Eric Wargotz

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Eric Wargotz
Court Information:
Orphans Court of Queen Anne’s County, Maryland
Title:   Judge
Active:   2015-2018
Past position:   Founder and managing partner, Elliott & Wargotz Pathologists, LLC
Past term:   1988-Present
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Grad. School:   Ohio State University College of Medicine
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Orphans Court
Position:  Queen Anne's County
State:  Maryland
Election information 2014:
Party:   Republican
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  6/24/2014
Primary vote:  17.2%ApprovedA
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  22.8%ApprovedA

Eric Wargotz is a judge of the Orphans Court of Queen Anne’s County in Queen Anne's County, Maryland.[1] He was elected on November 4, 2014, to a term that expires on December 31, 2018.[2]


Wargotz received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine.[3]


  • 2015-2018: Judge, Orphans Court of Queen Anne’s County
  • 1988-Present: Founder and managing partner, Elliott & Wargotz Pathologists, LLC
  • 1989-2006: Medical laboratory director and chief of pathology, Elliott & Wargotz Pathologists, LLC
  • 1986-Present: Clinical professor of pathology, George Washington University School of Medicine [3]



See also: Maryland judicial elections, 2014
Wargotz ran for election to the Orphans Court of Queen Anne’s County.
Primary: He was successful in the Republican primary on June 24, 2014, receiving 17.2 percent of the vote. He competed against Barry Donadio, Steve Hoofnagle, Penelope A. Keating, Richard "Dick" Smith, Kim Calvert, and incumbent Judges Joseph V. DiPietro and Kimberly Jean Cascia. Primary candidates competed for 3 seats. 
General: He faced Stan Ruddie, and incumbent judges, Thomas M. Walsh, Kimberly Jean Cascia, and Joseph V. DiPietro in the general election on November 4, 2014, and won with 22.8 percent of the vote. Candidates competed for three open seats.[1][4]


See also: United States Senate elections in Maryland, 2012

Wargotz considered running in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maryland. Wargotz would have been seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.[5] Ultimately, he decided not to run and challenge incumbent Ben Cardin.[6]

Campaign donors

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Wargotz's reports.

Eric Wargotz (2012)[7] Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]March 31, 2012$833.61$0.00$(0.00)$833.61
July Quarterly[9]July 8, 2012$833.61$1,130.00$(1,000.00)$963.61
Running totals


Eric Wargotz has released several political videos on his YouTube channel. The following is a video on the economy released in 2011.

Eric Wargotz, "The Economy"[10]


Wargotz lives in Queen Anne’s County with his wife Cheryl Ann and their three children.[11]

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