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Maryland State Board of Elections
2006 Maryland Congressional and Statewide Primary Results
Primary Filing Deadline: 7/3/06, Primary: 9/12/06, New Party & Independent Filing Deadline: 8/7/06, General Election 11/7/06,
Last Updated: September 17, 2006
Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties,
Governor, 51.6% in '02, 1st term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Elections' Odds: 1:1, Chris Cillizza: 7th Most Likely Governorship to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: No Clear Favorite, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, New York Times Ratings: Toss Up, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Toss Up, Chuck Todd: 7th Most Vulnerable Governor, Tim Saler: Weak Democratic Advantage,
Mayor Martin O'Malley (D), Robert L. "Bob" Ehrlich Jr. (R), anti-war activist Eddie Boyd (G),
Christopher A. Driscoll (Pop),
Lt. Governor - Tied with Gov., 51.6% in '02, 1st term, Michael S. Steele (R) running for U.S. Senate,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. Del. Anthony G. Brown (D), st. disabilities sec. Kristen Cox (R), James J. Madigan (G),
Ed Rothstein (Pop),
Attorney General, 65.2% in '02, J. Joseph "Bob" Curran Jr. (D) not seeking re-election,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
State's Attorney Douglas F. Gansler (D) 55.6%,
ex-St. Att. Stuart O. Simms (D) 44.4%,
Co. Council President Thomas E. "Tom" Perez (D) removed from ballot but still got 2%,
states attorney Scott L. Rolle (R),
Comptroller, 67.9% in '02, 2nd term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. Del. Peter V.R. Franchot (D) 36.2%,
Co. Exec. Janet S. Owens (D) 34.0%, William Donald Schaefer (D) 29.7%,
business school dean Anne M. McCarthy (R) 43.1%,
school board member Stephen N. Abrams (R) 36.4%, businessman Mark M. Spradley (R) 12.8%, '04 Senate candidate / '98 candidate consultant Eugene R. "E.Z." Zarwell (R) 7.8%,
'02 & '04 congressional candidate Bob Auerbach (G),
Senator, 63.0% in '00, Paul S. Sarbanes (D) retiring after 5th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Campaign & Elections' Odds: 15:14 Democrat, Chris Cillizza: 7th Most Likely Senate Seat to Switch Party, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Leans Democratic, Cook Political Report: Lean Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Leaning Democratic, Roll Call Analysis: Toss Up, Rothenberg Political Report: Narrow Advantage Democrat, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Democratic, Chuck Todd: 8th most vulnerable Senator, Scott Rasmussen's Balance of Power: Lean Democrat, Tim Saler: Weak Democratic Advantage,
U.S. Rep. Benjamin L. "Ben" Cardin (D) 43.8%,
ex-U.S. Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D) 40.4%, ex-GOPer / real estate developer Joshua B. Rales (D) 5.2%, ex-Baltimore Co. Exec. Dennis F. Rasmussen (D) 1.9%, '86 candidate / city council member Mike Schaefer (D) 1.3%, prof. Allan J. Lichtman (D) 1.1%, psychiatrist James H. Hutchinson (D) 0.8%, activist '02 Congressional candidate A. Robert Kaufman (D) 0.7%, Theresa C. Scaldaferri (D) 0.8%, David B. Dickerson (D) 0.7%, retiree Thomas McCaskill (D) 0.6%, Anthony Jaworski (D) 0.6%, '00 candidate George T. English (D) 0.4%, Bob Robinson (D) 0.4%, economist / '00 & '04 Congressional candidate / '02 St. Comptroller candidate Lih Y. Young (D) 0.3%, Blaine Taylor (D) 0.3%, attorney Joseph Werner (D) 0.3%, Charles U. Smith (D) 0.3%,
Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele (R) 87.0%,
'96, '98, '00 & '02 Congressional nominee / animal behaviorist John Kimble (R) 2.8%, '04 candidate Earl S. Gordon (R) 1.9%, 2004 presidential candidate Daniel R. "Wig Man" Vovak (R) 1.8%, accountant Thomas J. Hampton (R) 1.8%, '04 candidate activist Corrogan R. Vaughn (R) 1.2%, Welding Contractor Daniel Muffoletto (R) 1.1%, Richard Shawver (R) 1.1%, storage yard owner Ray Bly (R) 1.0%, Edward Raymond Madej (R) 0.4%,
Democracy Rising director Kevin Zeese (G),
1st Congressional District, 75.9% in '04, 8th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, New York Times Ratings: Safe Republican, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Republican,
