Maryland's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Maryland's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Steny Hoyer Democratic Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 5th 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 Steny Hoyer (D), who was first elected in 1981.

Maryland's 5th Congressional District encompasses Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties, as well as parts of Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties.[2]

Candidates

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June 24, 2014, primary results

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Republican Party Republican Primary

District history

2012

The 5th congressional district of Maryland held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Steny Hoyer (D) won re-election. He defeated Anthony O'Donnell (R), Arvin Vohra (L) and Bob Auerbach (G) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Maryland District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteny Hoyer Incumbent 69.4% 238,618
     Republican Anthony O'Donnell 27.7% 95,271
     Libertarian Arvin Vohra 1.3% 4,503
     Green Bob Auerbach 1.5% 5,040
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.1% 388
Total Votes 343,820
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Steny Hoyer won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Charles Lollar (R), and H. Gavin Shickle (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives, Maryland's 5th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteny Hoyer Incumbent 64.3% 155,110
     Republican Charles Lollar 34.6% 83,575
     Libertarian H. Gavin Shickle 1.1% 2,578
     Independent Write-In 0% 120
Total Votes 241,383

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