Who Won Maryland Elections in 2006?

Martin O'Malley
Nov 7, 2006

In the 2006 Maryland election, incumbent Republican Governor Robert Ehrlich was defeated by Democratic challenger Martin O'Malley (pictured left). In a battle for an open Maryland senate seat Democrat Ben Cardin defeated Republican Michael Steele.

There were seven incumbent members of the House and all won re-election in 2006. The 3rd District of Maryland had an open seat which was taken fairly easily by Democrat John Sarbanes.

Governor Martin O'Malley DEM 52.7%
Senate Benjamin Cardin DEM 54.2%
House Of Representatives
1st District Wayne Gilchrest REP Incumbent 68.8%
2nd District C A "Dutch" Ruppersberger DEM Incumbent 69.2%
3rd District John Sarbanes DEM 64.0%
4th District Albert Wynn DEM Incumbent 80.7%
5th District Steny Hoyer DEM Incumbent 82.7%
6th District Roscoe Bartlett REP Incumbent 59.0%
7th District Elijah Cummings DEM Incumbent Unopposed
8th District Chris Van Hollen DEM Incumbent 76.5%