Dr. James "Jim" Corwin (D) 43.5%,
Christopher R. Robinson (D) 33.3%, '04 nominee Kosta Alexakis (D) 23.2%,
Wayne T. Gilchrest (R),
2nd Congressional District, 66.7% in '04, 2nd term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Safe Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Democratic,
C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D) 82.4%,
'96 candidate Christopher C. Boardman (D) 17.6%,
Jimmy Mathis (R) 40.7%,
MD Taxpayers Assoc. president Demaris "Dee" Hodges (R) 38.2%, J.D. Urbach (R) 21.1%,
3rd Congressional District, 63.4% in '04, 10th term, Benjamin L. "Ben" Cardin (D) running for U.S. Senate, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Democrat Favored, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Safe Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Democratic,
attorney John P. Sarbanes (D) 31.8%,
Health Commissioner Dr. Peter L. Beilenson (D) 25.6%, St. Sen. Paula C. Hollinger (D) 21.3%, television reporter Andy Barth (D) 9.0%, lobbyist Kevin O'Keeffe (D) 4.8%, investment banker / '02 candidate Oz Bengur (D) 4.5%, ex-Army officer Mishonda M. Baldwin (D) 2.6%, '00, '02 and '04 candidate salesman John Rea (D) 0.5%,
businessman John White (R) 38.1%,
physician Gary Applebaum (R) 33.3%, Scott Smith (R) 8.1%, attorney Eugenia Korsak Ordynsky (R) 6.7%, Bruce Robert Altschuler (R) 5.5%, '04 candidate / minister Rick Hoover (R) 4.0%, Paul Spause (R) 2.4%, David P. Trudil (R) 1.9%,
'04 Democratic candidate / Charles C. McPeek, Sr. (L),
John F. Hoffert, Jr. (I),
4th Congressional District, 75.2% in '04, 7th term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Safe Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Democratic,
Albert R. Wynn (D) 49%,
activist Donna Edwards (D) 47%, '04 candidate George Edward McDermott (D) 4%,
Moshe Starkman (R),
5th Congressional District, 68.7% in '04, 13th term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Safe Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Democratic,
Steny H. Hoyer (D), No Republican Steve Warner (G),
6th Congressional District, 67.4% in '04, 7th term
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Republican, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, New York Times Ratings: Safe Republican, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Republican,
military intelligence planner Andrew J. Duck (D) 59.3%,
attorney Barry J.C. Kissin (D) 40.7%,
Roscoe G. Bartlett (R) 79.3%,
entrepreneur Joseph T. Krysztoforski (R) 20.7%,
Robert E. Kozak (G),
7th Congressional District, 73.4% in '04, 6th term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Safe Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Democratic,
Elijah E. Cummings (D), No Republican
8th Congressional District, 74.9% in '04, 2nd term,
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democrat, New York Times Ratings: Safe Democrat, Roll Call Analysis: Safe Democratic,
Christopher Van Hollen, Jr. (D) 91.4%,
'00 , '02 and '04 candidate attorney Deborah A. Vollmer (D) 8.6%,
Jeffrey M. Stein (R) 45.8%,
businessman Daniel F. Zubairi (R) 31.6%, gun enthusiast Augustus "Gus" Alzona (R) 22.6%,
Gerard P. Giblin (G),

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,
Roll Call Analysis,
National Journal's Chuck Todd,
Rothenberg Political Report,
Tim Saler,

2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
= Democrat retain control, = Democrats take over control,
= Republican retain control, = Republicans take over control,
= Independent / 3rd Party retains control, = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races.
Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control. Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control. Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.

3. Key to Maryland Political Parties: (D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(I) = independent candidates
(L) = Libertarian Party
(Pop) = Populist Party
(R) = Republican Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates


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