Maryland's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
June 24, 2014
Chris Van Hollen
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 Chris Van Hollen (D), who was first elected in 2002.
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The 8th congressional district of Maryland held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Chris Van Hollen (D) won re-election. He defeated Ken Timmerman (R), Mark Grannis (L) and George Gluck (G) in the general election.
|U.S. House, Maryland District 8 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Chris Van Hollen Incumbent||63.4%||217,531|
|Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"|
On November 2, 2010, Chris Van Hollen won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Michael Lee Philips (R), Mark Grannis (L), and Fred Nordhorn (C) in the general election.
- United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
- Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR June 26, 2014," accessed August 7, 2014
- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 7, 2014
- Fairvote, "FairVote Releases Projections for the 2014 Congressional Elections," accessed August 7, 2014
- Maryland State Board of Elections Website, "Primary Elections," accessed January 3, 2014
- Maryland Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
- Maryland Elections, "Candidate List 2014," accessed August 11, 2014
- Dave Wallace for Congress Facebook page, "Info," accessed November 18, 2013
- Politico "2012 Election Map, Maryland"
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010" Accessed December 1, 2011