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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.

"It isn't 'official' to political insiders until you see the candidate's name listed on Politics1." -- Governor Larry Hogan (2012)

Harry Hughes for Governor 1978

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline (Major Parties): January 24, 2020
Filing Deadline (Third Parties/Indep): August 3, 2020
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): October 15, 2020
Primary: April 28, 2020
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on December 10, 2019


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
[ Larry Hogan (R)* - Term-Limited in 2022. ]
Barry Glassman (R) - Harford County Executive, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Del & Ex-County Councilman
Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio (R) - State Natural Resources Secretary, Ex-State Del. & '14 Lt Gov Candidate
Allan Kittleman (R) - Ex-Howard County Executive, Ex-State Senate Minority Leader & Attorney
Joe Petro (R) - Liquor Store Owner
Boyd Rutherford (R) - Lt Governor, Ex-State Cabinet Secretary, Ex-USDA Official & Attorney
Kelly Schulz (R) - State Commerce Secretary, Ex-State Del. & Ex-Legislative Aide
Angela Alsobrooks (D) - Prince George's County Executive & Ex-Prince George's State's Attorney
Anthony Brown (D) - Congressman, Ex-Lt Governor, Ex-State Del., Attorney, Iraq War Veteran & '14 Nom.
John Delaney (D) - Ex-Congressman, Attorney, Businessman & '20 Pres Candidate
Peter Franchot (D) - State Comptroller, Ex-State Del & Army Veteran
Doug Gansler (D) - Ex-Attorney General, Ex-Montgomery County State's Attorney & '14 Candidate
Ben Jealous (D) - Ex-NAACP National President, Venture Capitalist & '18 Nominee
Clarence Lam (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del., Physician & Ex-Congressional Aide
Brooke Lierman (D) - State Del. & Attorney
Martin O'Malley (D) - Ex-Governor, Ex-Baltimore Mayor, Attorney & '16 Presidential Candidate
"Johnny O" Olszewski Jr. (D) - Baltimore County Executive, Ex-State Del. & Ex-Teacher
John Sarbanes (D) - Congressman & Attorney
David Trone (D) - Congressman & Wine Store Chain Owner
Ken Ulman (D) - Ex-Howard County Executive, Ex-County Councilman, Attorney & '14 Lt Gov Nominee
Mary Washington (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del., Nonprofit Group Official & Sociologist

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

George Mahoney for Governor 1958

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Boyd Rutherford (R)*

STATE COMPTROLLER:
Peter Franchot (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Erek Barron (D) - State Del., Attorney & Ex-Congressional Aide
Kumar Barve (D) - State Del. & Accountant
Brian Feldman (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del. & Attorney
Joseph Griffin (D) - Montgomery County Register of Wills
Brooke Lierman (D) - State Del. & Attorney
Cory McCray (D) - State Sen., State Democratic Chair & Ex-State Del.
Jim Rosapepe (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del., Ex-US Ambassador to Romania & Businessman
Will Smith (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del., Naval Reserve Officer, Attorney & Afghan War Veteran
David Brinkley (R) - State Budget Secretary, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Del. & Financial Consultant
Boyd Rutherford (R) - Lt Governor, Ex-State Cabinet Secretary, Ex-USDA Official & Attorney

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


GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House of Delegates

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

Ben Cardin (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2024.

Mac Mathias for Senate - 1974

Chris Van Hollen (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.
Michelle Smith (D)


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Andy Harris (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jorge Delgado (R) - Political Consultant & Ex-Congressional Aide
Erik Lane (D) - Businessman, Ex-Technology Consultant, Farmer & '18 Candidate
Mia Mason (D) - Retired Iraq/Afghan War Veteran, Trans Rights Activist & '18 US Sen Candidate

District 2:
C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Michael Feldman (D) - Community Organizer & Progressive Activist
Jake Pretot (D) - Clinical Research Software Developer & '18 Candidate
Tim Fazenbaker (R) - Businessman & '18 County Council Candidate
Carl Magee (R) - Senior Citizen Benefits Consultant, Ex-Police Officer & Frequent Candidate
Genevieve Morris (R) - Health Technology Consultant
Johnny Salling (R) - State Sen., Retired Steelworker & Army Veteran
Jeff Northcott (I) - Systems Engineer

Roy Dyson for Congress

District 3:
John Sarbanes (D)* - (Campaign Site)
John Rea (D) - Salesman & Frequent Candidate 
Charles Anthony (R) - Retired Army Officer, Retired Hospital Administrator & '18 Nominee
Evan Cronhardt (R) - Self-Employed Sub-Contractor, Laborer & '18 US Sen Candidate
Thomas "Pinkston" Harris (R) - Insurance Broker, Teacher & Frequent Candidate
Rob Seyfferth (R) - Grocery Store Clerk & '18 Candidate

District 4:
Anthony Brown (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Shelia Bryant (D) - Attorney, Retired USMC Colonel & Iraq War Veteran
Eric Loeb (R) - Technology Professional
George McDermott (R) - Construction Company Owner & Frequent Candidate

District 5:
Steny Hoyer (D)* - (House Majority Leader Site) - (Campaign Site)
Kevin Jones (D) - Army/Navy Veteran, Network Engineer & Yang Campaign Activist
Briana Urbina (D) - Attorney & Teacher
Mckayla Wilkes (D) - Administrative Assistant & College Student
Bryan Cubero (R) - Army Veteran
Lee Havis (R) - Nonprofit Group Executive & Educator
Kenneth Lee (R)
Chris Palombi (R) - Webmaster, High School Hockey Coach & Ex-Police Officer

Helen Delich Bentley for Congress

District 6:
David Trone (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Maxwell Bero (D) - Teacher
Preeti Panchal (D) - Intelligence Analyst

