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2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland

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2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland

← 2012 November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04) 2016 →

All 8 Maryland seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 7 1
Seats won 7 1
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 978,267 704,400
Percentage 57.44% 41.36%
Swing Decrease5.48% Increase8.16%

The 2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland were held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to elect the eight U.S. Representatives from the state of Maryland, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts. The elections coincided with other elections to the United States Senate and House of Representatives and various state and local elections, including the Governor of Maryland, Attorney General of Maryland and Comptroller of Maryland.

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2014[1]
Party Votes Percentage +/– Seats +/–
Democratic 978,267 57.44% -5.48% 7 -
Republican 704,400 41.36% +8.16% 1 -
Green 9,088 0.54% +0.15% -
Libertarian 8,898 0.52% -2.16% -
Others 2,384 0.14% -0.67% -
Totals 1,703,037 100.00% - 8 -
Popular vote
Democratic
57.44%
Republican
41.36%
Other
1.20%
House seats
Democratic
87.50%
Republican
12.50%

By district

Results of the 2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland by district:[2]

District Democratic Republican Others Total Result
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
District 1 73,843 29.49% 176,342 70.42% 233 0.09% 250,418 100.0% Republican Hold
District 2 120,412 61.32% 70,411 35.86% 5,531 2.82% 196,354 100.0% Democratic Hold
District 3 128,594 59.55% 87,029 40.30% 323 0.15% 215,946 100.0% Democratic Hold
District 4 134,628 70.18% 54,217 28.26% 2,992 1.56% 268,583 100.0% Democratic Hold
District 5 144,725 64.03% 80,752 35.72% 563 0.25% 226,040 100.0% Democratic Hold
District 6 94,704 49.70% 91,930 48.25% 3,902 2.05% 190,536 100.0% Democratic Hold
District 7 144,639 69.94% 55,860 27.01% 6,310 3.05% 206,809 100.0% Democratic Hold
District 8 136,722 60.74% 87,859 39.03% 516 0.23% 225,097 100.0% Democratic Hold
Total 978,267 57.44% 704,400 41.36% 20,370 1.20% 1,703,037 100.0%

District 1

The 1st district includes the entire Eastern Shore of Maryland as well as parts of Baltimore, Harford and Carroll counties. The incumbent is Republican Andrew P. Harris, who has represented the district since 2011. He was re-elected with 63% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of R+14.

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew P. Harris (incumbent) 45,477 77.9
Republican Jonathan Goff, Jr. 12,913 22.1
Total votes 58,390 100.0

Democratic primary

Candidates

Filed
  • John LaFerla, OB/GYN, candidate and Democratic-endorsed write-in candidate for the seat in 2012[5]
  • Bill Tilghman, retired attorney[6]
Withdrew
  • Bridget Kelly[7] (running for Maryland State Senate, District 35)
  • Kim Letke, candidate for the seat in 2012[3] (running for Maryland State Senate, District 7)
  • Joseph Werner (running for Harford County Executive)[7]
Primary results
Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Tilghman 19,937 57.1
Democratic John LaFerla 14,965 42.9
Total votes 34,902 100.0

General election

Maryland's 1st congressional district, 2014[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew P. Harris (incumbent) 176,342 70.4
Democratic Bill Tilghman 73,843 29.5
n/a Write-ins 233 0.1
Total votes 250,418 100.0
Republican hold

District 2

The 2nd district includes parts of Howard, Harford, Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties, as well as small portions of the City of Baltimore. The incumbent is Democrat Dutch Ruppersberger, who has represented the district since 2003. He was re-elected with 66% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+10. Ruppersberger considered running for Governor of Maryland in 2014 but decided against it.[9]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dutch Ruppersberger (incumbent) 43,614 77.6
Democratic Paul Rundquist 6,450 11.4
Democratic Blaine Taylor 6,164 11.0
Total votes 56,228 100.0

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Banach 14,990 100.0

General election

Maryland's 2nd congressional district, 2014[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dutch Ruppersberger (incumbent) 120,412 61.3
Republican David Banach 70,411 35.9
Green Ian Schlakman 5,326 2.7
n/a Write-ins 205 0.1
Total votes 196,354 100.0
Democratic hold

District 3

The 3rd district includes parts of Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery and Anne Arundel counties, as well as a significant part of the City of Baltimore. The incumbent is Democrat John Sarbanes, who has represented the district since 2007. He was re-elected with 67% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+9.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Sarbanes (incumbent) 54,926 85.2
Democratic Matthew Molyett 9,564 14.8
Total votes 64,490 100.0

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed
  • Thomas E. "Pinkston" Harris, insurance broker, nominee for the seat in 2008 and candidate for the seat in 2010 and 2012[3]
  • Michael Jackson, landscape company supervisor, candidate for the 1st district in 1992 and for the 3rd district in 2002[3]
  • Charles A. Long, retired Johns Hopkins University chemistry professor[3]
Primary results
Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles A. Long 7,597 43.6
Republican Thomas E. "Pinkston" Harris 7,303 41.9
Republican Michael Jackson 2,524 14.5
Total votes 17,424 100.0

General election

Maryland's 3rd congressional district, 2014[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Sarbanes (incumbent) 128,594 59.6
Republican Charles A. Long 87,029 40.3
n/a Write-ins 323 0.1
Total votes 215,946 100.0
Democratic hold

District 4

The 4th district includes parts of Prince George's, Montgomery, and Anne Arundel counties. The incumbent is Democrat Donna Edwards, who has represented the district since 2008. She was re-elected with 77% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+26.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Filed
Withdrew
  • Dawit H. Gebreyesus[3]
Primary results
Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Donna Edwards (incumbent) 53,648 87.0
Democratic Warren Christopher 8,021 13.0
Total votes 61,669 100.0

