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Contents
1 2014 elections
1.1 Races to watch in Maryland
1.2 Elections by type
2 Voting in Maryland
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References



Maryland

The state of Maryland will hold elections in 2014. Below are the dates of note:

2014 elections and events in Maryland
Signature filing deadline for party candidates February 25, 2014 Red padlock.png
Petition drive deadline for ballot measures May 31, 2014 Red padlock.png
Voter registration deadline for primary election June 3, 2014 Red padlock.png
Primary election date June 24, 2014 Red padlock.png
Filing deadline for independent and minor party candidates for general election August 4, 2014
Voter registration deadline for general election October 14, 2014
General election date November 4, 2014
Statewide ballot measures November 4, 2014
School board elections (11) November 4, 2014

Below are the types of elections that are scheduled in Maryland in 2014:

On the 2014 ballot
Find current election news and links here.
U.S. Senate Unscheduled electiond
U.S. House Scheduled electiona
State Executives Scheduled electiona
State Senate Scheduled electiona
State House Scheduled electiona
State Central Committee Scheduled electiona
Statewide ballot measures (2 measures) Scheduled electiona
Local ballot measures Unscheduled electiond
School boards Scheduled electiona

2014 elections

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Races to watch in Maryland

Maryland State Legislature


See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014 and Maryland House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Heading into the election, the Democratic Party controls the chamber.

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Heading into the election, the Democratic Party controls the chamber.

Elections by type

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Contents
1 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Maryland
1.1 Partisan breakdown
1.2 Incumbents
1.3 List of candidates by district
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U.S. House of Representatives elections in Maryland

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2014 and United States House of Representatives elections, 2014

The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Maryland will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect eight candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
February 25, 2014
June 24, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Maryland is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote in their primary election and generally close it to all voters except those registered with their party.[1]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by June 3, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 14, 2014.[2]

See also: Maryland elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown


Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds seven of the eight congressional seats from Maryland.

Members of the U.S. House from Maryland -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 7 Pending
     Republican Party 1 Pending
Total 8 8

Incumbents


Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the eight congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Andy Harris Ends.png Republican 1
Dutch Ruppersberger Electiondot.png Democratic 2
John Sarbanes Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Donna Edwards Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Steny Hoyer Electiondot.png Democratic 5
John Delaney Electiondot.png Democratic 6
Elijah Cummings Electiondot.png Democratic 7
Chris Van Hollen Electiondot.png Democratic 8

List of candidates by district


Red padlock.png Note: The filing deadline for candidates was February 25, 2014.

1st Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Failed to submit petitions

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Party Candidates

5th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Primary

6th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Failed to submit petition

Withdrew prior to primary

7th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Party Candidates

8th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

Failed to file petition

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State executive official elections in Maryland

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See also: Maryland state executive official elections, 2014 and State executive official elections, 2014
Contents
1 State executive official elections in Maryland
2 List of candidates by office
2.1 Governor/Lieutenant Governor
2.2 Attorney General
2.3 Down ballot offices

Four state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Maryland.

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Maryland:

List of candidates by office

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Governor/Lieutenant Governor


General election

Democratic Party Anthony Brown/Ken Ulman[17][18]
Republican Party Larry Hogan/Boyd Rutherford[19]
Libertarian Party Shawn Quinn/Lorenzo Gaztanaga[20]

Lost in primary

Democratic Party Doug Gansler/Jolene Ivey[21][22]
Democratic Party Ralph Jaffe/Freda Jaffe[19][23]
Democratic Party Heather Mizeur/Delman Coates[24][25][26]
Democratic Party Charles Smith/Clarence Tucker[19]
Democratic Party Cindy Walsh/Mary Elizabeth Wingate-Pennacchia[19]
Republican Party David Craig/Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio[27][28][29]
Republican Party Ron George/Shelley Aloi[30][31][32]
Republican Party Charles Lollar/Ken Timmerman[33]

Attorney General


Democratic Party Brian Frosh - Member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 16[34][35]
Republican Party Jeffrey Pritzker[36]
Libertarian Party Leo Wayne Dymowski[36]

Down ballot offices


Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Comptroller Peter Franchot
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2007 Yes[39][40] Democratic Party Peter Franchot

Republican Party William H. Campbell[37]

Independent Anjali Reed Phukan[38]
Pending Pending

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State Senate election in Maryland

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See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2014 and State legislative elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Maryland State Senate:

Maryland State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 35 Pending
     Republican Party 12 Pending
Total 47 47

List of candidates by district

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District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35] • District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47

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State House elections in Maryland

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See also: Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014 and State legislative elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 24, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Maryland House of Delegates:

Maryland House of Representatives
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 98 Pending
     Republican Party 43 Pending
Total 141 141

List of candidates by district

Red padlock.png Note: The filing deadline for candidates was February 25, 2014.

