1790 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland

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Under Maryland law for the election for the 1st and 2nd Congresses "candidates were elected at-large but had to be residents of a specific district with the statewide vote determining winners from each district."

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Maryland 1 Michael J. Stone Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Pro-Administration gain.
Philip Key (Pro-Administration) 56.8%
Michael J. Stone (Anti-Administration) 43.2%
Maryland 2 Joshua Seney Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent re-elected. Joshua Seney (Anti-Administration) 57.1%
James Tilghman 42.9%
Maryland 3 Benjamin Contee Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Pro-Administration gain.
Winner later resigned due to questions of ineligibility due to his residence[1] and was replaced in a special election by John Francis Mercer (Anti-Administration).
William Pinkney (Pro-Administration) 61.6%
Benjamin Contee (Anti-Administration) 38.4%
Maryland 4 William Smith Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration hold.
Samuel Sterett (Anti-Administration) 100%
Maryland 5 George Gale Pro-Administration 1789 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Pro-Administration hold.
William V. Murray (Pro-Administration) 56.4%
George Gale (Pro-Administration) 43.6%
Maryland 6 Daniel Carroll Pro-Administration 1789 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration gain.
Upton Sheredine (Anti-Administration) 55.5%
Daniel Carroll (Pro-Administration) 44.5%

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  1. ^ "Second Congress (membership roster)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 6, 2013. Retrieved March 8, 2013.