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Maryland's 47 state senators are elected to [[Length of terms of state senators|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.
 
Maryland's 47 state senators are elected to [[Length of terms of state senators|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.
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The [[Maryland State Senate]] was one of the few chambers that Democrats gained seats in, with Democrats gaining two seats.
  
 
: ''See also: [[Maryland State Senate]]'' and ''[[State legislative elections, 2010]]''
 
: ''See also: [[Maryland State Senate]]'' and ''[[State legislative elections, 2010]]''
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{{legislative campaign spending chart}}
 
{{legislative campaign spending chart}}
  
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| align="center" | 2010
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| align="center" | 111
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| align="right" | $9,313,367
 
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| align="center" | 2008
 
| align="center" | 2008
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| align="right" | $9,071,191
 
| align="right" | $9,071,191
 
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In 2010, the candidates running for state senate raised a total of $9,313,367 in campaign contributions.  The top 10 donors were: <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MD&y=2010&f=S ''Follow the Money'': "Maryland Senate 2010 Campaign Contributions"]</ref>
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|-
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| Lenett, Michael G
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| align="right" | $226,697
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| Helton, Arthur H
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| align="right" | $181,000
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| Maryland Realtors Association
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| align="right" | $139,665
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| Community Coalition Advocacy Slate
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| align="right" | $125,000
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| Service Employees DC & Maryland State Council 54
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| align="right" | $98,800
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| Dearmon, Donald M
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| align="right" | $81,092
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| Maryland Trial Lawyers Association
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| align="right" | $75,000
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| SEIU 1199
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| align="right" | $66,500
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| Democratic Senate Slate
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| align="right" | $60,812
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| Health Policy Leadership Alliance
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| align="right" | $57,375
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|}
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==Incumbency==
 
==Incumbency==
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===Unopposed incumbents===
 
===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.
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10 incumbents (23%) faced no competition in the November 2 general election.
  
:* 8 Democratic incumbents face no November challenger.
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:* 8 Democratic incumbents faced no November challenger.
:* 2 GOP incumbents face no November challenger.
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:* 2 GOP incumbents faced no November challenger.
  
 
===Primary challenges===
 
===Primary challenges===
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===Retiring incumbents===
 
===Retiring incumbents===
  
Three incumbent Senators are not running for re-election, while 44 incumbents (94%) ran for re-election.  Of the 3 incumbents who are not running for re-election, there are 3 Republicans and no Democrats.
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Three incumbent Senators did not run for re-election, while 44 incumbents (94%) ran for re-election.  Of the 3 incumbents who did not seek re-election, there were 3 Republicans and no Democrats.
  
Incumbents who are retiring are:
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Incumbents who retired are:
  
 
:* District 5: Incumbent Republican [[Larry Haines]].
 
:* District 5: Incumbent Republican [[Larry Haines]].
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
  
:* [[George Edwards]] (R) '''12,105''' {{approved}} Incumbent Edwards has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[George Edwards]] (R) '''12,105''' {{approved}} Incumbent Edwards was first elected in 2006.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:* [[Christopher Shank]] (R) '''6,720''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Christopher Shank]] (R) '''6,720''' {{approved}}
:* [[Donald Munson]] (R) 5,059 Incumbent Munson has represented this district since 1990.
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:* [[Donald Munson]] (R) 5,059 Incumbent Munson was first elected in 1990.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
:* [[Alex Mooney]]  (R) '''8,199''' {{approved}} Incumbent Mooney has represented this district since 1998.
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:* [[Alex Mooney]]  (R) '''8,199''' {{approved}} Incumbent Mooney was first elected in 1998.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
:* [[David R. Brinkley]] (R) '''9,705''' {{approved}} Incumbent Brinkley has represented this district since 2002.
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:* [[David R. Brinkley]] (R) '''9,705''' {{approved}} Incumbent Brinkley was first elected in 2002.
 
