The Green Papers: Maryland 2024 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 14 May 2024
General Election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Thursday 9 February 2023 - Friday 9 February 2024 - Filing - Primary .
Thursday 9 February 2023 - Monday 5 August 2024 - Filing - Independent/Third/Minor .
Thursday 9 February 2023 - Thursday 17 October 2024 - Filing - Primary write-in .
Tuesday 14 May 2024 - Primary . Polling hours 7:00a-8:00p EDT (1100-0000 UTC).
Tuesday 5 November 2024 - General Election . Polling hours 7:00a-8:00p EST (1200-0100 UTC).
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:6,185,278 (2.00% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:10(0.00% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:8(1.84% of 435)
Capital:Annapolis
 

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Maryland State and Local Government

Maryland 2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


The Democratic and Republican Parties nominate by Primary. The Green, Libertarian, and Bread and Roses Parties nominate by Convention.


Election Dates from the State Board of Elections.

11 April 2023: SB 379 was signed into law by Governor Wes Moore (Democratic) which moves the Primary to the 2nd Tuesday in May (14 May 2024).

Primary Candidate List from the State Board of Elections.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 118th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1
Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Senator  Benjamin L. "Ben" Cardin
First elected: 2006; re-elected: 2012, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 1 May 2023: Senator Cardin will not seek re-election in 2024: "I have run my last election and will not be on the ballot in 2024, ..."
 Candidate list (21)
  Candidate Democratic     Prince George's County Executive  Angela D. Alsobrooks
FEC S4MD00327; 31 Dec 23; Tot $5,040,326; Dsb $1,912,278
  Candidate Democratic     Michael W. "Mike" Cobb, Sr.
  Candidate Democratic     Marcellus Crews
FEC S4MD00392
  Candidate Democratic     Brian Edward Frydenborg
FEC S4MD00368
  Candidate Democratic     former Charlottesville Virginia School Superintendant Scottie Jo Griffin
FEC S4MD00491 or S4MD00509

FEC S4MD00491
  Candidate Democratic     Robert K. "Rob" Houton
  Candidate Democratic     Joseph Perez
  Candidate Democratic     Steven Henry "Steve" Seuferer
FEC S4MD00277; 31 Dec 23; Tot $0; Dsb $0
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  David J. Trone
4 May 2023: Candidate for U.S. Senate in 2024.
Member of Congress CD 6

FEC S4MD00319; 31 Dec 23; Tot $23,699,741; Dsb $23,447,998
  Candidate Democratic     Andrew Jaye "A. J." Wildman
FEC S4MD00459 or S4MD00475

FEC S4MD00459
  Candidate Republican     Mohammed H. "Moe" Barakat
FEC S4MD00533
  Candidate Republican     Christopher "Chris" Chaffee
FEC S4MD00525
  Candidate Republican     Robin Ficker
FEC S4MD00293; 31 Dec 23; Tot $2,636,720; Dsb $466,642
  Candidate Republican     Lorie R. Friend
FEC S2MD00602; 31 Dec 23; Tot $627; Dsb $3,220
  Candidate Republican     former Govenor Lawrence J. "Larry" Hogan, Jr.
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018; at term limit: 2022.

FEC S4MD00483
  Candidate Republican     John A. Myrick
FEC S4MD00517
  Candidate Republican     Laban Y. Seyoum
  Candidate Libertarian     Mike Scott
  Candidate Independent     Shaunesi Yvette DeBerry
FEC S4MD00335 or S4MD00343

FEC S4MD00335
  Candidate Other Candidates; (Green)     Nancy Wallace
FEC S4MD00467
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Emmanuel Onyekachi "Emmanuel" Osuchukwu
FEC S4MD00376

Class 3 Democratic Senator  Christopher "Chris" Van Hollen, Jr.
Previously served in the U.S. Congress elected: 2002-2014. First elected to the U.S. Senate: 2016; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2028

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Democratic Governor  Wes Moore
First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Elected on same ticket with the Governor. No separate Primary for Lt Gov from Gov

