Chris (Chris) West (R-SS42)
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Capitol: 410.841.3648
FAX: 410.946.5080
District: 410.823.7087
Room 322 James Senate Office Building 11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991

District Office:
1134 York Road
Lutherville, MD 21093
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Anne Winter   DOB: 4/7/1950
Committee Assignments
MemberJoint Commission on Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection
MemberSenate Committee on Judicial Proceedings
MemberJoint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review
Counties Representing


First elected to the Maryland Senate in 2018. Member of the Senate since January 9, 2019. Member of the Maryland House of Delegates 2015-2019.

Current Assignments 2019 Judicial Proceedings Committee 2023 Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) 2019 Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission Past Senate Service Marijuana Legalization Work Group, 2019; Redistricting and Reapportionment Committee, 2022; Juvenile Justice Reform Council, 2019-2021.

Public Service Task Force to Study Maryland Orphans Court, 2021-; State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 2021-; Workgroup to Study the Transformation of Manufacturing in Maryland's Emerging Digital Economy, 2021-; Maryland Historical Trust, 2019-; Governor's Family Violence Council, 2019-.

Biographical Information Born, Baltimore, Maryland, April 7, 1950; Williams College, B.A., 1972; University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1975; Legal Counsel, Maryland Republican Party, 1982-1996, 1998-2003; Principal, Semmes, Bowen and Semmes, (Chair Business Law Department); Member, Emmanuel Episcopal Church; Married; one child.