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:* [[George Edwards]] (R) '''11,747''' {{approved}} Incumbent Edwards has represented this district since 2006.
 
:* [[George Edwards]] (R) '''11,747''' {{approved}} Incumbent Edwards has represented this district since 2006.
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:{{reddot}} [[George Edwards]]
  
 
===District 2===  
 
===District 2===  
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:* [[Christopher Shank]] (R) '''6,478''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Christopher Shank]] (R) '''6,478''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Donald Munson]] (R) 4,789 Incumbent Munson has represented this district since 1990.
 
:* [[Donald Munson]] (R) 4,789 Incumbent Munson has represented this district since 1990.
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:{{reddot}} [[Christopher Shank]]
  
 
===District 3===
 
===District 3===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Alex Mooney]]  (R) '''7,971''' {{approved}} Incumbent Mooney has represented this district since 1998.
 
:* [[Alex Mooney]]  (R) '''7,971''' {{approved}} Incumbent Mooney has represented this district since 1998.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Ronald Young]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Alex Mooney]]
  
 
===District 4===
 
===District 4===
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:* [[David R. Brinkley]] (R) '''9,492''' {{approved}} Incumbent Brinkley has represented this district since 2002.
 
:* [[David R. Brinkley]] (R) '''9,492''' {{approved}} Incumbent Brinkley has represented this district since 2002.
 
:*Kathryn Freed (R) 2,519
 
:*Kathryn Freed (R) 2,519
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Sara Trescott]]
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:{{reddot}} [[David R. Brinkley]]
  
 
===District 5===
 
===District 5===
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:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Larry Haines]] (R) is not seeking reelection.
 
:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Larry Haines]] (R) is not seeking reelection.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Scott Stone]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Joseph Getty]]
  
 
===District 6===
 
===District 6===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Bruce Kahl]] (R) '''2,871''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Bruce Kahl]] (R) '''2,871''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Norman Stone]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Bruce Kahl]]
  
 
===District 7===
 
===District 7===
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:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Andrew Harris]] (R) is not seeking reelection but instead is running for the U.S. House of Representatives.
 
:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Andrew Harris]] (R) is not seeking reelection but instead is running for the U.S. House of Representatives.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Rebecca Nelson]]
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:{{reddot}} [[J.B. Jennings]]
  
 
===District 8===
 
===District 8===
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:* [[Dee Hodges]] (R) '''3,617''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Dee Hodges]] (R) '''3,617''' {{approved}}
 
:*Benjamin Lawless (R) 1,410
 
:*Benjamin Lawless (R) 1,410
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Katherine Klausmeier]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Dee Hodges]]
  
 
===District 9===
 
===District 9===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Allan Kittleman]] (R) '''10,023''' {{approved}} Incumbent Kittleman has represented this district since 2004.
 
:* [[Allan Kittleman]] (R) '''10,023''' {{approved}} Incumbent Kittleman has represented this district since 2004.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Jim Adams]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Allan Kittleman]]
  
 
===District 10===
 
===District 10===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Delores Kelley]]
  
 
===District 11===
 
===District 11===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Robert Zirkin]]
  
 
===District 12===
 
===District 12===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Rick Martel]] (R) '''3,981''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Rick Martel]] (R) '''3,981''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Edward Kasemeyer]]
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:{{reddot}} [[RIck Martel]]
  
 
===District 13===
 
===District 13===
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:* [[Kyle Lorton]] (R) '''2,853''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Kyle Lorton]] (R) '''2,853''' {{approved}}
 
:* Jody Venkatesan (R) 2,010
 
:* Jody Venkatesan (R) 2,010
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[James Robey]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Kyle Lorton]]
  
 
===District 14===
 
===District 14===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Eric Cary]] (R) '''3,100''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Eric Cary]] (R) '''3,100''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Karen Montgomery]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Eric Cary]]
  
 
===District 15===
 
===District 15===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Dwight Patel]] (R) '''2,811''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Dwight Patel]] (R) '''2,811''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Robert Garagiola]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Dwight Patel]]
  
 
===District 16===
 
===District 16===
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:* [[Jerry Cave]] (R) '''2,310''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Jerry Cave]] (R) '''2,310''' {{approved}}
 
:* Meyer Marks (R) '''Note:''' Meyer Marks withdrew from the race on July 16, 2010.
 