:*Kathryn Freed (R) 2,585
 
:*Kathryn Freed (R) 2,585
  
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:*Dale Lusher (R) 1,769
 
:*Dale Lusher (R) 1,769
  
:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Larry Haines]] (R) did not seek reelection.
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:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Larry Haines]] (R) did not seek re-election.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 6===
 
===District 6===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Norman Stone]] (D) '''5,336''' {{approved}} Incumbent Stone has represented this district since January 1966.
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:* [[Norman Stone]] (D) '''5,336''' {{approved}} Incumbent Stone was first elected in January 1966.
 
:*Jordan Hadfield (D) 4,575
 
:*Jordan Hadfield (D) 4,575
  
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:*Alfred Redmer (R) 3,547
 
:*Alfred Redmer (R) 3,547
  
:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Andrew Harris]] (R) did not seek reelection but instead ran for the U.S. House of Representatives.
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:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[Andrew Harris]] (R) did not seek re-election but instead ran for the U.S. House of Representatives.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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===District 8===
 
===District 8===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Katherine Klausmeier]] (D) '''9,273''' {{approved}} Incumbent Klausmeier has represented this district since 2002.
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:* [[Katherine Klausmeier]] (D) '''9,273''' {{approved}} Incumbent Klausmeier was first elected in 2002.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
:* [[Allan Kittleman]] (R) '''10,314''' {{approved}} Incumbent Kittleman has represented this district since 2004.
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:* [[Allan Kittleman]] (R) '''10,314''' {{approved}} Incumbent Kittleman was first elected in 2004.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Delores Kelley]] (D) '''10,472''' {{approved}} Incumbent Kelley has represented this district since 1994.
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:* [[Delores Kelley]] (D) '''10,472''' {{approved}} Incumbent Kelley was first elected in 1994.
 
:*Pat Kelly (D) 2,945
 
:*Pat Kelly (D) 2,945
 
:*Stephanie Boston (D) 2,110
 
:*Stephanie Boston (D) 2,110
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===District 11===
 
===District 11===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Robert Zirkin]] (D) '''13,474''' {{approved}} Incumbent Zirkin has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[Robert Zirkin]] (D) '''13,474''' {{approved}} Incumbent Zirkin was first elected in 2006.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 12===
 
===District 12===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Edward Kasemeyer]] (D) '''9,421''' {{approved}} Incumbent Kasemeyer has represented this district since 1986.
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:* [[Edward Kasemeyer]] (D) '''9,421''' {{approved}} Incumbent Kasemeyer was first elected in 1986.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 13===
 
===District 13===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[James Robey]] (D) '''8,174''' {{approved}} Incumbent Robey has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[James Robey]] (D) '''8,174''' {{approved}} Incumbent Robey was first elected in 2006.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:* [[Karen Montgomery]] (D) '''4,973''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Karen Montgomery]] (D) '''4,973''' {{approved}}
:* [[Rona Kramer]] (D) 4,857 Incumbent Kramer has represented this district since 2002.
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:* [[Rona Kramer]] (D) 4,857 Incumbent Kramer was first elected in 2002.
  
 
Across the country in 2010, [[state senate elections, 2010|state senate elections]] were held in 43 states.  1,167 state senate seats were 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 was [[Challengers who defeated incumbents in 2010's state legislative elections#State senates|one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated]] an incumbent Democratic state senator.
 
Across the country in 2010, [[state senate elections, 2010|state senate elections]] were held in 43 states.  1,167 state senate seats were 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 was [[Challengers who defeated incumbents in 2010's state legislative elections#State senates|one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated]] an incumbent Democratic state senator.
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===District 15===
 
===District 15===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Robert Garagiola]] (D) '''6,659''' {{approved}} Incumbent Garagiola has represented this district since 2002.
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:* [[Robert Garagiola]] (D) '''6,659''' {{approved}} Incumbent Garagiola was first elected in 2002.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 16===
 
===District 16===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Brian Frosh]] (D) '''13,043''' {{approved}} Incumbent Frosh has represented this district since 1994.
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:* [[Brian Frosh]] (D) '''13,043''' {{approved}} Incumbent Frosh was first elected in 1994.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 17===
 
===District 17===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Jennie Forehand]] (D) '''4,129''' {{approved}} Incumbent Forehand has represented this district since 1994.
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:* [[Jennie Forehand]] (D) '''4,129''' {{approved}} Incumbent Forehand was first elected in 1994.
 
