MD-Senate Class I Seat

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RaceTracker 2012 Congressional Election Dashboard
2012 House report  ยท 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.
This profile of Maryland's Class I U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Benjamin Cardin, is part of the RaceTracker project.



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Next election: 2012

(Methodology)
Race status [edit race status]


Incumbent Benjamin Cardin
Incumbent running? Yes
Primary challenge? No primary challenge for incumbent.
Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index Non-competitive seat
Cook Political Report Race Classification Solid Democratic

Candidates [edit candidate list]
Links to names in blue have existing profiles, red links need someone to start one.

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Benjamin Cardin Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 23, 2012
Raymond Blagmon Democratic Out - lost primary Source August 23, 2012
Daniel Bongino Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 23, 2012 Former Secret Service agent.
William Capps Republican Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012
Rick Hoover Republican Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012 Claims Tea Party affiliation.
Eric Wargotz Republican Out of race Source November 3, 2011 Was GOP nominee against Barbara Mikulski in 2010.
J.P. Cusick Democratic Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012
Christopher Garner Democratic Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012
Ralph Jaffe Democratic Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012
C. Anthony Muse Democratic Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012
Lih Young Democratic Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012
David Jones Republican Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012
John B. Kimble Republican Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012
Corrogan R. Vaughn Republican Out - lost primary Source April 23, 2012

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
Benjamin Cardin, Daniel Bongino TBD

Last election: 2006

Incumbent: Paul Sarbanes

Candidates

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Benjamin Cardin Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Michael Steele Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)

(Candidate classification criteria)


Results

Primary winners: Benjamin Cardin, Michael Steele
General election winner: Benjamin Cardin

Articles and resources

See also

External articles

Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "MD-Sen" (link)

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