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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): February 25, 2014
Filing Deadline (Third Parties/Independents): August 4, 2014
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): October 29, 2014
Primary: June 24, 2014

This page was last updated on March 19, 2014.


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR & LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Martin O'Malley (D)* - Term-Limited in 2014. ]

Anthony Brown (D) - Lt. Governor, Ex-State House Majority Whip, Attorney & Iraq War Veteran
& Ken Ulman (D) - Howard County Executive, Ex-Howard County Councilman & Attorney

Doug Gansler (D) - Attorney General & Ex-Montgomery County State's Attorney
& Jolene Ivey (D) - State Del., Ex-TV News Producer & Ex-Congressional Aide

Ralph Jaffe (D) - Retired Teacher & Frequent Candidate
& Freda Jaffe (D) - Ralph Jaffe's Wife & '06/'10 Candidate

Heather Mizeur (D) - State Del., DNC Member, Organic Farmer & Consultant
& Delman Coates (D) - Baptist Pastor & Progressive Activist

Charles Smith (D) - Community Activist & Frequent Candidate
& Clarence Tucker (D)

Cindy Walsh (D)
& Mary Elizabeth Wingate-Pennachia (D)

David Craig (R) - Harford County Exec., Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Del., Ex-Havre de Grace Mayor & Retired Teacher
& Jeannie Haddaway (R) - State Del. & Businesswoman

Ron George (R) - State Del., Jeweler & Psychologist
& Shelley Aloi (R) - Ex-Frederick City Alderwoman & '13 Frederick Mayor Candidate

Larry Hogan Jr. (R) - Ex-State Cabinet Secretary, Businessman, GOP Activist & '81/'92 US Rep. Nominee
& Boyd Rutherford (R) - Ex-USDA Asst. Secretary, Ex-State General Services Secretary & Attorney

Charles Lollar (R) - Businessman, Ex-Charles County GOP Chair, USMC Veteran & '10 US Rep. Nominee
& Ken Timmerman (R) - Journalist, Conservative Activist, '12 US Rep. Nominee & '00 US Sen. Candidate

Shawn Quinn (Libertarian) - '10 State Del. Nominee
& Lorenzo Gaztañaga (Libertarian) - Ex-State Party Chair, Security Guard & Frequent Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014.

Harry Hughes for Governor 1978

STATE COMPTROLLER:
Peter Franchot (D)* - (Campaign Site)
William Campbell (R) - Ex-Asst. US Sec. of Veterans of Affairs, Ex-Coast Guard CFO, Ex-Amtrak CFO & '10 Nominee
Anjali Reed Phukan (Service) - State Party Chair

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
[ Doug Gansler (D)* - Candidate for Governor in 2014. ]
Aisha Braveboy (D) - State Del. & Attorney
Jon Cardin (D) - State Del. & Attorney
Brian Frosh (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del. & Attorney
Jeffrey Pritzker (R) - Attorney & '02 Candidate


GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House of Delegates

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

Barbara Mikulski (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2016.

Mac Mathias for Senate - 1974

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


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Andy Harris (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jonathan Goff Jr. (R) - Landscaping Contractor & Ex-Steelworker
John LaFerla (D) - Physician, Ex-Kent County Democratic Chair & '12 Nominee
Bill Tilghman (D) - Businessman

District 2:
C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Paul Rundquist (D)
Blaine Taylor (D) - Author, Ex-Congressional Aide, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Dave Banach (R) - USMC Veteran & College Student
Ian Schlakman (Green) - Technology Consultant & Community Activist
Mark Shell (Libertarian) - '12 Candidate
Joe Sperber (Independent)

Roy Dyson for Congress

District 3:
John Sarbanes (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Matthew Molyett (D) - Computer Security Engineer
Thomas "Pinkston" Harris (R) - Insurance Broker & Frequent Candidate
Mike Jackson (R)
Charles Long (R)

District 4:
Donna Edwards (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Warren Christopher (D) - Retired Army Officer & Iraq/Afghan War Veteran
John Graziani (R) - Photographer
Greg Holmes (R) - '12 Candidate
Nancy Hoyt (R) - IT Consultant & Ex-Healthcare Administrator
George McDermott (R) - Construction Company Owner & Frequent Candidate
Arvin Vohra (Libertarian) - Businessman, Educator, '12 Nominee & '10 State Del. Nominee

District 5:
Steny Hoyer (D)* - (House Minority Whip Site) - (Campaign Site)
Mark Arness (R) - Physician
Chris Chaffee (R) - '10 Candidate
Tom Potter (R) - Businessman & Realtor

Helen Delich Bentley for Congress

District 6:
John Delaney (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Dan Bongino (R) - Ex-Secret Service Agent, Ex-Police Officer & '12 US Sen. Nominee
Harold Painter (R) - Accountant
George Gluck (Green) - IT Consultant, '12 Nominee & '10 County Council Candidate
Walter Charlton (Independent) - Attorney

District 7:
Elijah Cummings (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Bryant Alexander (D)
Fred Dickson Jr. (D) - '12 Presidential Candidate
Ray Bly (R) - Storage Yard Owner, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Corrogan Vaughn (R) - Limousine Company Owner & Frequent Candidate
Scott Soffen (Libertarian) - '12 Nominee

District 8:
Chris Van Hollen Jr. (D)* - (Campaign Site)
George English (D) - Retired Economist, Army Veteran, '12 Candidate & '06 US Sen. Candidate
Lih Young (D) - Economist, College Professor & Frequent Candidate
Dave Wallace (R) - Businessman & '12 Candidate
Steven Haddox (Libertarian) - Computer Systems Consultant
A.J. Wildman (Independent) - '12 Presidential Candidate


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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