:*Cheryl Kagan (D) 3,773
 
:*Cheryl Kagan (D) 3,773
  
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===District 18===
 
===District 18===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Richard Madaleno]] (D) '''8,734''' {{approved}} Incumbent Madaleno has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[Richard Madaleno]] (D) '''8,734''' {{approved}} Incumbent Madaleno was first elected in 2006.
 
:*Michael Griffiths (D) 2,364
 
:*Michael Griffiths (D) 2,364
  
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:* [[Roger Manno]] (D) '''5,892''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Roger Manno]] (D) '''5,892''' {{approved}}
:* [[Michael Lenett]] (D) 5,020 Incumbent Lenett has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[Michael Lenett]] (D) 5,020 Incumbent Lenett was first elected in 2006.
  
 
Across the country in 2010, [[state senate elections, 2010|state senate elections]] were held in 43 states.  1,167 state senate seats were 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 was [[Challengers who defeated incumbents in 2010's state legislative elections#State senates|one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated]] an incumbent Democratic state senator.
 
Across the country in 2010, [[state senate elections, 2010|state senate elections]] were held in 43 states.  1,167 state senate seats were 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 was [[Challengers who defeated incumbents in 2010's state legislative elections#State senates|one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated]] an incumbent Democratic state senator.
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===District 20===
 
===District 20===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Jamie Raskin]] (D) '''8,110''' {{approved}} Incumbent Raskin has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[Jamie Raskin]] (D) '''8,110''' {{approved}} Incumbent Raskin was first elected in 2006.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 21===
 
===District 21===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Jim Rosapepe]] (D) '''7,037''' {{approved}} Incumbent Rosapepe has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[Jim Rosapepe]] (D) '''7,037''' {{approved}} Incumbent Rosapepe was first elected in 2006.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 22===
 
===District 22===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:*[[Paul Pinsky]] (D) '''7,636''' {{approved}} Incumbent Pinsky has represented this district since 1994.
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:*[[Paul Pinsky]] (D) '''7,636''' {{approved}} Incumbent Pinsky was first elected in 1994.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 23===
 
===District 23===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Douglas Peters]] (D) '''10,284''' {{approved}} Incumbent Peters has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[Douglas Peters]] (D) '''10,284''' {{approved}} Incumbent Peters was first elected in 2006.
 
:*Bobby Henry, Jr. (D) 5,121
 
:*Bobby Henry, Jr. (D) 5,121
 
:*Darrell Carrington (D) 968  
 
:*Darrell Carrington (D) 968  
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:* [[Joanne Benson]] (D) '''6,178''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Joanne Benson]] (D) '''6,178''' {{approved}}
:* [[Nathaniel Exum]] (D) 5,311 Incumbent Exum has represented this district since 1998.  
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:* [[Nathaniel Exum]] (D) 5,311 Incumbent Exum was first elected in 1998.  
  
 
Across the country in 2010, [[state senate elections, 2010|state senate elections]] were held in 43 states.  1,167 state senate seats were 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 was [[Challengers who defeated incumbents in 2010's state legislative elections#State senates|one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated]] an incumbent Democratic state senator.
 
Across the country in 2010, [[state senate elections, 2010|state senate elections]] were held in 43 states.  1,167 state senate seats were 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 was [[Challengers who defeated incumbents in 2010's state legislative elections#State senates|one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated]] an incumbent Democratic state senator.
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===District 25===
 
===District 25===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Ulysses Currie]] (D) '''10,274''' {{approved}} Incumbent Currie has represented this district since 1994.
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:* [[Ulysses Currie]] (D) '''10,274''' {{approved}} Incumbent Currie was first elected in 1994.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 26===
 
===District 26===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[C. Anthony Muse]] (D) '''11,529''' {{approved}} Incumbent Muse has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[C. Anthony Muse]] (D) '''11,529''' {{approved}} Incumbent Muse was first elected in 2006.
 