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Nancy Hoyt 5,368 37.6
Republican Greg Holmes 3,469 24.3
Republican George McDermott 2,740 19.2
Republican John R. Graziani 2,695 18.9
Total votes 14,272 100.0

General election

Maryland's 4th congressional district, 2014[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Donna Edwards (incumbent) 134,628 70.2
Republican Nancy Hoyt 54,217 28.3
Libertarian Arvin Vohra 2,795 1.5
n/a Write-ins 197 0.1
Total votes 191,837 100.0
Democratic hold

District 5

The 5th district includes all of Charles, St. Mary's, and Calvert counties, as well as portions of Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties. The incumbent is Democrat Steny Hoyer, the House Minority Whip, who has represented the district since 1981. He was re-elected with 69% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+14.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steny Hoyer (incumbent) 57,240 100.0

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chris Chaffee 8,137 41.6
Republican Mark Kenneth Arness 6,050 30.9
Republican Tom Potter 5,374 27.5
Total votes 19,561 100.0

General election

Maryland's 5th congressional district, 2014[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steny Hoyer (incumbent) 144,725 64.0
Republican Chris Chaffee 80,752 35.7
n/a Write-ins 563 0.3
Total votes 226,040 100.0
Democratic hold

District 6

The 6th district includes the entire Maryland Panhandle including all of Garrett, Allegany and Washington counties as well as portions of Montgomery and Frederick counties. The incumbent is Democrat John Delaney, who has represented the district since 2013. He was elected with 59% of the vote in 2012 against Republican incumbent Roscoe Bartlett and the district has a PVI of D+4. Delaney considered running for Governor of Maryland in 2014 but decided against it.[12]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Delaney (incumbent) 33,289 100.0

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed
Withdrew
Primary results
Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Bongino 23,933 83.5
Republican Harold W. Painter, Jr. 4,718 16.5
Total votes 28,651 100.0

General election

Maryland's 6th congressional district, 2014[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Delaney (incumbent) 94,704 49.7
Republican Dan Bongino 91,930 48.2
Green George Gluck 3,762 2.0
n/a Write-ins 140 0.1
Total votes 190,536 100.0
Democratic hold

District 7

The 7th district includes just over half of the City of Baltimore, most of the majority African American sections of Baltimore County, and the majority of Howard County, Maryland. The incumbent is Democrat Elijah Cummings, who has represented the district since 1996. He was re-elected with 77% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+24.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elijah Cummings (incumbent) 69,790 90.6
Democratic Alexander Bryant 4,786 6.2
Democratic Fred Donald Dickson, Jr. 2,460 3.2
Total votes 77,036 100.0

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Corrogan R. Vaughn 6,293 54.8
Republican Ray Bly 5,195 45.2
Total votes 11,488 100.0

General election

Maryland's 7th congressional district, 2014[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elijah Cummings (incumbent) 144,639 69.7
Republican Corrogan R. Vaughn 55,860 27.2
Libertarian Scott Soffen 6,103 3.0
n/a Write-ins 207 0.1
Total votes 206,809 100.0
Democratic hold

District 8

The 8th district includes parts of Carroll, Frederick and Montgomery counties. The incumbent is Democrat Chris Van Hollen, who has represented the district since 2003. He was re-elected with 63% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+11.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Filed
Primary results
Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris Van Hollen (incumbent) 60,556 91.3
Democratic George English 3,834 5.8
Democratic Lih Young 1,950 2.9
Total votes 66,240 100.0

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed
  • Dave Wallace, candidate for the State House of Delegates in 2006 and 2010 and for the seat in 2012[3]
Primary results
Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Wallace 22,648 100.0

General election

Maryland's 8th congressional district, 2014[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris Van Hollen (incumbent) 136,722 60.7
Republican Dave Wallace 87,859 39.0
n/a Write-ins 516 0.3
Total votes 225,097 100.0
Democratic hold

See also

References

  1. ^ Maryland State Board of Elections. "2014 Election Results". Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  2. ^ Haas, Karen L. (March 9, 2015). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2014". Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 28, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad "2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election State Candidates List". electionsmaryland.com. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Official 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election results for Representative in Congress". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
  5. ^ O'Donnell, Craig (April 8, 2013). "LaFerla takes long view". The Kent County News. Retrieved June 3, 2013.
  6. ^ "Centreville lawyer enters Eastern Shore Democratic congressional race". DelmarvaNow. September 23, 2013. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Second 1st District congressional candidate withdraws". DelmarvaNow. February 19, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h Maryland State Board of Elections. "2014 Election Results". Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  9. ^ Wagner, John (January 22, 2014). "Ruppersberger makes it official: He's not running for governor of Maryland". The Washington Post. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  10. ^ Fritze, John (2014-03-10). "Democrat with intel background to challenge Ruppersberger". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
  11. ^ a b "Ruppersberger won't campaign for governor". CapitalGazette. January 22, 2014. Archived from the original on February 27, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  12. ^ a b John Wagner (February 18, 2014). "Delaney, after looking at Md. governor's field, files to run for second term in Congress". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 19, 2014.
  13. ^ Wagner, John (June 1, 2013). "Bongino confirms bid for Congress rather than Maryland governor". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 2, 2013.
  14. ^ "Painter joins race for Dist. 6". The Sentinel. February 6, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  15. ^ "David E. Vogt Announces Bid For Md.'s 6th District Seat". CBS Baltimore. July 3, 2013. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  16. ^ Bethany Rodgers (January 29, 2014). "6th District congressional race loses one". Frederick News-Post. Retrieved February 27, 2014.

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