as well as worked with students to simulate a mock campaign.

Legislative notes



Election Results

  • 2006 Race for Maryland House Of Delegates– District 2B
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  • 2002 Race for Maryland Maryland House Of Delegates – District 2B
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  • 1998 Race for Maryland Maryland House Of Delegates – District 2B
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References

  1. http://www.herald-mail.com/?cmd=displaystory&story_id=207982&format=html
  2. Retrieved on Sept, 01 2007
  3. Retrieved on Sept, 01 2007
  4. Retrieved on Sept, 01 2007
  5. http://www.herald-mail.com/?cmd=displaystory&story_id=207982&format=html


External links

  • http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa02786.html


Name
Votes
Percent
Outcome
Christopher B. Shank, Rep.
9,606
  99%
   Won
Other Write-In's
101
  1.0%
   Lost
Name
Votes
Percent
Outcome
Christopher B. Shank, Rep.
7,749
  72.33%
   Won
David M. Russo
2,954
  27.57%
   Lost
Other Write-In's
11
  0.10%
   Lost
Name
Votes
Percent
Outcome
Christopher B. Shank, Rep.
4,873
  51%
   Won
D. Bruce Poole
4,626
  49%
   Lost

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