:*Albert Chatmon (D) 2,642
 
:*Albert Chatmon (D) 2,642
  
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===District 27===
 
===District 27===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Thomas Mike Miller, Jr.]] (D) '''12,072''' {{approved}} Incumbent Miller has represented this district since 1974.
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:* [[Thomas Mike Miller, Jr.]] (D) '''12,072''' {{approved}} Incumbent Miller was first elected in 1974.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 28===
 
===District 28===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Thomas Mac Middleton]] (D) '''9,481''' {{approved}} Incumbent Middleton has represented this district since 1994.
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:* [[Thomas Mac Middleton]] (D) '''9,481''' {{approved}} Incumbent Middleton was first elected in 1994.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 29===
 
===District 29===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Roy Dyson]] (D) '''6,870''' {{approved}} Incumbent Dyson has represented this district since 1994.
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:* [[Roy Dyson]] (D) '''6,870''' {{approved}} Incumbent Dyson was first elected in 1994.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 30===
 
===District 30===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[John Astle]] (D) '''8,256''' {{approved}} Incumbent Astle has represented this district since 1994.
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:* [[John Astle]] (D) '''8,256''' {{approved}} Incumbent Astle was first elected in 1994.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
:* [[Bryan Simonaire]] (R) '''6,693''' {{approved}} Incumbent Simonaire has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[Bryan Simonaire]] (R) '''6,693''' {{approved}} Incumbent Simonaire was first elected in 2006.
 
:*William Capps (R) 1,323
 
:*William Capps (R) 1,323
  
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===District 32===
 
===District 32===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[James DeGrange, Sr.]] (D) '''6,706''' {{approved}} Incumbent DeGrange has represented this district since 1998.
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:* [[James DeGrange, Sr.]] (D) '''6,706''' {{approved}} Incumbent DeGrange was first elected in 1998.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
:* [[Edward R. Reilly]] (R) '''6,838''' {{approved}} Incumbent Reilly has represented this district since 2002.
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:* [[Edward R. Reilly]] (R) '''6,838''' {{approved}} Incumbent Reilly was first elected in 2002.
 
:*James King (R) 5,458
 
:*James King (R) 5,458
 
:*Brian Benjers (R) 886
 
:*Brian Benjers (R) 886
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
:* [[Nancy Jacobs]] (R) '''6,439''' {{approved}} Incumbent Jacobs has represented this district since 1998.
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:* [[Nancy Jacobs]] (R) '''6,439''' {{approved}} Incumbent Jacobs was first elected in 1998.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
:* [[Barry Glassman]] (R) '''12,524''' {{approved}} Incumbent Glassman has represented this district since May 2010.
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:* [[Barry Glassman]] (R) '''12,524''' {{approved}} Incumbent Glassman was first elected in May 2010.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
:* [[E. J. Pipkin]] (R) '''8,365''' {{approved}} Incumbent Pipkin has represented this district since 2002.
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:* [[E. J. Pipkin]] (R) '''8,365''' {{approved}} Incumbent Pipkin was first elected in 2002.
 
:*Donald Alcorn (R) 3,264
 
:*Donald Alcorn (R) 3,264
  
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
:* [[Richard Colburn]] (R) '''7,957''' {{approved}} Incumbent Colburn has represented this district since 1994.
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:* [[Richard Colburn]] (R) '''7,957''' {{approved}} Incumbent Colburn was first elected in 1994.
 
:*Paul Galanek (R) 2,427
 
:*Paul Galanek (R) 2,427
  
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===District 38===
 
===District 38===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Jim Mathias]] (D) '''7,891''' {{approved}}
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:* [[James Mathias, Jr.]] (D) '''7,891''' {{approved}}
 
:*Charles Lehrer (D) 1,308
 
:*Charles Lehrer (D) 1,308
  
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:* [[Rick Carey]] {{approved}}
 
:* [[Rick Carey]] {{approved}}
  
:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[J. Lowell Stoltzfus]] (R) did not seek reelection.
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:'''Note:''' Incumbent [[J. Lowell Stoltzfus]] (R) did not seek re-election.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{bluedot}} [[Jim Mathias]]: '''23,559''' {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[James Mathias, Jr.]]: '''23,559''' {{won}}
 
:{{reddot}} [[Michael James]]: 22,919
 
:{{reddot}} [[Michael James]]: 22,919
 
:{{greydot}} [[Rick Carey]] '''Note:''' Carey did not appear on the November 2, general election ballot.
 
