Maryland's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Maryland's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic Party
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The 2nd 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.[1]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Dutch Ruppersberger (D), who was first elected in 2002.

Maryland's 2nd Congressional District encompasses parts of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties, including parts of the city of Baltimore.

Candidates

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June 24, 2014, primary results

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Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

District history

2012

The 2nd congressional district of Maryland held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Dutch Ruppersberger (D) won re-election. He defeated Nancy Jacobs (R), Ray Bly (R) and Leo Dymowski (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Maryland District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDutch Ruppersberger Incumbent 65.6% 194,088
     Republican Nancy Jacobs 31.1% 92,071
     Libertarian Leo Dymowski 3.2% 9,344
     Republican Ray Bly (Write-in) 0% 22
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.1% 415
Total Votes 295,940
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Dutch Ruppersberger won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Marcelo Cardarell (R), and Lorenzo Gaztanaga (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives, Maryland's 2nd Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDutch Ruppersberger Incumbent 64.2% 134,133
     Republican Marcelo Cardarelli 33.3% 69,523
     Libertarian Lorenzo Gaztanaga 2.4% 5,090
     Independent Write-In 0.1% 158
Total Votes 208,904

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