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United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2002

The Maryland Congressional elections of 2002 were held on Tuesday, November 5, 2002. The terms of all eight Representatives to the United States House of Representatives will expire on January 3, 2003, and therefore all were put up for contest. The winning candidates will serve a two-year term from January 3, 2003, to January 3, 2005.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • District 1 2
  • District 2 3
  • District 3 4
  • District 4 5
  • District 5 6
  • District 6 7
  • District 7 8
  • District 8 9
  • References 10
  • See also 11

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2002[1]
Party Votes Percentage +/– Seats +/–
Democratic 904,250 54.50% -0.56% 6 +2
Republican 752,911 45.38% +0.94% 2 -2
Green 158 0.01% - 0
Others 1,794 0.11% - 0
Totals 1,659,113 100.00% - 8

District 1

Marylands's 1st congressional district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wayne Gilchrest (inc.) 192,004 76.83%
Democratic Amy D. Tamlyn 57,986 23.20%
Totals 249,900 100.00%
Republican hold

District 2

Marylands's 2nd congressional district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dutch Ruppersberger 105,718 54.31%
Republican Helen Delich Bentley 88,954 45.69%
Totals 194,672 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

District 3

Marylands's 3rd congressional district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Benjamin Cardin (inc.) 145,589 65.79%
Republican Scott Conwell 75,721 34.21%
Totals 221,310 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 4

Marylands's 4th congressional district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Al Wynn (inc.) 131,644 78.96%
Republican John B. Kimble 34,890 20.93%
Write-ins 195 0.12%
Totals 166,729 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 5

Marylands's 5th congressional district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steny Hoyer (inc.) 137,903 69.36%
Republican Joseph T. Crawford 60,758 30.56%
Green Bob S. Auerbach (write-in) 158 0.08%
Totals 198,819 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 6

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 147,825 66.17%
Democratic Donald M. DeArmon 75,575 33.83%
Totals 223,400 100.00%
Republican hold

District 7

Marylands's 7th congressional district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elijah Cummings (inc.) 137,047 73.59%
Republican Joseph E. Ward 49,172 26.41%
Totals 186,219 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 8

Marylands's 8th congressional district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris Van Hollen 112,788 51.74%
Republican Constance A. Morella (inc.) 103,587 47.52%
Write-ins 1,599 0.73%
Totals 217,974 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

References

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2002election.pdf

See also

Preceded by
2000 elections
United States House elections in Maryland
2002
Succeeded by
2004 elections

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