:{{greydot}} [[Rick Carey]] '''Note:''' Carey did not appear on the November 2, general election ballot.
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===District 39===
 
===District 39===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Nancy King]] (D) '''3,695''' {{approved}} Incumbent King has represented this district since 2007.
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:* [[Nancy King]] (D) '''3,695''' {{approved}} Incumbent King was first elected in 2007.
 
:*[[Saqib Ali]] (D) 3,447
 
:*[[Saqib Ali]] (D) 3,447
  
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===District 40===
 
===District 40===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Catherine Pugh]] (D) '''7,826''' {{approved}} Incumbent Pugh has represented this district since 2006.
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:* [[Catherine Pugh]] (D) '''7,826''' {{approved}} Incumbent Pugh was first elected in 2006.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 41===
 
===District 41===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Lisa Gladden]] (D) '''11,570''' {{approved}} Incumbent Gladden has represented this district since 2002.
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:* [[Lisa Gladden]] (D) '''11,570''' {{approved}} Incumbent Gladden was first elected in 2002.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 42===
 
===District 42===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[James Brochin]] (D) '''9,634''' {{approved}} Incumbent Brochin has represented this district since 2002.
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:* [[James Brochin]] (D) '''9,634''' {{approved}} Incumbent Brochin was first elected in 2002.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 43===
 
===District 43===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Joan Carter Conway]] (D) '''9,259''' {{approved}} Incumbent Conway has represented this district since 1997.
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:* [[Joan Carter Conway]] (D) '''9,259''' {{approved}} Incumbent Conway was first elected in 1997.
 
:*Hector Torres (D) 4,070
 
:*Hector Torres (D) 4,070
  
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===District 44===
 
===District 44===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Verna Jones]] (D) '''5,727''' {{approved}} Incumbent Jones has represented this district since 2002.
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:* [[Verna Jones]] (D) '''5,727''' {{approved}} Incumbent Jones was first elected in 2002.
  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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===District 45===
 
===District 45===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Nathaniel McFadden]] (D) '''7,397''' {{approved}} Incumbent McFadden has represented this district since 1994.
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:* [[Nathaniel McFadden]] (D) '''7,397''' {{approved}} Incumbent McFadden was first elected in 1994.
 
:*Aaron Wilkes (D) '''Note:''' Wilkes was disqualified on July 19, 2010.
 
:*Aaron Wilkes (D) '''Note:''' Wilkes was disqualified on July 19, 2010.
  
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:*[[Bill Ferguson]] (D) '''5,248''' {{approved}}
 
:*[[Bill Ferguson]] (D) '''5,248''' {{approved}}
:* [[George Della]] (D) 3,641 Incumbent Della has represented this district since 1982.
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:* [[George Della]] (D) 3,641 Incumbent Della was first elected in 1982.
 
:*Andrew Galli (D) '''Note:''' Galli withdrew from the race on July 16, 2010.
 
:*Andrew Galli (D) '''Note:''' Galli withdrew from the race on July 16, 2010.
  
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:* [[Victor Ramirez]] (D) '''4,532''' {{approved}}
 
:* [[Victor Ramirez]] (D) '''4,532''' {{approved}}
:* [[David Harrington]] (D) 2,596 Incumbent Harrington has represented this district since 2008.
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:* [[David Harrington]] (D) 2,596 Incumbent Harrington was first elected in 2008.
  
 
Across the country in 2010, [[state senate elections, 2010|state senate elections]] were held in 43 states.  1,167 state senate seats were 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 was [[Challengers who defeated incumbents in 2010's state legislative elections#State senates|one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated]] an incumbent Democratic state senator.
 
