Maryland

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

Benjamin Cardin

Democrat
Since Jan 4, 2007
Next Election in 2018
Junior Senator

Chris Van Hollen Jr.

Democrat
Since Jan 3, 2017
Next Election in 2022

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

Republican
Since Jan 5, 2011
2nd District

A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Democrat
Since Jan 7, 2003
3rd District

John Sarbanes

Democrat
Since Jan 4, 2007
4th District

Anthony Brown

Democrat
Since Jan 3, 2017
5th District

Steny Hoyer

Democrat
Since Jan 5, 1981
6th District

John Delaney

Democrat
Since Jan 3, 2013
7th District

Elijah Cummings

Democrat
Since Apr 16, 1996
8th District

Jamie Raskin

Democrat
Since Jan 3, 2017