:* Meyer Marks (R) '''Note:''' Meyer Marks withdrew from the race on July 16, 2010.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Brian Frosh]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Jerry Cave]]
  
 
===District 17===
 
===District 17===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*[[Adol Theo Owen-Williams II]] (R) '''1,669''' {{approved}}
 
:*[[Adol Theo Owen-Williams II]] (R) '''1,669''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Jennie Forehand]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Adol Theo Owen-Williams II]]
  
 
===District 18===
 
===District 18===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Kurt Osuch]] (R) '''1,734''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Kurt Osuch]] (R) '''1,734''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Richard Madaleno]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Kurt Osuch]]
  
 
===District 19===
 
===District 19===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*[[Don Irvine]] (R) '''2,411''' {{approved}}
 
:*[[Don Irvine]] (R) '''2,411''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Roger Manno]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Don Irvine]]
  
 
===District 20===
 
===District 20===
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:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
  
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Jamie Raskin]]
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===District 21===
 
===District 21===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Jim Rosapepe]]
  
 
===District 22===
 
===District 22===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Paul PInsky]]
  
 
===District 23===
 
===District 23===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Douglas Peters]]
  
 
===District 24===
 
===District 24===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Joanne Benson]]
  
 
===District 25===
 
===District 25===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Ulysses Currie]]
  
 
===District 26===
 
===District 26===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[C. Anthony Muse]]
  
 
===District 27===
 
===District 27===
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:* [[Vernon Hayes]] (R) '''3,439''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Vernon Hayes]] (R) '''3,439''' {{approved}}
 
:*Ron Miller (Maryland candidate) (R) - Withdrew April 13, 2010
 
:*Ron Miller (Maryland candidate) (R) - Withdrew April 13, 2010
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Mike Miller]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Vernon Hayes]]
  
 
===District 28===
 
===District 28===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Jay Bala]] (R) '''4,214''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Jay Bala]] (R) '''4,214''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Thomas Mac Middleton]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Jay Bala]]
  
 
===District 29===
 
===District 29===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Stephen Waugh]] (R) '''7,326''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Stephen Waugh]] (R) '''7,326''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Roy Dyson]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Stephen Waugh]]
  
 
===District 30===
 
===District 30===
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:* [[Ron Elfenbein]] (R) '''7,131''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Ron Elfenbein]] (R) '''7,131''' {{approved}}
 
:* Gary DeMoss (R) '''Note:''' DeMoss withdrew on June 11, 2010.
 
:* Gary DeMoss (R) '''Note:''' DeMoss withdrew on June 11, 2010.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[John Astle]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Ron Elfenbein]]
  
 
===District 31===
 
===District 31===
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:* [[Bryan Simonaire]] (R) '''6,526''' {{approved}} Incumbent Simonaire has represented this district since 2006.
 
:* [[Bryan Simonaire]] (R) '''6,526''' {{approved}} Incumbent Simonaire has represented this district since 2006.
 
:*William Capps (R) 1,288
 
:*William Capps (R) 1,288
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Edward Carey]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Bryan Simonaire]]
  
 
===District 32===
 
===District 32===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Larry Barber]] (R) '''4,729''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Larry Barber]] (R) '''4,729''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[James DeGrange, Sr.]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Larry Barber]]
  
 
===District 33===
 
===District 33===
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:*James King (R) 5,259
 
:*James King (R) 5,259
 
:*Brian Benjers (R) 859
 
:*Brian Benjers (R) 859
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{reddot}} [[Edward R. Reilly]]
  
 
===District 34===
 
===District 34===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Nancy Jacobs]] (R) '''6,312''' {{approved}} Incumbent Jacobs has represented this district since 1998.
 
:* [[Nancy Jacobs]] (R) '''6,312''' {{approved}} Incumbent Jacobs has represented this district since 1998.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Arthur Helton, Jr.]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Nancy Jacobs]]
  
 
===District 35===
 
===District 35===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Barry Glassman]] (R) '''12,180''' {{approved}} Incumbent Glassman has represented this district since May 2010.
 
:* [[Barry Glassman]] (R) '''12,180''' {{approved}} Incumbent Glassman has represented this district since May 2010.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{reddot}} [[Barry Glassman]]
  
 
===District 36===
 
===District 36===
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:* [[E. J. Pipkin]] (R) '''8,227''' {{approved}} Incumbent Pipkin has represented this district since 2002.
 
:* [[E. J. Pipkin]] (R) '''8,227''' {{approved}} Incumbent Pipkin has represented this district since 2002.
 
:*Donald Alcorn (R) 3,220
 
:*Donald Alcorn (R) 3,220
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Steven Mumford]]
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:{{reddot}} [[E. J. Pipkin]]
  
 
===District 37===
 
===District 37===
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:* [[Richard Colburn]] (R) '''7,740''' {{approved}} Incumbent Colburn has represented this district since 1994.
 
