Maryland is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and eight representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state. Maryland’s senators are:

Senior Senator

Barbara Mikulski

Took Office: Jan 6, 1987
Next Election: 2016
Junior Senator

Benjamin Cardin

Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Next Election: 2018

The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

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Maryland’s representatives are:

1st District

Andy Harris

Took Office: Jan 5, 2011
Dorchester County, Worcester County, Somerset ...
2nd District

A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Took Office: Jan 7, 2003
Edgemere, Dundalk, Aberdeen Proving Ground, ...
3rd District

John Sarbanes

Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Pikesville, Annapolis Neck, Ashton-Sandy Spring, ...
4th District

Donna Edwards

Took Office: Jun 19, 2008
Severna Park, Arnold, Westphalia, Gambrills, ...
5th District

Steny Hoyer

Took Office: Jan 5, 1981
St. Mary's County, Charles County, ...
6th District

John Delaney

Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Garrett County, Washington County, Allegany ...
7th District

Elijah Cummings

Took Office: Apr 16, 1996
Ellicott City, Catonsville and parts ...
8th District

Chris Van Hollen Jr.

Took Office: Jan 7, 2003
Eldersburg and parts of Frederick ...