Michael (Mike) J. Hough (R-04)

State Senator Michael Hough

Michael (Mike) J. Hough (R-04)
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Capitol: 301.858.3704
FAX: 410.841.3713
District: 301.874.3068
Room 420 James Senate Office Building 11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
Residence:Brunswick, MD

Committee Assignments


First elected to the Maryland Senate in 2014. Member of the Senate since 2015. Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 2011-2015.Current Assignments2020Minority Whip 2015Judicial Proceedings Committee 2021Rules Committee 2021Executive Nominations Committee 2021Legislative Policy Committee 2019Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties 2015Maryland Veterans Caucus (2011-2015, House Member) 2018Vice Chair, Frederick County Delegation Past Senate Service Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families, 2015-2019; Public Safety and Policing Workgroup, 2015-2016. Past House Service Special Joint Commission on Public Safety and Security in State and Local Correctional Facilities, 2013; Assistant Minority Leader, 2013-2014; Judiciary Committee, 2011-2014; Civil Law and Procedure Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2011-2014. Public Service Chair, Task Force to Study Maryland's Criminal Gang Statutes, 2018-; Justice Reinvestment Oversight Board, 2016-; Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission, 2016-; Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council, 2015-2016; Maryland Chair, Ameriacan Legislative Exchange Council, 2011-. Memberships Maryland Legislative Sportmen's Caucus, 2015-; Maryland Community Caucus, 2012-; Maryland Rural Caucus, 2012-; Frederick County Republican Central Committee, 2006-2010; Chair and Vice Chair, Frederick County Republican Central Committee, 2008; American Legion Post no. 297, Baltimore; Knights of Columbus. Awards Award for Conservative Excellence, American Conservative Union, 2016. Biographical Information Born, Silver Spring, Maryland, November 4, 1979; Watkins Mill High School, Gaithersburg; Community College of the Air Force, A.A., Applied Sciences, 2002; Towson University, B.S., Political Science, 2007; U.S. Air Force, Missile Maintenance Technician, 1998-2002; Sales Associate, Sears, 2002-04; Legislative Aide to State Senator Alex X. Mooney, 2004-07; Director, Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development, and Public Safety and Elections Task Forces, American Legislative Exchange Council 2007-11; Chief of Staff, U.S. Representative Alex X. Mooney, West Virginia, 2017 -; Member, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Mary's Catholic Church; Married; three children.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Joeylynn   DOB: 11/4/1979
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