:* [[Richard Colburn]] (R) '''7,740''' {{approved}} Incumbent Colburn has represented this district since 1994.
 
:*Paul Galanek (R) 2,390
 
:*Paul Galanek (R) 2,390
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Chris Robinson]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Richard Colburn]]
  
 
===District 38===
 
===District 38===
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:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[J. Lowell Stoltzfus]] (R) is not seeking reelection.
 
:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[J. Lowell Stoltzfus]] (R) is not seeking reelection.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Jim Mathias]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Michael James]]
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:{{greydot}} [[Rick Carey]]
  
 
===District 39===
 
===District 39===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Robert Smith]] (R) '''2,064''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Robert Smith]] (R) '''2,064''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Nancy King]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Robert Smith]]
  
 
===District 40===
 
===District 40===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Catherine Pugh]]
  
 
===District 41===
 
===District 41===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Lisa Gladden]]
  
 
===District 42===
 
===District 42===
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:* [[Kevin Carney]] (R) '''4,778''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Kevin Carney]] (R) '''4,778''' {{approved}}
 
:*Walter Kuebler (R)
 
:*Walter Kuebler (R)
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[James Brochin]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Kevin Carney]]
  
 
===District 43===
 
===District 43===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Joan Carter Conway]]
  
 
===District 44===
 
===District 44===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Bernard Reiter]] (R) '''255''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Bernard Reiter]] (R) '''255''' {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Verna Jones]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Bernard Reiter]]
  
 
===District 45===
 
===District 45===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Nathaniel McFadden]]
  
 
===District 46===
 
===District 46===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Bill Ferguson]]
  
 
===District 47===
 
===District 47===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} [[Victor Ramirez]]
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 20:35, 12 October 2010

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate will be held in Maryland on November 2, 2010. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was July 6, 2010 and the primary election day was on September 14, 2010.

Maryland's 47 state senators are elected to four-year terms. The elections are not staggered but rather, all 47 seats are up for election on a cycle of 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, etc.

See also: Maryland State Senate and State legislative elections, 2010

Campaign contributions

See also: State-by-state comparison of donations to state senate campaigns

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state senate in Maryland in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign contributions in state senate races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2008 47 $4,222,872
2006 115 $10,593,147
2004 47 $3,953,082
2002 118 $9,071,191

Current partisan composition

See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Party As of July 2014
     Democratic Party 35
     Republican Party 12
Total 47


Incumbency

Unopposed incumbents

10 incumbents (23%) face no competition in the November 2 general election and are thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, guaranteed re-election in November.

  • 8 Democratic incumbents face no November challenger.
  • 2 GOP incumbents face no November challenger.

Primary challenges

Competitiveness logo 1.jpg

Only 14 incumbents (20.9%) faced competition in the June 1 primary. Six incumbents -- Republican Donald Munson and Democrats Rona Kramer, Michael Lenett, Nathaniel Exum, George Della, and David Harrington lost to their challengers. The following 38 incumbents (27 Democrats, 11 Republicans) won their primaries:

Retiring incumbents

Three incumbent Senators are not running for re-election, while 44 incumbents (94%) are running for re-election. Of the 3 incumbents who are not running for re-election, there are 3 Republicans and no Democrats.

Incumbents who are retiring are:

Qualifications

Section 9 of Article 3 of the Maryland Constitution states, "A person is eligible to serve as a Senator or Delegate, who on the date of his election, (1) is a citizen of the State of Maryland, (2) has resided therein for at least one year next preceding that date, and (3) if the district which he has been chosen to represent has been established for at least six months prior to the date of his election, has resided in that district for six months next preceding that date.

If the district which the person has been chosen to represent has been established less than six months prior to the date of his election, then in addition to (1) and (2) above, he shall have resided in the district for as long as it has been established.