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47District 48District 49District 50District 51District 52District 53District 54District 55District 56District 57District 58District 59District 60District 61District 62District 63District 64District 65District 66District 67District 68District 69District 70District 71District 72District 73District 74District 75District 76District 77District 78District 79District 80District 81District 82District 83District 84District 85District 86District 87District 88District 89District 90District 91District 92District 93District 94District 95District 96District 97District 98District 99District 100District 101District 102District 103District 104District 105District 106District 107District 108District 109District 110District 111District 112District 113District 114District 115District 116District 117District 118District 119District 120District 121District 122District 123District 124District 125District 126District 127District 128District 129District 130District 131District 132District 133District 134District 135District 136District 137District 138District 139District 140District 141

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Statewide ballot measure elections in Maryland

See also: Maryland 2014 ballot measures and 2014 ballot measures

Two ballot measures have been certified for the 2014 ballot in the state of Maryland. The one legislatively-referred constitutional amendment relates to the state transportation fund.

On the ballot


November 4:

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Question 1 Gov't Finances Creates a transportation trust fund for funding state transportation systems
LRCA Question 2 Elections Permits a county charter to provide for filling vacancies in county executive offices through special elections

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School board elections in Maryland

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See also: List of school board elections in 2014 and Maryland school board elections, 2014

In 2014, 665 of America's largest school districts are holding elections for 2,158 seats. These elections will take place in 37 states.


State elections


A total of 11 Maryland school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 42 seats. Each district scheduled elections on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Maryland's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 526,654 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[41] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Maryland School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Calvert County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 16,795
Carroll County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 27,334
Cecil County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 15,937
Charles County Public Schools 11/4/2014 7 7 26,850
Frederick County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 40,188
Harford County Public Schools 11/4/2014 6 9 38,394
Howard County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 50,994
Montgomery County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 144,023
Prince George's County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 9 126,662
St. Mary's County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 17,271
Washington County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 22,206



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Voting in Maryland

See also: Voting in Maryland

Important voting information

  • Maryland is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote in their primary election and generally close it to all voters except those registered with their party.[1]
  • As of September 2014, Maryland is one of the 15 states that have implemented online voter registration. Residents can register online at this website

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Maryland, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

Maryland is one of 33 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins on the second Thursday prior to election and ends on the Thursday before the election.[42] The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Maryland ranked 19th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Maryland received an overall score of 67%.[43]

See also

References

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  2. Maryland State Board of Elections Website, "Voter Registration Introduction," accessed January 3, 2014
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 Maryland Elections, "Candidate Listing," accessed February 22, 2014
  4. Chestertownspy.com "Dr. John LaFerla Announces 2014 Run For First District" April 2013
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  6. My Eastern Shore MD, "Centreville-raised Tilghman to make run for Congress," accessed August 29, 2013
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  11. Nancy Hoyt for Congress, "Home," accessed January 27,2014
  12. Steny Hoyer for Congress, "Congressman Hoyer Files For Re-Election, September 6, 2013
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  17. Examiner.com, "Filed for 2014 Maryland governor expands," May 28, 2012
  18. The Washington Post, "New candidates to step forward Monday in Maryland’s race for governor," June 2, 2013
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 Maryland State Board of Elections, 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election State Candidates List, February 26, 2014
  20. Libertarian Party of Maryland, "2014 Candidates," accessed December 16, 2013
  21. WBAL.com, "Gansler announces runningmate," October 14, 2013
  22. Baltimore News Journal, "Attorney General Doug Gansler kicks off bid for governor," September 23, 2013
  23. Vote for Ralph Jaffe, Home, accessed December 23, 2013
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  25. Baltimore Sun, "Mizeur makes smart moves as candidate for governor," November 14, 2013
  26. The Huffington Post, "Heather Mizeur Running For Governor Of Maryland," July 17, 2013
  27. The Washington Post, "Craig touts experience, takes aim at taxes in advance of run for Md. governor," May 31, 2013
  28. David Craig.com, "Main page," accessed May 30, 2012
  29. Southern Maryland Newspapers Online, Craig announces gubernatorial running mate, July 17, 2013
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  33. '"Charles Lollar for Governor 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 9, 2013
  34. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named frosh
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  36. 36.0 36.1 Maryland State Board of Elections, 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election State Candidates List, February 26, 2014
  37. William H. Campbell for Comptroller 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 9, 2013
  38. State Board of Elections, 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election State Candidates List, February 26, 2014
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  40. Baltimore Sun, "Franchot says he won't run for governor," December 11, 2012
  41. National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014
  42. Maryland State Board of Elections Website, "Early Voting," accessed December 19, 2013
  43. Pew Charitable Trusts, "Election Performance Index Report," accessed April 23, 2014