Maryland's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Maryland's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
John Sarbanes Democratic Party
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The 3rd 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 John Sarbanes (D), who was first elected in 2006.

The district winds through parts of Anne Arundel, Montgomery, Howard and Baltimore counties.[2]

Candidates

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June 24, 2014, primary results

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Republican Party Republican Primary

District history

2012

The 3rd congressional district of Maryland held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent John Sarbanes (D) won re-election. He defeated Eric Delano Knowles (R) and Paul Drgos, Jr. (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Maryland District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Sarbanes Incumbent 66.8% 213,747
     Republican Eric Delano Knowles 29.6% 94,549
     Libertarian Paul Drgos, Jr. 3.4% 11,028
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.2% 535
Total Votes 319,859
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"

2010

On November 2, 2010, John Sarbanes won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Jim Wilhelm (R), Jerry McKinley (L), and Alain Lareau (C) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Maryland's 3rd Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Sarbanes Incumbent 61.1% 147,448
     Republican Jim Wilhelm 36% 86,947
     Libertarian Jerry McKinley 2.2% 5,212
     Constitution Alain Lareau 0.7% 1,634
     Independent Write-In 0.1% 188
Total Votes 241,429

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