Charles Smith (Maryland)

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Charles Smith
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U.S. House, Maryland, District 7
Former Candidate
PartyDemocratic
Charles Smith was a 2014 Democratic candidate for Governor of Maryland.

Smith was a 2012 Democratic write-in candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 7th Congressional District of Maryland. Smith was defeated by incumbent Elijah Cummings in the Democratic primary on April 3, 2012, and ran as a write-in candidate.[1]

Smith was defeated by Democratic incumbent Elijah Cummings on November 6, 2012.[2]

Elections

See also: Maryland Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

Smith ran for election to the office of Governor of Maryland. Smith lost the Democratic nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2014

Results

Primary Election
Governor of Maryland, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Brown 51.3% 235,974
Douglas Gansler 24.2% 111,444
Heather Mizeur 21.7% 99,844
Cindy Walsh 1.4% 6,441
Charles Smith 0.7% 3,296
Ralph Jaffe 0.7% 2,995
Total Votes 459,994
Election Results Via:Politico. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

2012

See also: Maryland's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

Smith ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Maryland's 7th District. Smith sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket, but he was defeated by incumbent Elijah Cummings in the Democratic primary on April 3, 2012. He ran as a write-in candidate.[3][4]

General election

U.S. House, Maryland District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElijah Cummings Incumbent 76.5% 247,770
     Republican Frank Mirabile, Jr. 20.8% 67,405
     Libertarian Ronald Owens-Bey 2.5% 8,211
     Democratic Ty Busch (Write-in) 0% 10
     Democratic Charles Smith (Write-in) 0% 28
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.1% 394
Total Votes 323,818
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"

Democratic Primary

U.S. House, Maryland, District 7 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngElijah Cummings Incumbent 92.8% 49,625
Ty Glen Busch 2.6% 1,396
Charles U. Smith 4.6% 2,438
Total Votes 53,459

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