Ann Marie L. Doory, is an American politician who represented the 43rd legislative district in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1987 to 2010.
Born in Yonkers, New York on August 19, 1954, Ann Marie Doory attended Saint Mary"s Academy, in Leonardtown, Maryland graduating in 1972. Three years later she graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor in 1979.
She resigned on July 13, 2010. She majored in political science at Towson State University, earning her Bachelor of Arts in 1976. Prior to running for office she served as counsel to the Majority Leader of the Maryland State Senate(1981) and was elected to the Maryland Democratic State Central Committee from Baltimore City in 1982, serving until her successful run for the Maryland House of Delegates in 1986.
In the 2006 campaign, Doory joined with 43rd district incumbents Senator Joan Carter Conway, and Delegates Maggie McIntosh and Curt Anderson to defeat a field of 6 other challengers.
The team knocked on more than 20,000 doors, mailed nearly 100,000 thousand pieces of literature and defeated all challengers in both the primary and general elections. Civic Commitment
Earlier in her legislative career she was the House Parliamentarian from 1993 to 1994 and chairman of the Women Legislators of Maryland from 2001 to 2002.
She was the lead sponsor of a bill ensuring a 48-hour hospital stay for mothers and newborns after birth, the first law of its kind in the country and lead Sponsor of a bill to require the development of child resistant handgun technology, which ultimately led to the Gun Safety Acting of 2000. 2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – 43rd District
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2002 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – 43rd District
Voters to choose three:.
As an attorney, she is a member of Maryland State and Women"s Bar Associations. In the House of Delegates, Doory serves as vice-chairman of the Ways and Means Committee and a member of the Rules and Executive Nominations Committee. Doory was also a member of the Article 27 (crimes & punishments) Revision Committee, the Joint Committee on Investigation and Deputy Speaker Pro Tem from 1999 to 2003.