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

Barbara Mikulski

Democrat
Since Jan 6, 1987
Next Election in 2016
Junior Senator

Benjamin Cardin

Democrat
Since Jan 4, 2007
Next Election in 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

Republican
Since Jan 5, 2011
Dorchester County, Worcester County, Somerset ...
2nd District

A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Democrat
Since Jan 7, 2003
Edgemere, Dundalk, Aberdeen Proving Ground, ...
3rd District

John Sarbanes

Democrat
Since Jan 4, 2007
Pikesville, Annapolis Neck, Ashton-Sandy Spring, ...
4th District

Donna Edwards

Democrat
Since Jun 19, 2008
Severna Park, Arnold, Westphalia, Gambrills, ...
5th District

Steny Hoyer

Democrat
Since Jan 5, 1981
St. Mary's County, Charles County, ...
6th District

John Delaney

Democrat
Since Jan 3, 2013
Garrett County, Washington County, Allegany ...
7th District

Elijah Cummings

Democrat
Since Apr 16, 1996
Ellicott City, Catonsville and parts ...
8th District

Chris Van Hollen Jr.

Democrat
Since Jan 7, 2003
Eldersburg and parts of Frederick ...