2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland

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2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland

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

The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect 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 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

District 2[edit]

The 2nd district encompasses the suburbs of Baltimore, including Brooklyn Park, Towson, Nottingham, and Dundalk, and also takes in a small portion of eastern Baltimore. The incumbent is Democrat Dutch Ruppersberger, who was re-elected with 66.0% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Michael Feldman[2]
  • Jake Pretot[2]
Potential[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Independents[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Jeff Northcott[2]

District 3[edit]

The 3rd district runs along the I-95 corridor from Annapolis into parts of southern and southeastern Baltimore and the northern Baltimore suburbs of Parkville and Pikesville. The district also stretches into the Washington, D.C. suburb of Olney. The incumbent is Democrat John Sarbanes, who was re-elected with 69.1% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Carole Brown, attorney[3]
  • John M. Rea
Potential[edit]

District 4[edit]

The 4th district is encompasses parts of the Washington, D.C. suburbs located in Prince George's County, including Landover, Laurel, and Suitland. The district also extends into central Anne Arundel County, taking in Severna Park. The incumbent is Democrat Anthony G. Brown, who was re-elected with 78.1% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Shelia Bryant, attorney and military veteran[4]
Potential[edit]

District 5[edit]

The 5th district is based in southern Maryland, and encompasses Charles, St. Mary's, Calvert counties and a small portion of southern Anne Arundel County, as well as the Washington, D.C. suburbs of College Park, Bowie, and Upper Marlboro. The incumbent is Democrat Steny Hoyer, who was re-elected with 70.3% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Briana Urbina, former special education teacher and civil rights attorney[5]
  • Mckayla Wilkes, activist[6]
  • Steny Hoyer, incumbent U.S. Representative.[7]

Endorsements[edit]

McKayla Wilkes
Federal politicians
Organizations

District 6[edit]

The 6th district is based in western Maryland, and covers all of Garrett, Allegany, Washington counties, and parts of Frederick County. The district also extends south into the Washington, D.C. suburbs located in Montgomery County, including Potomac and Germantown. The incumbent is Democrat David Trone, who was elected with 59.0% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

District 7[edit]

The 7th district is centered around the city of Baltimore, and includes Downtown Baltimore as well as northern and western Baltimore. The district also extends into the western Baltimore suburbs of Woodlawn, Catonsville, and Columbia, and rural northern Baltimore County. The incumbent is Democrat Elijah Cummings, who was re-elected with 76.4% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Mark Gosnell, physician[12]
Potential[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Wasserman, David; Flinn, Ally (November 7, 2018). "2018 House Popular Vote Tracker". Cook Political Report. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Wood, Pamela (August 21, 2019). "Baltimore County state Sen. Salling to seek GOP nomination to challenge Democratic Rep. Ruppersberger". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved August 23, 2019.
  3. ^ "Carole Brown: Why I'm running for Congress in Maryland's 3rd District". Capital Gazette. July 30, 2019. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  4. ^ Kurtz, Josh (July 8, 2019). "Military Vet Says She'll Challenge Brown in Congressional Primary". Maryland Matters. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  5. ^ https://www.marylandmatters.org/2019/06/30/meet-the-women-taking-on-hoyer-hoping-to-become-the-next-aoc/
  6. ^ Wilkes, Mckayla [@MeetMckayla] (March 25, 2019). "I'm so excited to announce that I am running to represent Maryland's 5th Congressional District!" (Tweet). Retrieved March 26, 2019 – via Twitter.
  7. ^ "Hoyer for Congress".
  8. ^ Gravel, Mike (August 6, 2019). "And the list of 67,000 active donors we compiled will be invaluable in helping Democrats like @MeetMckayla and @JDScholten—we hope to use it to aid progressive candidates as they wrest power from the establishment". @MikeGravel. Twitter.
  9. ^ Baird, Addy (September 10, 2019). "A Major Progressive Group That Backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Endorsing Another Young Woman Trying To Take Down A Top Democrat". BuzzFeed News.
  10. ^ Wiggins, Ovetta (November 9, 2018). "GOP state delegate weighs run for Maryland's yet-to-be-redrawn 6th district". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  11. ^ https://parrottforcongress.org/
  12. ^ "Dr. Mark Gosnell From Elkridge Is Running For U.S. Congress In 2020". Scott E's Blog. May 29, 2019. Retrieved August 14, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites for 2nd district candidates
Official campaign websites for 3rd district candidates
Official campaign websites for 4th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 5th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 6th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 7th district candidates