Across the country in 2010, [[state senate elections, 2010|state senate elections]] were held in 43 states.  1,167 state senate seats were 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 was [[Challengers who defeated incumbents in 2010's state legislative elections#State senates|one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated]] an incumbent Democratic state senator.
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==References==
 
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Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Majority controlCampaign contributions

QualificationsCompetitiveness analysis

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Maryland State Senate
Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate were 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.

The Maryland State Senate was one of the few chambers that Democrats gained seats in, with Democrats gaining two seats.

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

November 2 General Election Results

  1. Allan Kittleman
  2. Barry Glassman
  3. Brian Frosh
  4. Bryan Simonaire
  5. C. Anthony Muse
  6. Catherine Pugh
  7. Christopher Shank
  8. David Brinkley
  9. Delores Kelley
  10. Douglas Peters
  11. E. J. Pipkin
  12. Edward Kasemeyer
  13. Edward R. Reilly
  14. George Edwards
  15. J.B. Jennings
  16. James Brochin
  17. James DeGrange, Sr.
  18. James Mathias, Jr.
  19. James Robey
  20. Jamie Raskin
  21. Jennie Forehand
  22. Jim Rosapepe
  23. Joan Carter Conway
  24. Joanne Benson
  25. John Astle
  26. Joseph Getty
  27. Karen Montgomery
  28. Katherine Klausmeier
  29. Lisa Gladden
  30. Nancy Jacobs
  31. Nancy King
  32. Nathaniel McFadden
  33. Norman Stone
  34. Paul Pinsky
  35. Richard Colburn
  36. Richard Madaleno
  37. Robert Garagiola
  38. Robert Zirkin
  39. Roger Manno
  40. Ronald Young
  41. Roy Dyson
  42. Thomas Mac Middleton
  43. Thomas Mike Miller, Jr.
  44. Ulysses Currie
  45. Verna Jones-Rodwell
  46. Victor Ramirez
  47. William Ferguson, IV

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 2 election, the Democratic Party held the majority in the Maryland State Senate:

Maryland State Senate
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 33 35
     Republican Party 14 12
Total 47 47


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
2010 111 $9,313,367
2008 47 $4,222,872
2006 115 $10,593,147
2004 47 $3,953,082
2002 118 $9,071,191

In 2010, the candidates running for state senate raised a total of $9,313,367 in campaign contributions. The top 10 donors were: [2]

Donor Amount
Lenett, Michael G $226,697
Helton, Arthur H $181,000
Maryland Realtors Association $139,665
Community Coalition Advocacy Slate $125,000
Service Employees DC & Maryland State Council 54 $98,800
Dearmon, Donald M $81,092
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association $75,000
SEIU 1199 $66,500
Democratic Senate Slate $60,812
Health Policy Leadership Alliance $57,375


Incumbency

Unopposed incumbents

10 incumbents (23%) faced no competition in the November 2 general election.

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

Primary challenges

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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 did not run for re-election, while 44 incumbents (94%) ran for re-election. Of the 3 incumbents who did not seek re-election, there were 3 Republicans and no Democrats.

Incumbents who retired 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

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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) 12,105 Approveda Incumbent Edwards was first elected in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party George Edwards: 30,012 Green check mark transparent.png

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: 21,319 Green check mark transparent.png

Donald Munson (Write-in): 8,469

District 3

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Ronald Young (D) 4,892 Approveda
  • Don DeArmon (D) 2,523
  • Lisa Baugher (D) - Withdrew May 21, 2010
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Alex Mooney (R) 8,199 Approveda Incumbent Mooney was first elected in 1998.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ronald Young: 22,710 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Alex Mooney: 21,666

District 4

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • David R. Brinkley (R) 9,705 Approveda Incumbent Brinkley was first elected in 2002.
  • Kathryn Freed (R) 2,585

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Sara Trescott: 11,733
Republican Party David R. Brinkley: 31,522 Green check mark transparent.png

District 5

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
Note: Incumbent Larry Haines (R) did not seek re-election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Scott Stone: 14,070
Republican Party Joseph Getty: 36,425 Green check mark transparent.png

