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Maryland's 7th Congressional District

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The 7th Congressional District of Maryland is a congressional district in Maryland.

Maryland's 7th Congressional District contained portions of Howard and Baltimore counties and parts of the city of Baltimore.[1]

The district previously comprised sections of Baltimore and Baltimore County, Maryland, in addition to the majority of Howard County, Maryland.

The current representative of the 7th congressional district is Elijah Cummings (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Maryland's 7th congressional district elections, 2012

The 7th congressional district of Maryland held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Elijah Cummings (D) won. He defeated Ty Busch (D), Charles Smith (D), Frank Mirabile, Jr. (R) and Ronald Owens-Bey (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Maryland District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElijah Cummings Incumbent 76.5% 247,770
     Republican Frank Mirabile, Jr. 20.8% 67,405
     Libertarian Ronald Owens-Bey 2.5% 8,211
     Democratic Ty Busch (Write-in) 0% 10
     Democratic Charles Smith (Write-in) 0% 28
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.1% 394
Total Votes 323,818
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Elijah Cummings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Frank Mirabile, Jr. (R) and Scott Spencer (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Maryland District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElijah Cummings incumbent 75.2% 152,669
     Republican Frank Mirabile, Jr. 22.8% 46,375
     Libertarian Scott Spencer 1.9% 3,814
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 210
Total Votes 203,068

2008
On November 4, 2008, Elijah Cummings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael T. Hargadon (R) and Ronald M. Owens-Bey (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Maryland District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElijah Cummings incumbent 79.5% 227,379
     Republican Michael T. Hargadon 18.6% 53,147
     Libertarian Ronald M. Owens-Bey 1.8% 5,214
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 280
Total Votes 286,020

2006
On November 7, 2006, Elijah Cummings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated write-in candidates in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Maryland District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElijah Cummings incumbent 98.1% 158,830
     N/A Write-in 1.9% 3,147
Total Votes 161,977

2004
On November 2, 2004, Elijah Cummings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tony Salazar (R) and Virginia T. Rodino (Green) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Maryland District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElijah Cummings incumbent 73.4% 179,189
     Republican Tony Salazar 24.6% 60,102
     Green Virginia T. Rodino 1.9% 4,727
Total Votes 244,018

2002
On November 5, 2002, Elijah Cummings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joseph E. Ward (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Maryland District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElijah Cummings incumbent 73.6% 137,047
     Republican Joseph E. Ward 26.4% 49,172
Total Votes 186,219

2000
On November 7, 2000, Elijah Cummings won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kenneth Kondner (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Maryland District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElijah Cummings incumbent 87.1% 134,066
     Republican Kenneth Kondner 12.8% 19,773
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 135
Total Votes 153,974

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th congressional district of Maryland after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Maryland

In 2011, the Maryland State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.


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