Maryland's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
June 24, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid D
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D
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 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.
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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.
|U.S. House, Maryland District 2 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Dutch Ruppersberger Incumbent||65.6%||194,088|
|Republican||Ray Bly (Write-in)||0%||22|
|Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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