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"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

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): February 9, 2024
Filing Deadline (Third Parties/Indep): August 5, 2024
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): October 17, 2024
Primary: May 14, 2024
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on September 26, 2023


Wes Moore (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2026.

Spiro Agnew for Governor - 1966

Aruna Miller (D)*

Brooke Lierman (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Anthony Brown (D)* - (Campaign Site)


State House of Delegates - (Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus)

State Senate
- (Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus)


[ Ben Cardin (D)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Angela Alsobrooks (D) - Prince George's County Executive & Ex-State's Attorney

Jon Cardin (D) - State Del., Attorney, '14 Atty Gen Candidate & Nephew of US Sen Ben Cardin

Marcellus Crews (D) - Businessman
Juan Dominguez (D) - Telecom Executive & Gulf War Veteran
Brian Frydenborg (D) - Foreign Policy Analyst & Journalist
Will Jawando (D) - Montgomery County Councilman, Attorney & '16 US Rep Candidate
Jerome Segal (D) - Retired College Professor, Socialist Activist & Frequent Candidate
Steve Seuferer (D) - IT Professional & USAF Veteran
David Trone (D) - Congressman & Businessman
Andrew "AJ" Wildman (D) - Writer & Frequent Candidate
Ray Bly (R) - Storage Yard Owner, Vietnam War Veteran, Felon & Frequent Candidate
Robin Ficker (R) - Ex-State Del., Real Estate Broker, Disbarred Attorney & Frequent Candidate
Lorie Friend (R) - Nurse & '22 Candidate
Christopher Puleo (R) - Cybersecurity Consultant & Navy Veteran
Moshe Landman (G) - Attorney, Investor Relations Manager & Mortgage Broker
Shaunesi DeBerry (I)
Emmanuel Osuchukwu (I) - Security Guard

Mac Mathias for Senate - 1974

Chris Van Hollen (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2028.


District 1:
Andy Harris (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Chris Bruneau (R) - Damage Restoration Building Contractor
Blane Miller (D) - Consultant, Navy Veteran, Ex-Republican & '22 County Exec Nominee
Blessing Oluwadare (D) - Customer Service Agent
Isaac Toyos (D) - Military Contractor & Army Veteran
Christen Johnson (I)

District 2:
C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Michele Guyton (D) - State Del., Ex-State Board of Education Member & Psychologist
Shelly Hettleman (D) - State Sen. & Ex-State Del.
Adrienne Jones (D) - State House Speaker & Ex-Baltimore County Official

Bryan Moore (D)

Johnny Olszewski (D) - Baltimore County Executive & Ex-State Del.

Clint Spellman Jr. (D) - Insurance Agent
Dave Wallace (R) - Businessman & Frequent Candidate

Roy Dyson for Congress

District 3:
John Sarbanes (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Kristin Lyman Nabors (D) - Clinical Research Nurse
Bertony Paul (R) - Businessman

District 4:
Glenn Ivey (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Elijah Coker (D)
Celeste Iroha (D) - Registered Medical Assistant & Gun Control Activist
Gabriel Njinimbot (D) - IT Consultant & Law School Graduate
George McDermott (R) - Construction Company Owner & Frequent Candidate

District 5:
Steny Hoyer (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Andrea Crooms (D) - Prince George's County Environmental Director, Attorney & Engineer

Brian Crosby (D) - State Del., Military Contractor & Afghan War Veteran
Michael Jackson (D) - State Sen., Ex-Prince George's County Sheriff & USMC Veteran

Sean McKelvey (D) - Public Affairs Specialist
Joey Thompson (D)
Mckayla Wilkes (D) - Administrative Assistant & '20/'22 Candidate

C.T. Wilson (D) - State Del., Attorney & Army Veteran  

Michelle Talklngton (R) - Businesswoman, Youth Minister & '22 St Sen Nominee

Helen Delich Bentley for Congress

District 6:
[ David Trone (D)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2024. ]
Brian Feldman (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del. & Attorney
Jan Gardner (D) - Ex-Frederick County Executive, Ex-County Commissioner & Ex-Congressional Aide

George Gluck (D) - IT Consultant, Progressive Activist & Frequent Candidate
Geoffrey Grammer (D) - Psyciatrist, Army Reserve Colonel & Iraq War Veteran
Ashwani Jain (D) - Nonprofit Executive, Ex-Obama White Houe Aide, '22 Gov Candidate & '18 Local Candidate
Lesley Lopez (D) - State Del. & Ex-Congressional Aide
Tekesha Martinez (D) - Hagerstown Mayor
Mia Mason (D) - Iraq/Afghan War Veteran, Trans Rights Activist, '20 Candidate & '18 US Sen Candidate

April McClain-Delaney (D) - State Commerce Dept Official & Wife of Ex-US Rep John Delaney

Stephen McDow (D) - Business Developmemnt Manager

Lily Qi (D) - State Del. & Montgomery County Asst Chief Administrative Officer

Joel Rubin (D) - Ex-Chevy Chase City Councilor, Ex-US State Dept Official & '16 Candidate
Laurie-Anne Sayles (D) - Montgomery County Councilwoman & Ex-Public Health Consultant

Ben Smilowitz (D) - Disaster Relief Acountability Group Executive Director & '22 Candidate
Krish Vignarajah (D) - Attorney, Ex-Obama White House Official & '18 Gov Candidate

Joe Vogel (D) - State Del. & Democratic Activist
Destiny Drake West (D) - Federal Agency Program Specialist & Ex-Legislative Analyst
Heath Barnes (R) - Woodsboro Mayor, Ex-State GOP Vice Chair & '22 St Del Candidate

Jason Buckel (R) - State House Minority Leader & Attorney
Dan Cox (R) - Ex-State Del., Attorney, QAnon Conspiracy Theorist & '22 Gov Nominee

Chris Hyser (R) - Retired Police Officer
Neil Parrott (R) - Ex-State Del., Traffic Engineer & '20/'22 Nominee

Jesse Pippy (R) - State House Minority Whip & Attorney

Todd Puglisi (R) - Grocery Store Clerk & '22 US Sen Candidate
Mariela Roca (R) - Medical Logistics Specialist, USAF Veteran & '22 Candidate
Tom Royals (R) - Business Development Manager & Navy Veteran
Brenda Thiam (R) - Ex-State Del., Behavioral Health Specialist & Educator

District 7:
Kweisi Mfume (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Tashi Davis (D) - Project Manager, Ex-Police Officer, Navy Veteran & '22 Candidate
Scott Collier (R) - Construction Contractor & Frequent Candidate

Lorrie Sigley (R) - Nurse & '22 Candidate

District 8:
Jamie Raskin (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Kweisi Mfume for Congress


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