District 6

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Norman Stone (D) 5,336 Approveda Incumbent Stone was first elected in January 1966.
  • Jordan Hadfield (D) 4,575
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Norman Stone: 17,623 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bruce Kahl: 12,805

District 7

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
Note: Incumbent Andrew Harris (R) did not seek re-election but instead ran for the U.S. House of Representatives.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Rebecca Nelson: 14,848
Republican Party J.B. Jennings: 28,890 Green check mark transparent.png

District 8

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Dee Hodges (R) 4,155 Approveda
  • Benjamin Lawless (R) 1,633

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Katherine Klausmeier: 25,155 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Dee Hodges: 16,968

District 9

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Allan Kittleman (R) 10,314 Approveda Incumbent Kittleman was first elected in 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Adams: 18,198
Republican Party Allan Kittleman: 36,641 Green check mark transparent.png

District 10

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Delores Kelley (D) 10,472 Approveda Incumbent Kelley was first elected in 1994.
  • Pat Kelly (D) 2,945
  • Stephanie Boston (D) 2,110
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Delores Kelley: 37,327 Green check mark transparent.png

Stephanie Boston (Write-in): 438

District 11

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Robert Zirkin (D) 13,474 Approveda Incumbent Zirkin was first elected in 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: 38,730 Green check mark transparent.png

District 12

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Edward Kasemeyer: 24,981 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Rick Martel: 17,568

District 13

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • James Robey (D) 8,174 Approveda Incumbent Robey was first elected in 2006.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Robey: 28,258 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Kyle Lorton: 16,503

District 14

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections were held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats were 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 was 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: 24,422 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Eric Cary: 14,898

District 15

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert Garagiola: 25,648 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Dwight Patel: 14,570

District 16

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Brian Frosh (D) 13,043 Approveda Incumbent Frosh was first elected in 1994.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Jerry Cave (R) 2,519 Approveda
  • Meyer Marks (R) Note: Meyer Marks withdrew from the race on July 16, 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Brian Frosh: 30,762 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jerry Cave: 12,815

District 17

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Jennie Forehand (D) 4,129 Approveda Incumbent Forehand was first elected in 1994.
  • Cheryl Kagan (D) 3,773
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jennie Forehand: 23,508 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Adol Theo Owen-Williams II: 8,535

District 18

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Richard Madaleno (D) 8,734 Approveda Incumbent Madaleno was first elected in 2006.
  • Michael Griffiths (D) 2,364
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Richard Madaleno: 26,077 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Kurt Osuch: 8,755

District 19

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections were held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats were 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 was 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: 24,249 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Don Irvine: 11,320

District 20

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Jamie Raskin (D) 8,110 Approveda Incumbent Raskin was first elected in 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: 25,384 Green check mark transparent.png

District 21

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Jim Rosapepe (D) 7,037 Approveda Incumbent Rosapepe was first elected in 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: 23,331 Green check mark transparent.png

District 22

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Paul Pinsky (D) 7,636 Approveda Incumbent Pinsky was first elected in 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: 20,731 Green check mark transparent.png

District 23

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Douglas Peters (D) 10,284 Approveda Incumbent Peters was first elected in 2006.
  • Bobby Henry, Jr. (D) 5,121
  • Darrell Carrington (D) 968
  • Mike Anderson (D) 725
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Douglas Peters: 39,260 Green check mark transparent.png

District 24

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections were held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats were 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 was 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: 27,222 Green check mark transparent.png

District 25

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Ulysses Currie (D) 10,274 Approveda Incumbent Currie was first elected in 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: 31,189 Green check mark transparent.png

Jennifer Lowery-Bell (Write-in): 281

District 26

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • C. Anthony Muse (D) 11,529 Approveda Incumbent Muse was first elected in 2006.
  • Albert Chatmon (D) 2,642
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: 30,492 Green check mark transparent.png

District 27

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Vernon Hayes (R) 3,525 Approveda
  • Ron Miller (Maryland candidate) (R) - Withdrew April 13, 2010