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor  Aruna Miller
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

118th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2024, 2026. No Term Limit. 118th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
1 Republican (1 Undetermined);
7 Democratic (3 Open, 4 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Andrew P. "Andy" Harris
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (6) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Blane H. Miller, III
  Candidate Democratic     Blessing T. Oluwadare
FEC H4MD01168 or H4MD01176

FEC H4MD01168
  Candidate Republican     Christopher Marc "Chris" Bruneau, Sr.
FEC H4MD01143; 31 Dec 23; Tot $68,617; Dsb $37,177
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Andrew P. "Andy" Harris
FEC H8MD01094; 31 Dec 23; Tot $622,614; Dsb $510,904
  Candidate Republican     Michael Scott Lemon
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Christen Erika Johnson
FEC H4MD01135

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Member of Congress  Charles Albert Dutch "C.A. Dutch" Ruppersberger, III
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 26 January 2024: "After 21 years in Congress, I have decided to pass the torch to our next generation of leaders and retire at the end of my current term."
 Candidate list (9) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     state Delegate  Harry "H.B." Bhandari
FEC H4MD02224
  Candidate Democratic     Athansia "Sia" Kyriakakos
FEC H4MD02240
  Candidate Democratic     Baltimore County Executive  John Anthony "Johnny O" Olszewski, Jr.
FEC H4MD02232
  Candidate Democratic     Sharron Reed-Burns
  Candidate Democratic     Jessica Sjöberg
  Candidate Democratic     Clint Spellman, Jr.
  Candidate Republican     Kimberly "Kim" Klacik
  Candidate Republican     John Thormann
5 February 2024: Candidate for US House

FEC H4MD02257
  Candidate Republican     David Drain "Dave" Wallace, II
FEC H2MD06138; 31 Dec 23; Tot $1,275; Dsb $152

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Member of Congress  John Peter Spyros Sarbanes
First elected: 2006
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 26 October 2023: "Announcing today that I won't be running for reelection in 2024."
 Candidate list (31) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     state Delegate  Mark S. Chang
FEC H4MD03222; 31 Dec 23; Tot $66,875; Dsb $7,183
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Coburn
FEC H4MD03289
  Candidate Democratic     Malcolm Thomas Colombo
  Candidate Democratic     Abigail "Abby" Diehl
FEC H4MD03206; 31 Dec 23; Tot $35,925; Dsb $0
  Candidate Democratic     Juan Dominguez
3 January 2024: Withdrew from US Senate Class 1 FEC S4MD00350

FEC H4MD03248; 31 Dec 23; Tot $291,203; Dsb $261,631
  Candidate Democratic     Lindsay Donahue
27 October 2023: Filed with the Maryland Secretary of State for CD 3 after withdrawing from CD 5.

FEC H4MD05227
  Candidate Democratic     Harry Anthony Dunn
FEC H4MD03263
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Sarah Kelly Elfreth
FEC H4MD03156; 31 Dec 23; Tot $402,576; Dsb $29,244
  Candidate Democratic     Mark Steven Gosnell
  Candidate Democratic     state Delegate  Terri L. Hill
FEC H4MD03172; 31 Dec 23; Tot $75,140; Dsb $2,425
  Candidate Democratic     Aisha S. Khan
FEC H4MD03297
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Clarence M. Lam
FEC H4MD03198; 31 Dec 23; Tot $356,105; Dsb $26,956
  Candidate Democratic     Matt Libber
  Candidate Democratic     Kristin Anne Lyman Nabors
FEC H4MD03131
  Candidate Democratic     John Morse, III
FEC H4MD03255
  Candidate Democratic     Jake Pretot
  Candidate Democratic     Donald "Don" Quinn
FEC H4MD03230
  Candidate Democratic     state Delegate  Michael J. "Mike" Rogers
FEC H4MD03180; 31 Dec 23; Tot $90,792; Dsb $7,964
  Candidate Democratic     Danny Craig Rupli
  Candidate Democratic     Gary Schuman
  Candidate Democratic     Stewart Fred Silver
  Candidate Democratic     Jeffrey "Jeff" Woodard
FEC H4MD03305
  Candidate Republican     Arthur Radford "Art" Baker, Jr.
  Candidate Republican     Ray Bly
  Candidate Republican     Bernard "Berney" Flowers
FEC H4MD03149; 31 Dec 23; Tot $13,474; Dsb $3,628
  Candidate Republican     Thomas E. "Pinkston" Harris
  Candidate Republican     Jordan Ashlee Mayo
FEC H4MD03214
  Candidate Republican     Naveed Mian
  Candidate Republican     Joshua M. "Josh" Morales
  Candidate Republican     John Rea
  Candidate Republican     Robert J. "Rob" Steinberger
FEC H4MD03271

