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Marc King

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Quick Facts
Personal Details

Marc King (Republican) was a candidate who sought election to the Maryland House of Delegates to represent District 15. King lost the general election on November 6, 2018, after advancing from the primary on June 26, 2018.

Education

  • Attended, University of Miami
  • Gradauted, US Army’s Command and General Staff College
  • Graduated, Armed Forces Staff College
  • Masters, Public Administration, Western Kentucky University, 1977-1979
  • Bachelors, History, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1972-1973
  • AA, Miami-Dade Junior College, 1964-1966

Professional Experience

  • Attended, University of Miami
  • Gradauted, US Army’s Command and General Staff College
  • Graduated, Armed Forces Staff College
  • Masters, Public Administration, Western Kentucky University, 1977-1979
  • Bachelors, History, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1972-1973
  • AA, Miami-Dade Junior College, 1964-1966
  • Stategic Advisor, Fibrotex Technologies, Limited/Fibrotex USA, 2017-present
  • Chief Executive Officer, KGV Enterprises, LLC, 2012-present
  • Former President, Ceradyne, Incorporated/Ceradyne Armor Systems
  • Vice President of Program Services, McKeon Group Corporation, 2016-2018
  • President, Ceradyne Armor Systems, Inc., 2006-2013
  • Served, United States Army, 1966-1988

Political Experience

  • Attended, University of Miami
  • Gradauted, US Army’s Command and General Staff College
  • Graduated, Armed Forces Staff College
  • Masters, Public Administration, Western Kentucky University, 1977-1979
  • Bachelors, History, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1972-1973
  • AA, Miami-Dade Junior College, 1964-1966
  • Stategic Advisor, Fibrotex Technologies, Limited/Fibrotex USA, 2017-present
  • Chief Executive Officer, KGV Enterprises, LLC, 2012-present
  • Former President, Ceradyne, Incorporated/Ceradyne Armor Systems
  • Vice President of Program Services, McKeon Group Corporation, 2016-2018
  • President, Ceradyne Armor Systems, Inc., 2006-2013
  • Served, United States Army, 1966-1988
  • Candidate, Maryland State House of Delegates, District 15, 2018

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

  • Attended, University of Miami
  • Gradauted, US Army’s Command and General Staff College
  • Graduated, Armed Forces Staff College
  • Masters, Public Administration, Western Kentucky University, 1977-1979
  • Bachelors, History, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1972-1973
  • AA, Miami-Dade Junior College, 1964-1966
  • Stategic Advisor, Fibrotex Technologies, Limited/Fibrotex USA, 2017-present
  • Chief Executive Officer, KGV Enterprises, LLC, 2012-present
  • Former President, Ceradyne, Incorporated/Ceradyne Armor Systems
  • Vice President of Program Services, McKeon Group Corporation, 2016-2018
  • President, Ceradyne Armor Systems, Inc., 2006-2013
  • Served, United States Army, 1966-1988
  • Candidate, Maryland State House of Delegates, District 15, 2018
  • Life Member, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Association, present
  • Life Member, Association of the United States Army, present
  • Member, National Defense Industrial Association, present
  • Life Member, Vietnam Veterans Association, present
  • Member, Black Horse Association

Other Info

— Awards:

  • Army Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Viet Nam Cross of Gallantry, Combat Infantry Badge

Elections

2018

General election
General election for Maryland House of Delegates District 15 (3 seats)

The following candidates ran in the general election for Maryland House of Delegates District 15 on November 6, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Kathleen Dumais (D)
24.6
36,331

Lily Qi (D)
23.6
34,888

David Fraser-Hidalgo (D)
22.9
33,808

Laurie Halverson (R)
10.6
15,678

Harvey Jacobs (R)
9.5
14,096

Marc King (R)
8.8
12,993
Other/Write-in votes
0.1
139

Total votes: 147,933
Democratic primary election
Democratic primary for Maryland House of Delegates District 15 (3 seats)

The following candidates ran in the Democratic primary for Maryland House of Delegates District 15 on June 26, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Kathleen Dumais (D)
22.4
8,207

Lily Qi (D)
17.9
6,568

David Fraser-Hidalgo (D)
16.9
6,206

Amy Frieder (D)
14.4
5,289

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Kevin Mack (D)
11.6
4,257

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Anis Ahmed (D)
5.7
2,097

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Andy Van Wye (D)
5.5
2,032

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Hamza Khan (D)
3.4
1,262

Tony Puca (D)
2.1
776

Total votes: 36,694
Republican primary election
Republican primary for Maryland House of Delegates District 15 (3 seats)

Laurie Halverson, Harvey Jacobs, and Marc King advanced from the Republican primary for Maryland House of Delegates District 15 on June 26, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Laurie Halverson (R)
34.6
2,316

Harvey Jacobs (R)
33.1
2,216

Marc King (R)
32.3
2,164

Total votes: 6,696


Policy Positions

Maryland State Legislative Election 2018 Political Courage Test

Education

1. Do you support adopting federal education standards in Maryland?
- No

2. Should immigrants unlawfully present in the United States who graduate from Maryland high schools be eligible for in-state tuition at public universities?
- No

3. Do you support state funding for charter schools?
- Yes

4. Other or expanded principles
- No Answer

Legislative Priorities

In the following area, please explain in a total of 100 words or less, your top two or three priorities if elected. If they require additional funding for implementation, please explain how you would obtain this funding.
- 1. Redistricting to ensure that two party rule remains viable in Maryland and to ensure that all voters have a voice in the state legislature.2. Supporting the plan for relieving the traffic problems in Montgomery County making commute times more reasonable for upper counties residence.3. Term Limits for Legislatures in an effort to eliminate the professional political class and return legislative power to the people of the State of Maryland.