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Thomas Mike Miller, Jr.: 36,286 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Vernon Hayes: 12,143

District 28

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Thomas Mac Middleton: 31,377 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jay Bala: 13,290

District 29

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Roy Dyson (D) 6,870 Approveda Incumbent Dyson was first elected in 1994.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Roy Dyson: 22,368 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Stephen Waugh: 21,090

District 30

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • John Astle (D) 8,256 Approveda Incumbent Astle was first elected in 1994.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Ron Elfenbein (R) 7,390 Approveda
  • Gary DeMoss (R) Note: DeMoss withdrew on June 11, 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Astle: 25,285 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ron Elfenbein: 24,146

District 31

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Bryan Simonaire (R) 6,693 Approveda Incumbent Simonaire was first elected in 2006.
  • William Capps (R) 1,323

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Edward Carey: 15,688
Republican Party Bryan Simonaire: 25,744 Green check mark transparent.png

District 32

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James DeGrange, Sr.: 24,831 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Larry Barber: 16,223

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) 6,838 Approveda Incumbent Reilly was first elected in 2002.
  • James King (R) 5,458
  • Brian Benjers (R) 886

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Edward R. Reilly: 43,500 Green check mark transparent.png

District 34

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Nancy Jacobs (R) 6,439 Approveda Incumbent Jacobs was first elected in 1998.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Arthur Helton, Jr.: 17,540
Republican Party Nancy Jacobs: 22,358 Green check mark transparent.png

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) 12,524 Approveda Incumbent Glassman was first elected in May 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Barry Glassman: 46,209 Green check mark transparent.png

District 36

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • E. J. Pipkin (R) 8,365 Approveda Incumbent Pipkin was first elected in 2002.
  • Donald Alcorn (R) 3,264

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Steven Mumford: 16,896
Republican Party E. J. Pipkin: 29,238 Green check mark transparent.png

District 37

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

  • Chris Robinson (D) 4,381 Approveda
  • Tim Quinn (D) 2,605
  • Christopher Jakubiak (D) 1,558
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
  • Richard Colburn (R) 7,957 Approveda Incumbent Colburn was first elected in 1994.
  • Paul Galanek (R) 2,427

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Chris Robinson: 18,164
Republican Party Richard Colburn: 26,365 Green check mark transparent.png

District 38

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:
Independent Independent candidate:
Note: Incumbent J. Lowell Stoltzfus (R) did not seek re-election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Mathias, Jr.: 23,559 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Michael James: 22,919
Independent Rick Carey Note: Carey did not appear on the November 2, general election ballot.

District 39

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

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Nancy King: 17,990 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Robert Smith: 9,724

District 40

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Catherine Pugh (D) 7,826 Approveda Incumbent Pugh was first elected in 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: 21,778 Green check mark transparent.png

District 41

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Lisa Gladden (D) 11,570 Approveda Incumbent Gladden was first elected in 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: 28,620 Green check mark transparent.png

District 42

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • James Brochin (D) 9,634 Approveda Incumbent Brochin was first elected in 2002.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Brochin: 24,346 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Kevin Carney: 17,320

District 43

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Joan Carter Conway (D) 9,259 Approveda Incumbent Conway was first elected in 1997.
  • Hector Torres (D) 4,070
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: 27,583 Green check mark transparent.png

District 44

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Verna Jones (D) 5,727 Approveda Incumbent Jones was first elected in 2002.
Republican Party September 14 Republican primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Verna Jones: 17,706 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bernard Reiter: 1,669

District 45

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Nathaniel McFadden (D) 7,397 Approveda Incumbent McFadden was first elected in 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: 23,159 Green check mark transparent.png

District 46

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Bill Ferguson (D) 5,248 Approveda
  • George Della (D) 3,641 Incumbent Della was first elected in 1982.
  • Andrew Galli (D) Note: Galli withdrew from the race on July 16, 2010.

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections were held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats were 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 was 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: 19,126 Green check mark transparent.png

District 47

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections were held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats were 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 was 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: 15,548 Green check mark transparent.png

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