United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Maryland

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

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Maryland District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Maryland took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected eight candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
February 25, 2014
June 24, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Maryland is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote in their primary election and generally close it to all voters except those registered with their party.[1]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by June 3, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 14, 2014.[2]

See also: Maryland elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds seven of the eight congressional seats from Maryland.

Members of the U.S. House from Maryland -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 7 7
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 8 8

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the eight congressional districts were:

Name Party District
Andy Harris Ends.png Republican 1
Dutch Ruppersberger Electiondot.png Democratic 2
John Sarbanes Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Donna Edwards Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Steny Hoyer Electiondot.png Democratic 5
John Delaney Electiondot.png Democratic 6
Elijah Cummings Electiondot.png Democratic 7
Chris Van Hollen Electiondot.png Democratic 8

Margin of victory for winners

There were a total of 8 seats up for election in 2014 in Maryland. The following table shows the margin of victory for each district winner, which is calculated by examining the percentage difference between the two candidates who received the most votes. If the race was uncontested, the margin of victory is listed as 100%.

District Winner Margin of Victory Total Vote Top Opponent
District 1 Republican Party Andy Harris 41% 250185 Bill Tilghman
District 2 Democratic Party C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger 25.5% 196,354 David Banach
District 3 Democratic Party John Sarbanes 19.3% 215,623 Charles Long
District 4 Democratic Party Donna Edwards 41.9% 191837 Nancy Hoyt
District 5 Democratic Party Steny Hoyer 28.3% 226,040 Chris Chaffee
District 6 Democratic Party John Delaney 1.5% 190,536 Dan Bongino
District 7 Democratic Party Elijah Cummings 42.9% 206,809 Corrogan Vaughn
District 8 Democratic Party Chris Van Hollen 20.6% 211,487 Dave Wallace

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Failed to submit petitions

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Party Candidates

5th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Primary

6th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Failed to submit petition

Withdrew prior to primary

7th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Party Candidates

8th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Failed to file petition


See also

External links

References

  1. Maryland State Board of Elections Website, "Primary Elections," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. Maryland State Board of Elections Website, "Voter Registration Introduction," accessed January 3, 2014
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 Maryland Elections, "Candidate Listing," accessed February 22, 2014
  4. Chestertownspy.com "Dr. John LaFerla Announces 2014 Run For First District" April 2013
  5. 5.0 5.1 Chestertown Spy, "Meet the Dem. Candidates for Maryland’s First Congressional District," accessed August 29, 2013
  6. My Eastern Shore MD, "Centreville-raised Tilghman to make run for Congress," accessed August 29, 2013
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 Maryland Elections, "Candidate List 2014," accessed December 10, 2013
  8. Federal Election Commission, "Ian Schlakman," accessed October 30, 2013
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Maryland Elections Division, "General Election Listings," accessed August 11, 2014
  10. Warren Christopher for Congress, "Home," accessed October 23, 2013
  11. Nancy Hoyt for Congress, "Home," accessed January 27,2014
  12. Steny Hoyer for Congress, "Congressman Hoyer Files For Re-Election, September 6, 2013
  13. Maryland Elections Division, "General Election Candidates," accessed August 11, 2014
  14. WJLA, "Dan Bongino eyeing Maryland's 6th District seat," accessed June 4, 2013
  15. Ray Bly for Congress, "Home," accessed February 21, 2014
  16. Dave Wallace for Congress Facebook page, "Info," accessed November 18, 2013