Gun

1. Do you generally support gun-control legislation?
- Yes

2. Should background checks be required on gun sales between private citizens at gun shows?
- Yes

3. Other or expanded principles
- No Answer

4. Should teachers be allowed to bring guns into the classroom?
- Yes

5. Should a license be required for gun ownership?
- No

Health

1. Should the state government increase funding for treatment facilities to combat opioid abuse?
- Yes

2. Do you support legislation that grants citizens the right to choose to die through euthanasia?
- Yes

3. Do you support eliminating religious exemptions for vaccinations?
- No

4. Do you support requiring individuals to purchase health care insurance?
- No

5. Other or expanded principles
- a) The state needs to step up activities for expanding private sector participation in combating the opioid crisis. b) I believe that the elimination of restrictions on cross state purchases of health insurance is what is needed to meet the needs of the residence of Maryland.

6. Do you support Medicaid expansion through Maryland's health care programs?
- No

Social

1. Do you support greater efforts by Maryland state government in closing the pay gap between men and women?
- Yes

2. Other or expanded principles
- No Answer

3. Do you support the inclusion of sexual orientation in Maryland's anti-discrimination laws?
- Yes

4. Do you support the inclusion of gender identity in Maryland's anti-discrimination laws?
- No

Environment & Energy

1. Do you support state government regulations of greenhouse gas emissions?
- Yes

2. Do you support increasing state funding for clean drinking water initiatives?
- Yes

3. Do you support state funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?
- No

4. Other or expanded principles
- In further response to Questions B & C: State regulations to control greenhouse gas emissions cannot exceed the standard set by the EPA. Imitative to support awareness of clean water awareness are supported the states participation in what should be managed by the private sector is not supported.

Abortion & Reproductive

1. Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?
- Pro-life

2. Should abortion be legal when the pregnancy resulted from incest or rape?
- Yes

3. Do you support the prohibition of public funds for organizations that perform abortions?
- Yes

4. Other or expanded principles
- In a civilized society there have to established norms for the care and well being of the unborn. These must be balanced with the health and well being of the mother. We have the medical technology to assist with our decision making in cases of rape or incest. If a decision is based on personal preference that choice must be made early in the cycle. The concept of "late term abortions" for any reason is unacceptable.

Campaign Finance & Government Reform

1. Do you support any limits on campaign contributions to state candidates?
- Yes

2. Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?
- Yes

3. Do you support the use of an independent AND/OR bipartisan commission for redistricting?
- Yes

4. Do you support requiring a government-issued photo identification in order to vote at the polls?
- Yes

5. Other or expanded principles
- The issue of redistricting is more than just supporting it is critical to the Sate of Maryland if it is to maintain a two party system. It is critical to insuring that all voters have a voice in their legislative affairs. Voting is the very bed rock of our democracy and that is taken away with unfair districting to ensure the dominance of a single party.

Crime & Public Safety

1. Do you support capital punishment for certain crimes?
- Yes

2. Should a minor accused of a violent crime be prosecuted as an adult?
- Yes

3. Do you support the enforcement of federal immigration laws by state and local police?
- Yes

4. Other or expanded principles
- No Answer

5. Do you support the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes?
- No

Economic

1. Do you support state government spending as a means of promoting economic growth?
- Yes

2. Do you support lowering state taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?
- Yes

3. Do you support reducing state government regulations on the private sector?
- Yes

4. Do you support an increase of the minimum wage of Maryland?
- Yes

5. Do you support legalized state-sponsored sports betting in Maryland?
- Yes

6. Do you support increasing state regulatory oversight of ride-sharing drivers (e.g. Uber, Lyft)?
- No

7. Do you support expanding access to unemployment benefits?
- No

8. Do you support requiring welfare applicants to pass a drug test in order to receive benefits?
- Yes

9. Other or expanded principles
- No Answer

Budget, Spending, & Tax

Budget Stabilization:

Indicate which proposals you support (if any) for balancing Maryland's budget.

1. Other or expanded principles
- A complete review and audit of state employee salaries, positions, titles and corresponding wage grades would be supported to find the real waste in the system and work to eliminate it for the betterment of the Maryland tax payer.

2. Reducing state employee salaries AND/OR pensions?
- Yes

3. Instituting mandatory furloughs AND/OR layoffs for state employees?
- No

4. Reducing benefits for Medicaid recipients?
- Yes

5. An income tax increase on any tax bracket?
- No