Maryland's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Maryland's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Andrew Harris Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Andrew Harris Republican Party
Andy Harris.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe R[3]

Maryland U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st congressional district of Maryland will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

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.[4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Andrew Harris (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Maryland's 1st Congressional District encompasses Carolina, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester counties. Additionally, the district includes parts of Baltimore, Carroll and Harford counties.[5]


General election candidates

June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race

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District history


On November 6, 2012, Andrew Harris (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John LaFerla, Michael Calpino, Muir Boda and Douglas Dryden Rae in the general election.

U.S. House, Maryland District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAndy Harris Incumbent 63.4% 214,204
     Democratic Wendy Rosen 27.5% 92,812
     Libertarian Muir Boda 3.8% 12,857
     Democratic John LaFerla (Write-in) 4.4% 14,858
     Independent Michael Calpino (Write-in) 0% 71
     Independent Douglas Dryden Rae (Write-in) 0% 26
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.9% 2,932
Total Votes 337,760
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"


On November 2, 2010, Harris won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Frank Kratovil, Jr. (D), Richard James Davis (L), Jack N. Wilson (I), and Michael Kennedy (I) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Maryland's 1st Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAndy Harris 54.1% 155,118
     Democratic Frank Kratovil, Jr. Incumbent 42% 120,400
     Libertarian Richard James Davis 3.8% 10,876
     Independent Write-In 0.1% 242
     Independent Jack N. Wilson 0.1% 158
     Independent Michael Kennedy 0% 18
Total Votes 286,812

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