United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2018

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United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2018
Maryland
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All 8 Maryland seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 7 1

The 2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland will be held on November 6, 2018, electing the eight U.S. Representatives from the State of Maryland, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the gubernatorial election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

District 1[edit]

The incumbent is Republican Andy Harris, who has represented the district since 2011. Harris was re-elected with 67% of the vote in 2016.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee included Maryland's 1st congressional district on its initial list of Republican-held seats considered targets in 2018.[1][2]

Democratic primary[edit]

  • Michael Brown
  • Jesse Colvin[3]
  • Allison Galbraith, small business owner[4]
  • Erik Lane
  • Michael Pullen, former attorney[5]
  • Steve Worton[6]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael Brown
Democratic Jesse Colvin
Democratic Allison Galbraith
Democratic Erik Lane
Democratic Michael Pullen
Democratic Steve Worton
Total votes 100

Republican primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Martin Elborn
Republican Andrew P. Harris
Republican Lamont Taylor
Total votes 100

District 2[edit]

The incumbent is Democrat Dutch Ruppersberger, who has represented the district since 2003. Ruppersberger was re-elected with 62% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jake Pretot
Democratic Dutch Ruppersberger
Total votes 100

Republican primary[edit]

  • Liz Matory, small business owner[9]
  • Hubert Owens Jr.
  • Mark Shell
  • Mitchell Toland Jr.

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Liz Matory
Republican Hubert Owens Jr.
Republican Mark Shell
Republican Mitchell Toland Jr.
Total votes 100

District 3[edit]

The incumbent is Democrat John Sarbanes, who has represented the district since 2007. Sarbanes was re-elected with 63% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adam DeMarco
Democratic John Rea
Democratic Eduardo Rosas
Democratic John Sarbanes
Total votes 100

Republican primary[edit]

  • Charles Anthony
  • Rob Seyfferth[13]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles Anthony
Republican Rob Seyfferth
Total votes 100

District 4[edit]

The incumbent is Democrat Anthony G. Brown, who has represented the district since 2017. Brown was elected with 74% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony G. Brown
Total votes 100

Republican primary[edit]

  • George McDermott

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George McDermott
Total votes 100

District 5[edit]

The incumbent is Democrat Steny Hoyer, who has represented the district since 1981. Hoyer was re-elected with 67% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dennis Fritz
Democratic Steny Hoyer
Total votes 100

Republican primary[edit]

  • William Devine III[14]
  • Johnny Rice[15]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William Devine III
Republican Johnny Rice
Total votes 100

District 6[edit]

The incumbent is Democrat John Delaney, who has represented the district since 2013. Delaney was re-elected with 56% of the vote in 2016.

Delaney is retiring to seek the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States in 2020.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Andrew J. Duck
Democratic George English
Democratic Christ Graves
Democratic Nadia Hashimi
Democratic Christopher Hearsey
Democratic Roger Manno
Democratic Aruna Miller
Democratic David Trone
Total votes 100

Republican primary[edit]

  • Kurt Elsasser, former U.S. Marine[22]
  • Amie Hoeber, former Deputy Under Secretary of the Army[23]
  • Lisa Lloyd, nurse practitioner[24]
  • Brad Rohrs, realtor

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kurt Elsasser
Republican Amie Hoeber
Republican Lisa Lloyd
Republican Brad Rohrs
Total votes 100

Endorsements[edit]

Aruna Miller
U.S. Senators
U.S. Representatives
State-level officials
State legislators
Organizations

District 7[edit]

The incumbent is Elijah Cummings, who has represented the district since 1996. Cummings was re-elected with 75% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

  • Anthony Carter, Sr.
  • Elijah Cummings, incumbent representative
  • John Moser
  • Charles Smith
  • Charles Stokes

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony Carter, Sr.
Democratic Elijah Cummings
Democratic John Moser
Democratic Charles Smith
Democratic Charles Stokes
Total votes 100

Republican primary[edit]

  • Ray Bly
  • Richmond Davis, attorney
  • Thomas Harris
  • William Newton[26]
  • Michael Pearson

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ray Bly
Republican Richmond Davis
Republican Thomas Harris
Republican William Newton
Republican Michael Pearson
Total votes 100

District 8[edit]

The incumbent is Democrat Jamie Raskin, who has represented the district since 2017. Raskin was elected with 61% of the vote in 2016.

