DISTRICT 18

DEMOCRAT

(1 seat) Margaret C. Schweinhaut Patricia R. Sher Margaret C. Schweinhaut 3601 Saul Rd., Kensington Age: 85 Incumbent

Member, Maryland Senate, 1961-62 and 1966-present; chairperson, Executive Nominations Committee, 1971-83; member, Legislative Policy Committee and Judicial Proceedings Committee; member, Maryland House of Delegates, 1955-61; strong supporter of legislation on the environment, gun control, sheltered housing and increased penalties for drunk driving and hate crimes; established and chaired State Commission on Aging, 1959-83; certificate of merit, National Council of Senior Citizens; named outstanding legislator by Knights of Columbus and Montgomery County Sentinel; citation of merit, VFW; outstanding service award, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce; honorary LD, St. Joseph College, 1971; attended National University Law School and George Washington University. Patricia R. Sher 1916 Rookwood Rd., Silver Spring Age: 59

Member, Maryland House of Delegates since 1979; deputy majority leader, 1989-present; deputy majority whip, 1986-89; member, Economic Matters Committee and Special Committee on Alcohol and Drug Abuse; floor leader, House Pro-Choice since 1984; board member, American Jewish Congress; former chairman, Fire Gas Toxicity, National Legislative Task Force; Public Safety Committee, Washington Metropolitan Area Council of Governments; BS, University of Maryland, 1984; married, with four children.