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Maryland House of Delegates

NameMaryland House of Delegates
LegislatureMaryland General Assembly
Coa PicGreat Seal of Maryland reverse.png
Session RoomMDHouse.jpg
House TypeLower house
Term LimitsNone
New SessionJanuary 12, 2011
Leader1 TypeSpeaker of the House
Leader1Michael E. Busch
Election1January 8, 2003
Leader2 TypeSpeaker pro Tempore
Leader2Adrienne A. Jones
Election3January 8, 2003
Leader3 TypeMajority Leader
Leader3Kumar P. Barve
Election2January 8, 2003
Leader4 TypeMinority Leader
Leader4Anthony J. O'Donnell
Election4December 20, 2006
Last Election1November 2, 2010
(141 seats)
Next Election1November 4, 2014
(141 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Political Groups1Democratic Party (98)
Republican Party (43)
Term Length4 years
AuthorityArticle III, Section 2, Maryland Constitution
Salary$43,500/year + per diem
Meeting PlaceHouse of Delegates Chamber
Maryland State House
Annapolis, Maryland

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The Maryland House of Delegates is the lower house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland, and is composed of 141 Delegates elected from 47 districts. The House chamber is located in the state capitol building on State Circle in Annapolis. The state capitol building also houses the Maryland Senate chamber and the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the state of Maryland. Each Delegate has offices in Annapolis, in the Taylor House Office Building.

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