Jonathan Shurberg

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Jonathan Shurberg
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Jonathan Shurberg, 2014 Candidate for State Delegate, District 20
Jonathan Seth Shurberg

(1963-03-27)March 27, 1963
DiedJuly 18, 2017(2017-07-18) (aged 54)
Alma materB.A Georgetown University
J.D American University
OccupationTrial Lawyer, Politician
Known forCandidate for State Delegate, 2014 Maryland Democratic Primary Election
Spouse(s)Rebecca Lord (deceased)

Jonathan Seth Shurberg (March 27, 1963 – July 18, 2017) was an American attorney and community advocate of Jewish descent.[1] He was the 2014 Democratic Party candidate for state delegate. He was a practicing lawyer for over twenty years, and was active in Maryland politics from 2002 until his death.[1]

Over the course of his political career, Shurberg fought for the voting rights of minorities and young people, the civil rights of LGBT individuals, and for pro-choice causes. Shurberg served on the board of Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C Action Fund, and his 2014 campaign for delegate was endorsed by NARAL Maryland Pro-Choice PAC and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Action Fund, as well as The Gazette.[2]

Shurberg died on July 18, 2017 in Silver Spring, Maryland from a long-illness at the age of 54.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "About Jonathan". Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  2. "Endorsements: For D-19, Kramer, Cullison and Bardack; for D-20, Unger, Shurberg and Smith". The Gazette. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  3. Jonathan Shurberg, activist, attorney, political guru, dies at 54

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