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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 (2010)

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): February 3, 2016
Filing Deadline (Third Parties/Independents): August 1, 2016
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): October 20, 2016
Primary: April 26, 2016

This page was last updated on May 20, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Larry Hogan (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Rushern Baker (D) - Prince George's County Executive, Ex-State Del. & Attorney
John Delaney (D) - Congressman & Businessman
Kevin Kamentetz (D) - Baltimore County Executive, Ex-Baltimore County Councilman & Attorney
Tom Perez (D) - US Labor Secretary, Ex-USDOJ Official, Ex-Montgomery County Councilman & Attorney
Dutch Ruppersberger (D) - Congressman, Ex-Baltimore County Executive & Attorney
Ken Ulman (D) - Ex-Howard County Executive, Ex-Howard County Councilman, Attorney & '14 Lt. Gov. Nominee

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. ]
Chris Van Hollen (D) - Congressman, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Del. & Attorney
Kathy Szeliga (R) - State House Minority Whip & General Contractor
Margaret Flowers (Green) - Pediatrician & Progressive Activist
Arvin Vohra (Libertarian) - Businessman, Educator & Frequent Candidate
Greg Dorsey (Independent) - Music Instructor & '14 State Sen. Candidate
Steve Gladstone (Independent) - Computer Programmer
Edward Shlikas (Independent) - Retired School Facility Manager & Ex-Teacher
Kay Young (Independent) - Diversity Consultant

Mac Mathias for Senate - 1974

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


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Andy Harris (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Joe Werner (D) - Attorney & Frequent Candidate
Matt Beers (Libertarian) - Navy Veteran & College Student

District 2:
C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Pat McDonough (R) - State Del., Businessman & Radio Show Host
Kristin Kasprzak (Libertarian) - Daycare Provider

Roy Dyson for Congress

District 3:
John Sarbanes (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Plaster (R) - Physician & Iraq War Veteran
Nnabu Eze (Green)

District 4:
[ Donna Edwards (D)* - Lost Primary for US Senate in 2016. ]
Anthony Brown (D) - Ex-Lt. Governor, Ex-House Majority Whip, Attorney, Iraq War Veteran & '14 Gov. Nominee
George McDermott (R) - Construction Company Owner & Frequent Candidate
Kamesha Clark (Green) - Social Entrepreneur

District 5:
Steny Hoyer (D)* - (House Minority Whip Site) - (Campaign Site)
Mark Arness (R) - Physician & Iraq War Veteran
Jack Jones (Libertarian)

Helen Delich Bentley for Congress

District 6:
John Delaney (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Amie Hoeber (R) - Military Consultant & Ex-Deputy Under Secretary of the Army
George Gluck (Green) - IT Consultant & Frequent Candidate

District 7:
Elijah Cummings (D)* - (Campaign Site)
William Newton (R) - Auto Mechanic, Antiques Store Owner & Frequent Candidate
Corrogan Vaughn (R) - Limousine Company Owner & Frequent Candidate
Myles Hoenig (Green) - Teacher, Progressive Activist & '04 Baltimore City Council Candidate
Scott Soffen (Libertarian) - Investment Executive, Community Activist & '12/'14 Nominee
Andre Kersey (Independent) - Labor Union Organizer

District 8:
[ Chris Van Hollen (D)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2016. ]
Jamie Raskin (D) - State Senate Majority Whip & Attorney

Dan Cox (R) - Attorney
Nancy Wallace (Green) - Technology Consultant & Environmental Activist
Jasen Wunder (Libertarian) - Paramedic


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)
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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