Terry Baker (R) - Washington County Commissioner

Kevin Caldwell (R) - Army Veteran & '18 Candidate
Neil Parrott (R) - State Del. & Traffic Engineer

District 7 - SPECIAL ELECTION:
PRIMARY: FEBRUARY 4, 2020- GENERAL: APRIL 28, 2020

[ Elijah Cummings (D)* - Died October 17, 2019. ]
T. Dan Baker (D) - International Public Health Professional & Peace Corps Veteran
Talmadge Branch (D) - State House Majority Whip & Ex-Congressional Aide
Alicia Brown (D)
Anthony Carter Sr. (D) - '18 Candidate
Jill Carter (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del. & Attorney
Matko Chullin III (D) - Home Improvement Contractor, Vietnam War Veteran & '90 State Del Candidate
Jay Fred Cohen (D) - Retired Attorney, Ex-Orphans Court Judge & '14 State Del Candidate
Nathaniel Costley (D) - '18 State Del. Candidate
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings (D) - Ex-State Democratic Chair, Lobbyist & Widow of Rep. Cummings
Jermyn "Mike" Davidson (D)
Darryl Gonzalez (D) - Teacher & School Counselor
Mark Gosnell (D) - Physician
Leslie Grant (D) - Dentist & Ex-National Dental Association President
Dan Hiegel (D)
Terri Hill (D) - State Del. & Surgeon
Jay Jalisi (D) - State Del. & Physician
Paul Konka (D) - College Professor, Accountant, Navy Veteran & '18 School Board Candidate
F. Michael Higginbotham (D) - Law Professor, Attorney & Author
Kweisi Mfume (D) - Ex-Congressman, Ex-NAACP Pres., Ex-Baltimore City Councilman & '06 US Sen Candidate
Adrian Petrus (D) - Frequent Candidate
Saafir Rabb (D) - Business Consultant
Charles Smith (D) - Retired/Disabled Army NCO, Pastor, Community Activist & Frequent Candidate
Harry Spikes (D) - Congressional Aide & '14 State Del. Candidate
Charles Stokes (D) - '18 Candidate
James Arnold (R)
Ray Bly (R) - Storage Yard Owner, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate 
Brian Brown (R)
Reba Hawkins (R) - Cleaning Service Owner, Nonprofit Group Founder & Trump Campaign Activist
Kim Klacik (R) - Event Coordinator, Nonprofit Group Founder & GOP Activist
Liz Matory (R) - Business Consultant & Frequent Candidate
William Newton (R) - Retired Auto Repair Shop Owner, GOP Activist & Frequent Candidate

District 7 - REGULAR ELECTION:
[ Elijah Cummings (D)* - Died October 17, 2019. ]
T. Dan Baker (D) - International Public Health Professional & Peace Corps Veteran
Talmadge Branch (D) - State House Majority Whip & Ex-Congressional Aide
Alicia Brown (D)
Anthony Carter Sr. (D) - '18 Candidate
Jill Carter (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del. & Attorney
Matko Chullin III (D) - Home Improvement Contractor, Vietnam War Veteran & '90 State Del Candidate
Jay Fred Cohen (D) - Retired Attorney, Ex-Orphans Court Judge & '14 State Del Candidate
Nathaniel Costley (D) - '18 State Del. Candidate
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings (D) - Ex-State Democratic Chair, Lobbyist & Widow of Rep. Cummings
Jermyn "Mike" Davidson (D)
Darryl Gonzalez (D) - Teacher & School Counselor
Mark Gosnell (D) - Physician
Leslie Grant (D) - Dentist & Ex-National Dental Association President
Dan Hiegel (D)
Terri Hill (D) - State Del. & Surgeon
Jay Jalisi (D) - State Del. & Physician
Paul Konka (D) - College Professor, Accountant, Navy Veteran & '18 School Board Candidate
F. Michael Higginbotham (D) - Law Professor, Attorney & Author
Kweisi Mfume (D) - Ex-Congressman, Ex-NAACP Pres., Ex-Baltimore City Councilman & '06 US Sen Candidate
Adrian Petrus (D) - Frequent Candidate
Saafir Rabb (D) - Business Consultant
Charles Smith (D) - Retired/Disabled Army NCO, Pastor, Community Activist & Frequent Candidate
Harry Spikes (D) - Congressional Aide & '14 State Del. Candidate
Charles Stokes (D) - '18 Candidate
James Arnold (R)
Ray Bly (R) - Storage Yard Owner, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate 
Brian Brown (R)
Reba Hawkins (R) - Cleaning Service Owner, Nonprofit Group Founder & Trump Campaign Activist
Kim Klacik (R) - Event Coordinator, Nonprofit Group Founder & GOP Activist
Liz Matory (R) - Business Consultant & Frequent Candidate
Mekkah X Mohammed (R)
William Newton (R) - Retired Auto Repair Shop Owner, GOP Activist & Frequent Candidate

District 8:
Jamie Raskin (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Lih Young (D) - Economist, College Professor & Frequent Candidate
Nicholas Gladden (R)
Michael Yadeta (R) - Civil Engineering Project Manager



Kweisi Mfume for Congress

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Bread and Roses Party (BR)
Constitution Party of Maryland (C)
Maryland Democratic Party (D)
Maryland Green Party (G)
Libertarian Party of Maryland (L)
Maryland Republican Party (R)


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
` County Times
Laurel Leader
Maryland Daily Record (Business & Legal News)
Maryland Public Television (MPT)
Maryland Reporter
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)
WBFF TV-45 (FOX - Baltimore)
WHAG TV-25 (NBC - Hagerstown)
WBOC TV-16 (CBS - Salisbury)
WMDT TV-47 (ABC - Salisbury)

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