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The Maryland State Senate is the upper house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland. It is composed of 47 senators elected from single-member districts. The Maryland General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... State legislatures are the lawmaking bodies of the 50 states in the United States of America. ... ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admission...

The President of the Senate is the title often given to the presiding officer, or chairman, of a senate. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Location in the state of Maryland Formed 1696 Seat Upper Marlboro Area  - Total  - Water 1,291 km² (498 mi²) 34 km² (13 mi²) 2. ... Pro tempore or pro tem is a latin phrase which best translates to for the time being in English. ... Location in the state of Maryland Formed 1776 Seat Rockville Area  - Total  - Water 1,313 km² (507 mi²) 30 km² (12 mi²) 2. ... The majority leader is a term used in congressional systems for the chamber leader of the party in control of a legislature. ... Baltimore skyline at night Motto: BELIEVE (formerly The City That Reads) Nickname: Charm City Mob Town Location in Maryland Founded  -Incorporated 30 July 1729 1797  County Independent city Mayor Martin J. OMalley (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 349. ... In politics, a whip is a member of a political party in a legislature whose task is to ensure that members of the party attend and vote as the party leadership desires. ... Location in the state of Maryland Formed 1650 Seat Annapolis Area  - Total  - Water 1,523 km² (588 mi²) 445 km² (172 mi²) 29. ... In U.S. politics, the minority leader is the floor leader of the second-largest caucus in a legislative body. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Somerset County is the southernmost county in the state of Maryland, located in the eastern part of the state. ... In politics, a whip is a member of a political party in a legislature whose task is to ensure that members of the party attend and vote as the party leadership desires. ... Baltimore County is a suburban county located in the northern portion of U.S. state of Maryland. ...

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Current Members of the Maryland State Senate DISTRICT 1 John J. Hafer, Republican DISTRICT 2 Donald F. Munson, Republican DISTRICT 3 Alex X. Mooney, Republican DISTRICT 4 David R. Brinkley, Republican DISTRICT 5 Larry E. Haines, Republican DISTRICT 6 Norman R. Stone, Jr. ... The Maryland House of Delegates is the lower house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... George Elmer Snyder was the Maryland State Senate majority leader from 1971-1974. ...

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