Rep. John Sarbanes wins Maryland's 3rd Congressional District seat

Rep. John Sarbanes, a Democrat, has won another term representing Maryland's 3rd Congressional District, beating Charles Anthony, a Republican.

With all precincts reporting, Sarbanes has 69.2 percent of the vote, followed by Anthony with 28.3 percent.

Sarbanes has represented the district in the House since 2007.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of Maryland's House seats have been decided; Republicans have held one seat, while Democrats have held seven.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 55.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 25.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a margin of 30.9 points. Clinton won Maryland by 26.4 points.

Data is from the Associated Press. This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

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