Democratic primary[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Utam Paul
Democratic Jamie Raskin
Democratic Summer Spring
Total votes 100

Republican primary[edit]

  • Bridgette Cooper
  • John Walsh
  • Victor Williams

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bridgette Cooper
Republican John Walsh
Republican Victor Williams
Total votes 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cheney, Kyle (January 30, 2017). "Amid Democratic doldrums, DCCC identifies 2018 targets". Politico. Retrieved February 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ Sena, Dan (January 30, 2017). "House Democrats Playing Offense" (PDF). Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Retrieved February 11, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Power Briefing: Paul Ryan's retirement rocks Washington". POLITICO. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  4. ^ Bossert, Brandon (2017-05-13). "Galbraith announces run for Congress". WMDT. Retrieved 2017-05-13. 
  5. ^ Polk, Chris (August 14, 2017). "Michael Pullen announces congressional run". Dorchester Star. Retrieved August 14, 2017. 
  6. ^ jowens@cecilwhig.com, Jacob Owens. "Democrat Worton files for Congress". Cecil Daily. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  7. ^ "Candidate Survey: Martin Elborn for Congress, 1st District » Red Maryland". Red Maryland. 2018-03-08. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  8. ^ jbollinger@stardem.com, JOSH BOLLINGER. "First District candidate pool growing". MyEasternShoreMD. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  9. ^ "Liz Matory Enters The Race For US Congress In Maryland's 2nd Congressional District". Scott E's Blog. 2018-02-10. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  10. ^ "Maryland Matters | Government and Political News". Maryland Matters | Government and Political News. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  11. ^ Davis, Phil. "Annapolis Democrat Rea to challenge Sarbanes again for House seat". capitalgazette.com. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  12. ^ "Congressional District 3". Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  13. ^ "2018 Republican Candidates". Montgomery County Republican Party. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  14. ^ "William Devine III - Ballotpedia". Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  15. ^ "Johnny Rice for Congress". Strike Force of Prayer. 2017-10-23. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  16. ^ Gaines, Danielle E. (June 7, 2017). "Frederick County resident Andrew Duck kicks off 6th District race". Frederick News-Post. Retrieved October 6, 2017. 
  17. ^ photo, Courtesy. "Meet the candidate: George English for Congress in District 8". The Frederick News-Post. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  18. ^ Miner, Ryan (September 16, 2017). "DNadia Hashimi is running for Congress in CD-6". A Miner Detail. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  19. ^ Fritze, John (August 2, 2017). "Roger Manno announces bid for Rep. John Delaney's seat in Congress". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved October 6, 2017. 
  20. ^ "It's official: Aruna Miller is running for Congress from Maryland's 6th district". The American Bazaar. July 28, 2017. Retrieved October 6, 2017. 
  21. ^ Portnoy, Jenna (August 2, 2017). "David Trone jumps into race to succeed John Delaney in the U.S. House". The Washington Post. Retrieved October 6, 2017. 
  22. ^ dgaines@newspost.com, Danielle E. Gaines. "6th District candidate Kurt Elsasser wants to bring '21st Century' perspective to Congress". The Frederick News-Post. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  23. ^ PAC, John Bolton. "AMBASSADOR JOHN BOLTON ENDORSES AMIE HOEBER FOR U.S. CONGRESS IN MD-06". GlobeNewswire News Room. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  24. ^ dgaines@newspost.com, Danielle E. Gaines. "Republican Lisa Lloyd running for 6th District". The Frederick News-Post. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  25. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w Aruna Miller Endorsements
  26. ^ Dunn, Yvonne Wenger, Andrew. "Activists file federal lawsuit to challenge Baltimore primary". baltimoresun.com. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  27. ^ "Support Utam Paul on Crowdpac!". www.crowdpac.com. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites for first district candidates
Official campaign websites for second district candidates
Official campaign websites for third district candidates
Official campaign websites for fourth district candidates
Official campaign websites for fifth district candidates
Official campaign websites for sixth district candidates
Official campaign websites for seventh district candidates
Official campaign websites for eighth district candidates