Senator Victor Ramirez

District 47 (Prince George’s County)

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Annapolis Office
James Senate Office Building, Room 303
11 Bladen Street., Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 841-3745, (301) 858-3745
fax: (410) 841-3387, (301) 858-3387

Victor Ramirez grew up in Mount Rainier, Maryland. As a child, he attended Thomas Stone Elementary School and Hyattsville Middle School where he was an active member in the Hyattsville-Mount Rainier-Brentwood Boys and Girls Club. Victor attended Northwestern High where he played football, soccer, and baseball. He received his B.A. at Frostburg State University and his J.D. degree at St. Thomas University School of Law.

After completing his education, Victor returned home to Mount Rainier with the goal of making a difference in his community. He volunteered locally as an ESOL teacher, a youth soccer coach, and a mentor. He opened up his own law firm in 2001 and has been committed to public service ever since. As a member of the Maryland and Prince George’s County Bar Associations, he has also worked pro bono for organizations like the House of Ruth, providing domestic violence victims with free legal representation in court. He is currently a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Victor Ramirez in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Since 2003, Victor has worked diligently on behalf of District 47, eight years as a Delegate, and now the start of a second term as State Senator. As Delegate, Victor worked to reduce domestic violence, crime, gang activity, and liquor licenses, as well as increase educational opportunties within our communities. He served as Deputy Majority Whip and was on both the Judiciary and Ways and Means Committees. He currently serves on the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, and is a member of the Maryland Educators Caucus and the Maryland Veterans Caucus. He was the lead sponsor of the Maryland DREAM Act. Victor has continued to support and sponsor legislation that helps working families in Maryland.

Victor continues to stay focused on increasing educational opportunities, improving transportation accessibility, increasing housing affordability, obtaining healthcare accessibility and affordability, as well as ensuring seniors access to health care.

He is a parishioner at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Cheverly, Maryland where he resides with his wife, Betsy, and their two children.

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