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Glenn F. Ivey
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Joseph B. Gomes
FEC H4MD04196
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Glenn F. Ivey
FEC H2MD04315; 31 Dec 23; Tot $497,831; Dsb $265,593
  Candidate Democratic     Emmett Johnson
  Candidate Democratic     Gabriel Njinimbot
FEC H4MD04162; 31 Dec 23; Tot $57,729; Dsb $31,216
  Candidate Republican     George McDermott

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Steny Hamilton Hoyer
First elected in a special election: May 1981 re: Congress declaring Congresswoman Gladys Spellman's seat vacant due to her coma.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Quincy Bareebe
FEC H4MD05235; 31 Dec 23; Tot $30,220; Dsb $28,571
  Candidate Democratic     Andrea Lynn Crooms
FEC H4MD05201; 31 Dec 23; Tot $44,700; Dsb $28,655
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Steny Hamilton Hoyer
FEC H2MD05155; 31 Dec 23; Tot $771,937; Dsb $645,355
  Candidate Democratic     McKayla Wilkes
  Candidate Republican     Michelle Talkington
FEC H4MD05219; 31 Dec 23; Tot $1,597; Dsb $1,041

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Member of Congress  David J. Trone
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Open Seat - 4 May 2023: Candidate for U.S. Senate in 2024.
 Candidate list (25) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Peter Charles Choharis
FEC H4MD06373
  Candidate Democratic     George Gluck
  Candidate Democratic     Geoffrey Grammer
FEC H4MD06324; 31 Dec 23; Tot $511,731; Dsb $139,647
  Candidate Democratic     Ashwani Jain
FEC H4MD06332; 31 Dec 23; Tot $38,470; Dsb $9,351
  Candidate Democratic     state Delegate  Lesley J. Lopez
FEC H4MD06233; 31 Dec 23; Tot $133,336; Dsb $102,990
  Candidate Democratic     Hagerstown Mayor  Tekesha A. Martinez
FEC H4MD06282; 31 Dec 23; Tot $318,870; Dsb $194,644
  Candidate Democratic     April McClain Delaney
FEC H4MD06340; 31 Dec 23; Tot $536,557; Dsb $54,445
  Candidate Democratic     Stephen R. McDow, II
  Candidate Democratic     Mohammad S. Mozumder
  Candidate Democratic     Adrian Petrus
  Candidate Democratic     former Chevy Chase Vice Mayor Joel Martin Rubin
FEC H6MD08523; 31 Dec 23; Tot $112,531; Dsb $80,050
  Candidate Democratic     Montgomery County Council Member  Laurie-Anne Sayles
FEC H4MD06316; 31 Dec 23; Tot $50,263; Dsb $41,591
  Candidate Democratic     state Delegate  Joseph "Joe" Vogel
FEC H4MD06225; 31 Dec 23; Tot $379,756; Dsb $184,550
  Candidate Democratic     Destiny Drake West
FEC H4MD06266; 31 Dec 23; Tot $9,773; Dsb $9,108
  Candidate Democratic     Kiambo "Bo" White
  Candidate Democratic     Altimont Mark Wilks
FEC H4MD06365
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Daniel L. "Dan" Cox
4 July 2023: Mr. Cox states that he has not filed to run for Congress after a Statement of Candidacy H4MD06274 was filed to run in CD 6 with the FEC on 3 July. "I have not filed. We've reported this matter to the FEC for fraud."
30 October 2023: Filed with the FEC H4MD06357 and announced he was running for CD 6.

