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Maryland General Election

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Results below are unofficial and may be incomplete. For final results, check state and county board of elections web sites.

Statewide & Congressional Races

Md. Governor  
CandidateVotes%
Martin O'Malley (D) 875,352 53
Robert Ehrlich * (R) 757,099 46
Other 17,755 1
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Md. Comptroller  
CandidateVotes%
Peter Franchot (D) 944,156 59
Anne McCarthy (R) 643,969 41
Bob Auerbach (Green) 95 0
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Md. Attorney General  
CandidateVotes%
Douglas Gansler (D) 968,882 61
Scott Rolle (R) 609,329 39
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Md. U.S. Senate  
CandidateVotes%
Ben Cardin (D) 894,830 54
Michael Steele (R) 723,089 44
Kevin Zeese (Green) 25,405 2
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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U.S. House

Md. U.S. House District 1  
CandidateVotes%
Wayne Gilchrest * (R) 176,572 69
Jim Corwin (D) 80,644 31
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Md. U.S. House District 2  
CandidateVotes%
Dutch Ruppersberger * (D) 126,330 70
Jimmy Mathis (R) 53,422 30
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Md. U.S. House District 3  
CandidateVotes%
John Sarbanes (D) 138,120 65
John White (R) 68,987 33
Charles McPeek (Lib.) 4,525 2
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Md. U.S. House District 4  
CandidateVotes%
Al Wynn * (D) 130,764 82
Moshe Starkman (R) 28,384 18
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Md. U.S. House District 5  
CandidateVotes%
Steny Hoyer * (D) 158,780 84
Steve Warner (Green) 31,273 16
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Md. U.S. House District 6  
CandidateVotes%
Roscoe Bartlett * (R) 136,622 59
Andrew Duck (D) 89,501 39
Robert Kozak (Green) 5,900 3
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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U.S. House, District 7

Elijah E. Cummings* (D)
*Note: The incumbent in this race was unopposed in the general election.

Md. U.S. House District 8  
CandidateVotes%
Chris Van Hollen * (D) 148,582 77
Jeffrey Stein (R) 40,678 21
Gerard Giblin (Green) 2,867 1
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Maryland Courts

Court of Special Appeals, At Large

Md. - Retain Court of Special Appeals At Large Judge Ellen L. Hollander  
CandidateVotes%
Yes 1,175,882 88
No 153,399 12
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Maryland Ballot Questions

Question One: Disposition of Park Lands

Md. State Amendment: Park Lands  
ApproveVotes%
Yes 1,243,835 85
No 218,892 15
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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This constitutional amendment says the Board of Public Works may not approve the sale, transfer, exchange, grant or other permanent disposition of any state-owned outdoor recreation, open space, conservation, preservation, forest, or park land without the express approval of the General Assembly or of a committee that the General Assembly designates by statute, resolution or rule.

Question Two: Circuit Court in Banc Decisions

Md. State Amendment: Circuit Court in Banc Decision  
ApproveVotes%
Yes 997,737 78
No 286,502 22
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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This constitutional amendment establishes the right of a party who did not request in banc review by the circuit court to appeal an adverse decision by the in banc court to the State's intermediate appellate court, the Court of Special Appeals. The amendment provides that a party in a circuit court trial conducted by less than three circuit court judges is eligible for in banc review. The amendment establishes that three judges of a circuit court constitute a circuit court in banc. The amendment repeals the authority of the circuit courts to regulate the rules governing in banc circuit court appeals, and establishes that the Maryland Rules are to provide the procedure for such appeals. The amendment also eliminates obsolete language pertaining to writs of error from this provision of the Constitution.

Question Three: Civil Jury Trials

Md. State Amendment: Civil Jury Trials  
ApproveVotes%
Yes 942,563 67
No 464,786 33
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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This constitutional amendment authorizes the enactment of legislation that limits the right to trial by jury in civil proceedings to those proceedings in which the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000.

Question Four: Election Law Revisions

Md. State Referendum: Election Law  
ApproveVotes%
Yes 916,473 71
No 378,255 29
Key: * Incumbent | Red Checkmark Winner
Precincts: 100% | Updated: 2:29 PM ET | Source: AP
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Special Note: Provisions of this legislation would have amended prior legislation providing an early voting option to voters in primary and general elections. The early voting provisions of this legislation have been declared unconstitutional by court action; the remaining provisions of House Bill 1368 that are subject to this referendum are summarized below.

Requires power and duties assigned to the State Board of Elections to be exercised in accordance with an affirmative vote by a supermajority of the members of the State Board; requires local boards of elections to establish new precincts to serve certain higher educational institutions; requires local boards to adopt regulations concerning voter registration and to allow public notice and comment concerning proposed changes in precinct boundaries; requires local boards of elections to make public reports concerning deletion of individuals from the voter registry and concerning the number of voter registration applications received; authorizes the State Elections administrator to take specified actions to ensure compliance with State elections laws by local election boards and personnel, requires that certain provisions of this legislation apply only to certain jurisdictions and will remain effective until June 30, 2008; requires all polling places to be equipped with computers containing a record of all registered voters in the county.

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