Maryland's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
June 24, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid R
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R
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.
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.
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June 24, 2014, primary results
Withdrew from race
|U.S. House, Maryland District 1 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Andy Harris Incumbent||63.4%||214,204|
|Democratic||John LaFerla (Write-in)||4.4%||14,858|
|Independent||Michael Calpino (Write-in)||0%||71|
|Independent||Douglas Dryden Rae (Write-in)||0%||26|
|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.
- United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
- Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR June 26, 2014," accessed August 7, 2014
- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 7, 2014
- Fairvote, "FairVote Releases Projections for the 2014 Congressional Elections," accessed August 7, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections Website, "Primary Elections," accessed January 3, 2014
- Maryland Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
- Maryland Elections, "Candidate Listing," accessed February 22, 2014
- Chestertownspy.com "Dr. John LaFerla Announces 2014 Run For First District" April 2013
- Chestertown Spy, "Meet the Dem. Candidates for Maryland’s First Congressional District," accessed August 29, 2013
- My Eastern Shore MD, "Centreville-raised Tilghman to make run for Congress," accessed August 29, 2013
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010" Accessed November 29, 2011