Who Won Maryland Elections in 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.
|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%|