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Elections 2020

State Facts

Capitol: Annapolis
Nickname: Old Line State; Free State
Bird: Baltimore Oriole
Motto: Manly Deeds Womanly Words

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 62.2%
Mitt Romney: 36.0%

2008

Barack Obama: 62.1%
John McCain: 36.6%

2004

John Kerry: 56.0%
George Bush: 43.0%

2000

Al Gore: 56.6%
Ralph Nader: 2.7%
George Bush: 40.2%

1996

Bill Clinton: 54.3%
Ross Perot: 6.5%
Bob Dole: 38.3%

1992

Bill Clinton: 49.8%
Ross Perot: 14.2%
George Bush: 35.6%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 48.2%
George Bush: 51.1%

Previous Election Results, other races

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Anthony Brown Democratic 249,398 51.4%
Douglas Gansler Democratic 117,383 24.2%
Heather Mizeur Democratic 104,721 21.6%

2014 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Anthony Brown Democratic 818,890 47.4%
Larry Hogan Republican 884,400 51.2%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
David Craig Republican 62,639 29.1%
Ron George Republican 26,628 12.4%
Larry Hogan Republican 92,376 43.0%
Charles Lollar Republican 33,292 15.5%

2012 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ben Cardin Democratic 240,704 74.2%
Chris Garner Democratic 9,274 2.9%
Anthony Muse Democratic 50,807 15.7%

2012 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ben Cardin Democratic 1,474,028 56.0%
Daniel Bongino Republican 693,291 26.4%
Rob Sobhani Unaffiliated 430,934 16.4%

2012 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joseph Alexander Republican 18,171 8.9%
Daniel Bongino Republican 68,597 33.6%
Robert Broadus Republican 11,020 5.4%
William Capps Republican 7,092 3.5%
Richard Douglas Republican 57,776 28.3%
Rick Hoover Republican 10,787 5.3%
David Jones Republican 8,380 4.1%
John Kimble Republican 10,506 5.1%
Corrogan Vaughn Republican 8,158 4.0%

2010 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Barbara Mikulski Democratic 1,140,531 62.3%
Eric Wargotz Republican 655,666 35.8%

2010 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin O'Malley Democratic 1,044,961 56.3%
Robert Ehrlich Republican 776,319 41.8%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin O'Malley Democratic 524,671 100.0%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ben Cardin Democratic 257,545 43.7%
Kweisi Mfume Democratic 238,957 40.5%
Josh Rales Democratic 30,737 5.2%

2006 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin O'Malley Democratic 942,279 52.7%
Bob Ehrlich Republican 825,464 46.2%

2006 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ben Cardin Democratic 965,477 54.2%
Michael Steele Republican 787,182 44.2%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Ehrlich Republican 213,744 100.0%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Kimble Republican 6,280 2.9%
Michael Steele Republican 190,790 87.0%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sid Altman Democratic 13,901 3.1%
A. Robert Kaufman Democratic 32,127 7.1%
Barbara Mikulski Democratic 408,848 89.9%

2004 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Barbara Mikulski Democratic 1,504,691 64.8%
E. J. Pipkin Republican 783,055 33.7%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ray Bly Republican 6,244 4.5%
Earl Gordon Republican 8,233 5.9%
Dorothy Jennings Republican 10,401 7.5%
James Kodak Republican 5,328 3.8%
Eileen Martin Republican 11,748 8.5%
E. J. Pipkin Republican 70,229 50.6%
John Stafford Republican 14,661 10.6%
Corrogan Vaughn Republican 5,146 3.7%
Gene Zarwell Republican 6,865 4.9%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Fustero Democratic 108,659 20.0%
Kathleen Townsend Democratic 434,948 80.0%

2002 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kathleen Townsend Democratic 813,422 47.7%
Bob Ehrlich Republican 879,592 51.6%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Ehrlich Republican 229,927 92.9%
Ross Pierpont Republican 8,458 3.4%
James Sheridan Republican 9,181 3.7%

2000 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Sidney Altman Democratic 31,502 6.8%
George English Democratic 45,984 9.9%
Paul Sarbanes Democratic 384,748 83.2%

2000 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Sarbanes Democratic 1,230,013 63.2%
Paul Rappaport Republican 715,178 36.8%

2000 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robin Ficker Republican 46,995 15.2%
Howard Greyber Republican 10,252 3.3%
Ross Pierpont Republican 52,052 16.8%
Paul Rappaport Republican 70,231 22.7%
Rob Sobhani Republican 53,084 17.1%
John Stafford Republican 18,656 6.0%
Kenneth Timmerman Republican 30,146 9.7%
Ken Wayman Republican 28,461 9.2%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lawrence Freeman Democratic 23,752 5.6%
Parris Glendening Democratic 296,863 70.1%
Terence McGuire Democratic 46,124 10.9%
Eileen Rehrmann Democratic 56,806 13.4%

1998 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kauko Kokkonen Democratic 21,658 5.2%
Ann Mallory Democratic 43,120 10.4%
Barbara Mikulski Democratic 349,382 84.4%

1998 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Parris Glendening Democratic 846,972 55.2%
Ellen Sauerbrey Republican 688,357 44.8%

1998 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Barbara Mikulski Democratic 1,062,810 70.5%
Ross Pierpont Republican 444,637 29.5%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charles Ecker Republican 41,126 19.0%
Ellen Sauerbrey Republican 175,633 81.0%

1998 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Barry Asbury Republican 11,881 6.7%
Michael Gloth Republican 19,926 11.2%
Howard Greyber Republican 16,177 9.1%
George Liebmann Republican 14,440 8.1%
Bradlyn McClanahan Republican 16,439 9.3%
Ross Pierpont Republican 32,691 18.4%
Thomas Scott Republican 11,707 6.6%
John Stafford Republican 15,031 8.5%
John Taylor Republican 22,855 12.9%
Kenneth Wayman Republican 16,505 9.3%