2010 Maryland Comptroller election

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The Maryland Comptroller election of 2010, was held on November 2, 2010. Incumbent Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot ran for a second term and faced off against former Amtrak CFO William H. Campbell in the general election, whom he defeated in a landslide.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declined[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter Franchot (inc.) 393,587 100.00
Total votes 393,587 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • William H. Campbell, former Amtrak Chief Financial Officer
  • Brendan Madigan, political consultant
  • Armand F. Girard, math teacher

Results[edit]

Republican Primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William H. Campbell 135,318 63.49
Republican Brendan Madigan 54,095 25.38
Republican Armand F. Girard 23,721 11.13
Total votes 213,134 100.00

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Maryland Comptroller election, 2010[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Peter Franchot (inc.) 1,087,836 61.08% +2.11%
Republican William H. Campbell 691,461 38.82% -2.01%
Write-ins 1,779 0.10%
Majority 396,375 22.25% +4.11%
Turnout 1,781,096
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Wagner (June 20, 2011). "Feldman remains interested in Md. comptroller job". The Washington Post. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Maryland State Board of Elections. Elections.state.md.us (2010-09-29). Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  3. ^ Maryland State Board of Elections. Elections.state.md.us. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.