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MARYLAND

Your complete directory of Maryland candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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George Mahoney for Governor 1958

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): January 2016
Filing Deadline (Third Parties/Independents): August 2016
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): October 2016
Primary: April 2016

This page was last updated on March 4, 2015


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Larry Hogan (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

Harry Hughes for Governor 1978

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Boyd Rutherford (R)*

STATE COMPTROLLER:
Peter Franchot (D)* - (Campaign Site)

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Brian Frosh (D)* - (Campaign Site)


GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House of Delegates

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

[ Barbara Mikulski (D)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Rushern Baker (D) - Prince George’s County Executive, Ex-State Del. & Attorney
Anthony Brown (D) - Ex-Lt. Governor, Ex-State House Majority Whip, Attorney & Iraq War Veteran & '14 Gov. Nominee
Elijah Cummings (D) - Congressman, State Del. & Attorney
John Delaney (D) - Congressman & Businessman
Donna Edwards (D) - Congresswoman & Attorney
Doug Gansler (D) - Ex-Attorney General, Ex-Montgomery County State's Attorney & '14 Gov. Candidate
Kevin Kamenetz (D) - Baltimore County Executive, Ex-Baltimore County Councilman & Attorney
Heather Mizeur (D) - Ex-State Del., DNC Member, Organic Farmer, Consultant & '14 Gov. Candidate
Tom Perez (D) - US Labor Secretary, Ex-USDOJ Official, Ex-Montgomery County Councilman & Attorney
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (D) - Baltimore Mayor, Ex-Baltimore City Council President & Attorney
Dutch Ruppersberger (D) - Congressman, Ex-Baltimore County Executive & Attorney
John Sarbanes (D) - Congressman & Attorney
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend (D) - Ex-Lt. Governor, Attorney & '02 Gov. Nominee

Chris Van Hollen (D) - Congressman, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Del. & Attorney

Dan Bongino (R) - Ex-Secret Service Agent, Ex-Police Officer, '10 US Rep. Nominee & '12 Nominee
Bob Ehrlich (R) - Ex-Governor, Ex-Congressman & Attorney
Kendel Ehrlich (R) - Ex-First Lady, Radio Talk Show Host & Attorney
Allan Kittleman (R) - Howard County Executive, Ex-State Senate Minority Leader, Ex-Howard County Councilman & Attorney
Boyd Rutherford (R) - Lt. Governor, Ex-USDA Official, Ex-State General Services Secretary & Attorney

Steve Schuh (R) - Anne Arundel County Executive, Ex-State Del. & Ex-Investment Banker
Kathy Szeliga (R) - State House Minority Whip & General Contractor

Greg Dorsey (Write-In) - Music Instructor & '14 State Sen. Candidate

Mac Mathias for Senate - 1974

Ben Cardin (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Andy Harris (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 2:
C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Dave Banach (R) - USMC Veteran, College Student & '14 Nominee

Bill Heine (R) - Project Management Specialist, Army Veteran & '14 County Council Candidate

Mark Shell (Libertarian) - IT Professional & '12/'14 Candidate

Roy Dyson for Congress

District 3:
John Sarbanes (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Plaster (R)

District 4:
Donna Edwards (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 5:
Steny Hoyer (D)* - (House Minority Whip Site) - (Campaign Site)
Kristin Beck (D) - Retired Navy SEAL & Transgender Activist

Helen Delich Bentley for Congress

District 6:
John Delaney (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Dan Bongino (R) - Ex-Secret Service Agent, Ex-Police Officer, '10 Nominee & '12 US Sen. Nominee

Xiangfei "Scott" Cheng (R) - Physician, College Instructor & '14 State Rep. Nominee

District 7:
Elijah Cummings (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 8:
[ Chris Van Hollen (D)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2016. ]
Roger Berliner (D) - Montgomery County Councilman, Attorney & Ex-Congressional Aide
Doug Duncan (D) - Ex-Montgomery County Executive, Ex-Rockville Mayor & Ex-Rockville City Councilman
Valerie Ervin (D) - Ex-Montgomery County Councilwoman & Ex-Montgomery County School Board Member
Bill Frick (D) - State Del. & Attorney
George Leventhal (D) - Montgomery County Councilman, Ex-Congressional Aide & Ex-State Legislative Aide
Rich Madaleno (D) - State Sen. & Ex-State Del.
Kathleen Matthews (D) - Hotel Executive, Ex-Local TV News Anchor & Wife of TV Show Host Chris Matthews
Heather Mizeur (D) - Ex-State Del., DNC Member, Organic Farmer, Consultant & '14 Gov. Candidate
Jamie Raskin (D) - State Senate Majority Whip & Attorney
Craig Rice (D) - Montgomery County Councilman, Ex-State Del. & Financial Consultant
Hans Riemer (D) - Montgomery County Councilman & Ex-Political Organizer


Kweisi Mfume for Congress

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Maryland
Maryland Democratic Party
Maryland Green Party
Libertarian Party of Maryland
Maryland Republican Party


STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Maryland State Board of Elections


Frank Mankiewicz for Congress 1974

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

The Capital (Annapolis)
Arbutus Times
Baltimore Business Journal
Baltimore Chronicle (Alternative)
Baltimore City Paper (Alternative)
Baltimore County Jeffersonian
Baltimore County North East Times
Baltimore Gay Paper
Baltimore Jewish Times
Baltimore Messenger
Baltimore Sun
Bowie Blade-News
Carroll County Times
Catonsville Times
Cecil County Post
University of Maryland Diamondback (College Park)
Columbia Flier
Cumberland Times-News
Deale Bay Weekly
Easton Star Democrat
Frederick News-Post
Gaithersburg Gazette
Hagerstown Herald-Mail
Howard County Times
Laurel Leader
Maryland Daily Record (Business & Legal News)
Maryland Public Television (MPT)
Montgomery County Journal
Mt. Airy Messenger
Oakland Republican
Owings Mills Times
PolitickerMD.com
Prince George's County Journal
Salisbury Daily Times
Takoma Voice
Towson Times
Washington Post
Washington Times

Bill Shepard for Governor - 1990

WBAL TV-11 (NBC - Baltimore)
WJZ TV-13 (CBS - Baltimore)
WMAR TV-2 (ABC - Baltimore)
WNUV TV-45 (FOX - Baltimore)
WHAG TV-25 (NBC - Hagerstown)
WBOC TV-16 (CBS - Salisbury)
WMDT TV-47 (ABC - Salisbury)

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