A person is eligible to serve as a Senator, if he has attained the age of twenty-five years, or as a Delegate, if he has attained the age of twenty-one years, on the date of his election. "

List of candidates

Partisan dominance in state senates
heading into the 2010 state legislative elections
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2010 State senate elections
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District 1

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • George Edwards (R) 11,747 Approveda Incumbent Edwards has represented this district since 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party George Edwards

District 2

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Christopher Shank

District 3

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Ronald Young (D) 4,684 Approveda
  • Don DeArmon (D) 2,449
  • Lisa Baugher (D) - Withdrew May 21, 2010
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Alex Mooney (R) 7,971 Approveda Incumbent Mooney has represented this district since 1998.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ronald Young
Republican Party Alex Mooney

District 4

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • David R. Brinkley (R) 9,492 Approveda Incumbent Brinkley has represented this district since 2002.
  • Kathryn Freed (R) 2,519

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Sara Trescott
Republican Party David R. Brinkley

District 5

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
Note: Incumbent Larry Haines (R) is not seeking reelection.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Scott Stone
Republican Party Joseph Getty

District 6

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Norman Stone (D) 5,177 Approveda Incumbent Stone has represented this district since January 1966.
  • Jordan Hadfield (D) 4,408
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Norman Stone
Republican Party Bruce Kahl

District 7

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
Note: Incumbent Andrew Harris (R) is not seeking reelection but instead is running for the U.S. House of Representatives.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Rebecca Nelson
Republican Party J.B. Jennings

District 8

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Dee Hodges (R) 3,617 Approveda
  • Benjamin Lawless (R) 1,410

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Katherine Klausmeier
Republican Party Dee Hodges

District 9

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Allan Kittleman (R) 10,023 Approveda Incumbent Kittleman has represented this district since 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Adams
Republican Party Allan Kittleman

District 10

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Delores Kelley (D) 9,961 Approveda Incumbent Kelley has represented this district since 1994.
  • Pat Kelly (D) 2,795
  • Stephanie Boston (D) 1,997
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Delores Kelley

District 11

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Robert Zirkin (D) 12,067 Approveda Incumbent Zirkin has represented this district since 2006.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert Zirkin

District 12

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Edward Kasemeyer (D) 8,290 Approveda Incumbent Kasemeyer has represented this district since 1986.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Edward Kasemeyer
Republican Party RIck Martel

District 13

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • James Robey (D) 7,910 Approveda Incumbent Robey has represented this district since 2006.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Robey
Republican Party Kyle Lorton

District 14

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections are being held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats are at stake. In all 1,167 state senate districts with an election in 2010, only 19 challengers (12 Democrats and 7 Republicans) defeated an incumbent state senator. Montgomery is one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated an incumbent Democratic state senator.

Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Karen Montgomery
Republican Party Eric Cary

District 15

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Robert Garagiola (D) 6,294 Approveda Incumbent Garagiola has represented this district since 2002.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert Garagiola
Republican Party Dwight Patel

District 16

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Brian Frosh (D) 12,063 Approveda Incumbent Frosh has represented this district since 1994.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Jerry Cave (R) 2,310 Approveda
  • Meyer Marks (R) Note: Meyer Marks withdrew from the race on July 16, 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Brian Frosh
Republican Party Jerry Cave

District 17

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Jennie Forehand (D) 3,380 Approveda Incumbent Forehand has represented this district since 1994.
  • Cheryl Kagan (D) 3,522
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jennie Forehand
Republican Party Adol Theo Owen-Williams II

District 18

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Richard Madaleno (D) 8,182 Approveda Incumbent Madaleno has represented this district since 2006.
  • Michael Griffiths (D) 2,204
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Richard Madaleno
Republican Party Kurt Osuch

District 19

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections are being held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats are at stake. In all 1,167 state senate districts with an election in 2010, only 19 challengers (12 Democrats and 7 Republicans) defeated an incumbent state senator. Manno is one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated an incumbent Democratic state senator.

Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Roger Manno
Republican Party Don Irvine

District 20

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Jamie Raskin (D) 7,722 Approveda Incumbent Raskin has represented this district since 2006.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jamie Raskin

District 21

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Jim Rosapepe (D) 6,518 Approveda Incumbent Rosapepe has represented this district since 2006.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Rosapepe

District 22

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Paul Pinsky (D) 7,346 Approveda Incumbent Pinsky has represented this district since 1994.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Paul PInsky

District 23

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Douglas Peters (D) 9,901 Approveda Incumbent Peters has represented this district since 2006.
  • Bobby Henry, Jr. (D) 4,980
  • Darrell Carrington (D) 912
  • Mike Anderson (D) 675
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Douglas Peters

District 24

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections are being held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats are at stake. In all 1,167 state senate districts with an election in 2010, only 19 challengers (12 Democrats and 7 Republicans) defeated an incumbent state senator. Benson is one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated an incumbent Democratic state senator.

Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joanne Benson

District 25

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Ulysses Currie (D) 9,876 Approveda Incumbent Currie has represented this district since 1994.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ulysses Currie

District 26

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • C. Anthony Muse (D) 11,270 Approveda Incumbent Muse has represented this district since 2006.
  • Albert Chatmon (D) 2,542
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party C. Anthony Muse

District 27

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Mike Miller (D) 11,696 Approveda Incumbent Miller has represented this district since 1974.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Vernon Hayes (R) 3,439 Approveda
  • Ron Miller (Maryland candidate) (R) - Withdrew April 13, 2010

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Miller
Republican Party Vernon Hayes

District 28

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Thomas Mac Middleton
Republican Party Jay Bala

District 29

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Roy Dyson (D) 6,771 Approveda Incumbent Dyson has represented this district since 1994.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Roy Dyson
Republican Party Stephen Waugh

District 30

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • John Astle (D) 7,848 Approveda Incumbent Astle has represented this district since 1994.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Ron Elfenbein (R) 7,131 Approveda
  • Gary DeMoss (R) Note: DeMoss withdrew on June 11, 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Astle
Republican Party Ron Elfenbein

District 31

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Bryan Simonaire (R) 6,526 Approveda Incumbent Simonaire has represented this district since 2006.
  • William Capps (R) 1,288

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Edward Carey
Republican Party Bryan Simonaire

District 32

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James DeGrange, Sr.
Republican Party Larry Barber

District 33

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Edward R. Reilly (R) 6,607 Approveda Incumbent Reilly has represented this district since 2002.
  • James King (R) 5,259
  • Brian Benjers (R) 859

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Edward R. Reilly

District 34

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Nancy Jacobs (R) 6,312 Approveda Incumbent Jacobs has represented this district since 1998.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Arthur Helton, Jr.
Republican Party Nancy Jacobs

District 35

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Barry Glassman (R) 12,180 Approveda Incumbent Glassman has represented this district since May 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Barry Glassman

District 36

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • E. J. Pipkin (R) 8,227 Approveda Incumbent Pipkin has represented this district since 2002.
  • Donald Alcorn (R) 3,220

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Steven Mumford
Republican Party E. J. Pipkin

District 37

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

  • Chris Robinson (D) 4,243 Approveda
  • Tim Quinn (D) 2,533
  • Christopher Jakubiak (D) 1,516
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Richard Colburn (R) 7,740 Approveda Incumbent Colburn has represented this district since 1994.
  • Paul Galanek (R) 2,390

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Chris Robinson
Republican Party Richard Colburn

District 38

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
Independent Independent candidate:
Note: Incumbent J. Lowell Stoltzfus (R) is not seeking reelection.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Mathias
Republican Party Michael James
Independent Rick Carey

District 39

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Nancy King (D) 3,514 Approveda Incumbent King has represented this district since 2007.
  • Saqib Ali (D) 3,287
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Nancy King
Republican Party Robert Smith

District 40

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Catherine Pugh (D) 7,645 Approveda Incumbent Pugh has represented this district since 2006.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Catherine Pugh

District 41

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Lisa Gladden (D) 11,361 Approveda Incumbent Gladden has represented this district since 2002.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Lisa Gladden

District 42

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • James Brochin (D) 9,537 Approveda Incumbent Brochin has represented this district since 2002.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Brochin
Republican Party Kevin Carney

District 43

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Joan Carter Conway (D) 9,107 Approveda Incumbent Conway has represented this district since 1997.
  • Hector Torres (D) 4,012
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joan Carter Conway

District 44

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Verna Jones (D) 5,560 Approveda Incumbent Jones has represented this district since 2002.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Verna Jones
Republican Party Bernard Reiter

District 45

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Nathaniel McFadden (D) 7,250 Approveda Incumbent McFadden has represented this district since 1994.
  • Aaron Wilkes (D) Note: Wilkes was disqualified on July 19, 2010.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Nathaniel McFadden

District 46

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Bill Ferguson (D) 5,150 Approveda
  • George Della (D) Incumbent Della has represented this district since 1982.
  • Andrew Galli (D) Note: Galli withdrew from the race on July 16, 2010.

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections are being held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats are at stake. In all 1,167 state senate districts with an election in 2010, only 19 challengers (12 Democrats and 7 Republicans) defeated an incumbent state senator. Ferguson is one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated an incumbent Democratic state senator.

Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bill Ferguson

District 47

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections are being held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats are at stake. In all 1,167 state senate districts with an election in 2010, only 19 challengers (12 Democrats and 7 Republicans) defeated an incumbent state senator. Ramirez is one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated an incumbent Democratic state senator.

Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Victor Ramirez

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