2000 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland

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2000 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland

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All 8 Maryland seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Seats before 4 4
Seats won 4 4
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 1,060,934 856,306
Percentage 55.06% 44.44%
Swing Increase 0.54% Decrease 1.04%

The 2000 congressional elections in Maryland were held on November 7, 2000, to determine the persons representing the state of Maryland in the United States House of Representatives. Maryland held eight seats in the House, apportioned according to the 1990 United States Census. Representatives were elected for two-year terms; those elected in 2000 served in the 107th Congress from January 3, 2001 until January 3, 2003.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2000[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Democratic 4 0 0 0 50% 55.06% 1,060,934 +0.54%
  Republican 4 0 0 0 50% 44.44% 856,306 -1.04%
  Constitution 0 0 0 0 0.36% 7,017 +0.36%
  Libertarian 0 0 0 0 0.01% 238 +0.01%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.01% 155 +0.01%
  Other parties 0 0 0 0 0.11% 2,114 +0.11%
Totals 8 0 0 100% 100% 1,926,764

District 1[edit]

2000 Maryland's 1st congressional district election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Wayne Gilchrest (inc.) 165,293 64.40 Decrease 4.79
Democratic Bennett Bozman 91,022 35.46 Increase 4.65
Write-in 367 0.14
Total votes 256,682 100.00
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

2000 Maryland's 2nd congressional district election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Robert Ehrlich (inc.) 178,556 68.56 Decrease 0.72
Democratic Kenneth Bosley 81,591 31.33 Increase 0.66
Write-in 285 0.11
Total votes 260,432 100.00
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

2000 Maryland's 3rd congressional district election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Benjamin Cardin (inc.) 169,347 75.66 Decrease 1.95
Republican Colin Harby 53,827 24.05 Increase 1.66
Write-in 644 0.29
Total votes 223,818 100.00
Democratic hold

District 4[edit]

2000 Maryland's 4th congressional district election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Albert Wynn (inc.) 172,624 87.20 Increase 1.48
Republican John Kimble 24,973 12.61 Decrease 1.67
Write-in 372 0.19
Total votes 197,969 100.00
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

2000 Maryland's 5th congressional district election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Steny Hoyer (inc.) 166,231 65.09 Decrease 0.28
Republican Thomas E. Hutchins 89,019 34.86 Increase 0.23
Write-in 125 0.05
Total votes 255,375 100.00
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

2000 Maryland's 6th congressional district election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 168,624 60.65 Decrease 2.77
Democratic Donald DeArmon 109,136 39.25 Increase 2.67
Write-in 285 0.10
Total votes 278,045 100.00
Republican hold

District 7[edit]

2000 Maryland's 7th congressional district election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Elijah Cummings (inc.) 134,066 87.07 Increase 1.33
Republican Kenneth Kondner 19,773 12.84 Decrease 1.42
Write-in 135 0.09
Total votes 153,974 100.00
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

2000 Maryland's 8th congressional district election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Constance Morella (inc.) 156,241 52.00 Decrease 8.32
Democratic Terry Lierman 136,840 45.54 Increase 5.90
Constitution Brian Saunders 7,017 2.34 New
Write-in 371 0.12
Total votes 300,469 100.00
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electioninfo/index.aspx
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Federal Elections 2000" (PDF). Federal Election Commission. June 2001.

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