United States Senate election in Maryland, 2000
Sarbanes: 50–60% 60–70% 80–90%
Rappaport: 50–60% 60–70%
The 2000 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 7, 2000. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes won re-election to a fifth term.
Rappaport won the Republican primary against S. Rob Sobhani, Ross Zimmerman Pierpont, Robin Ficker, Kenneth R. Timmerman, Kenneth Wayman and John Stafford through a grassroots movement with a plurality of just 23%. Rappaport, a major underdog, pushed for three debates. The four-term incumbent agreed to one debate on October 26.
General election results
||Corrogan R. Vaughn (Write In)