Maryland

Maryland

  Voting Population

Eligibility (70.7% eligible to vote)
Maryland, one of the original 13 colonies, entered the Union in April 1788 and has participated in all 58 presidential elections. Maryland has been primarily a “blue” state since the founding of the modern political parties (around the time of the Civil War). Since 1960, Maryland has voted Republican only in the landslide wins of Richard Nixon in 1972, Ronald Reagan in 1984 and George H. W. Bush in 1988. In 2016, Hillary Clinton easily overcame Donald Trump here (60% to 34%).

Maryland has 10 Electoral College votes to cast in Presidential elections.

State Capital: Annapolis, MD   •   2020 Population: 6,083,116   •   US Representatives: 8

  Recent Election Results

Leaning
60%
Democrat
2016 Presidential (22.4% voted Republican)
2012 Presidential (39.8% voted Democratic)
2016 US Senate
2016 US House
2014 Gubernatorial

 Current Elected Officials

This is the list of elected officials for Maryland. This includes roles such as Governor and Lieutenant Governor, US and state senators and house representatives.

RepresentativeOfficeContact
Benjamin L. Cardin Profile Picture
 Benjamin L. Cardin
U.S. Senator
509 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
 (202) 224-4524
     
Chris Van Hollen Profile Picture
 Chris Van Hollen
U.S. Senator
110 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
 (202) 224-4654
 assistance@vanhollen.senate.gov
     
Larry Hogan Profile Picture
 Larry Hogan
Governor of Maryland
100 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
 (410) 974-3901
     
Boyd Rutherford Profile Picture
 Boyd Rutherford
Lieutenant Governor of Maryland
100 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
 (410) 974-3901
     
Peter Franchot Profile Picture
 Peter Franchot
MD State Comptroller
80 Calvert Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
 (410) 260-7980
 mdcomptroller@comp.state.md.us
     
Brian E. Frosh Profile Picture
 Brian E. Frosh
MD Attorney General
200 Saint Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
 (410) 576-6300
 oag@oag.state.md.us
     

While the President and Vice President are the only elected officials at the National level, there are hundreds of other positions appointed by the President himself.

Maryland will cast 10 Electoral College votes in the upcoming 2020 Presidential elections.

RepresentativeOfficeContact
Donald J. Trump Profile Picture
 Donald J. Trump
President of the United States
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20500
 (202) 456-1111
     
Mike Pence Profile Picture
 Mike Pence
Vice President of the United States
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20500
 (202) 456-1111
     

 Elected Role Descriptions

Lieutenant Governor:

In most cases, the lieutenant governor is the highest officer of state after the governor, standing in for that officer when they are absent from the state or temporarily incapacitated. In the event a governor dies, resigns or is removed from office, the lieutenant governor typically becomes governor.

Available Zip Codes in Maryland

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