FEC H4MD06357; 31 Dec 23; Tot $71,005; Dsb $11,708
  Candidate Republican     Christopher "Chris" Hyser
FEC H4MD06258; 31 Dec 23; Tot $86,374; Dsb $21,559
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Neil Conrad Parrott
FEC H0MD06231; 31 Dec 23; Tot $76,390; Dsb $72,871
  Candidate Republican     Todd A. Puglisi
  Candidate Republican     Mariela Roca
FEC H2MD08183; 31 Dec 23; Tot $165,889; Dsb $134,595
  Candidate Republican     Tom Royals
FEC H4MD06290; 31 Dec 23; Tot $292,935; Dsb $197,547
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Brenda J. Thiam
FEC H4MD06241; 31 Dec 23; Tot $26,733; Dsb $15,350
  Candidate Other Candidates; (Green)     Moshe Y. Landman
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Frederick County Board of Education Member  Jason "Mr. J" Johnson

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Kweisi Mfume
First elected: 1986, re-elected: 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994. Resigned 15 February 1996 to take the position of Chief Executive Officer, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; re-elected in a Special Election: 28 April 2020 [re: passing of Member of Congress Elijah E. Cummings].
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (6) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Tashi Kimandus Davis
FEC H2MD07094
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Kweisi Mfume
FEC H6MD07020; 31 Dec 23; Tot $230,320; Dsb $143,800
  Candidate Republican     Scott M. Collier
  Candidate Republican     Wayne McNeal
For Freedom
  Candidate Republican     Lorrie A. Sigley
  Candidate People's     Michael Ervin Scott
FEC H4MD12025

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Jamin B. "Jamie" Raskin
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Eric Felber
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jamin B. "Jamie" Raskin
FEC H6MD08457; 31 Dec 23; Tot $1,984,441; Dsb $1,221,296
  Candidate Republican     Cheryl Riley
  Candidate Republican     Michael Yadeta
 28 December 2022: Member of Congress Jamin B. "Jamie" Raskin announced that he has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Democratic Attorney General  Anthony Gregory Brown
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Comptroller  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Democratic Comptroller  Brooke Elizabeth Lierman
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 13 incumbents, 68 candidates
  Republican: 1 incumbent, 36 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Green (affiliates): 2 candidates
  Libertarian: 1 candidate
Other Third Parties
  Justice Party
  People's: 1 candidate
  Progressive
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 1 candidate
  Other Candidates: 2 candidates
  Unaffiliated: 3 candidates
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Election Authority
  Maryland State Board of Elections
Democratic
  Maryland Democratic Party
Republican
  Maryland Republican Party
Third Party
  Constitution Party of Maryland Effective 27 June 2006 the Maryland affiliate of the Constitution Party voted to disaffiliate from the national Constitution Party.
  Justice Party of Maryland
  Libertarian Party of Maryland
  Maryland Green Party
  Progressive Maryland
  The Unity Party of Maryland
Media & others
  Arbutus Times (The Baltimore Sun)
  Baltimore Jewish Times
  Baltimore Messenger - Towson
  Baltimore Sun
  Bay Weekly - Chesapeake
  Columbia Flier
  Cumberland Times-News
  DiamondbackOnline.com - University of Maryland
  Howard County Times
  MarylandReporter.com - Columbia
  MarylandReporter.com - Columbia
  Owings Mills Times
  Politics1.com - Maryland
  The Baltimore Sun - Laurel Leader
  The Frederick News-Post
  The Jeffersonian - Baltimore County
  The Star Democrat - Easton
  The Washington Post (Metro)
  Towson Times - Columbia
  WBFF TV - FOX / WNUV TV - WB - Baltimore
  WDVM and DCW50
  WJZ TV - CBS - Baltimore
  WMAR TV-2 (ABC - Baltimore)

 


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