Maryland General Assembly elections, 2006

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The most recent election to choose members of the Maryland General Assembly was held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006. The U.S. House election, 2006, U.S. Senate election, 2006, and Maryland gubernatorial election, 2006 occurred the same day. Democrats gained eight seats in the House of Delegates and three seats in the Senate, retaining supermajorities in both chambers.

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House of Delegates[edit]

District 1A[edit]

This district represents Allegany and Garrett Counties.

Voters to choose one:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Wendell R. Beitzel, Rep. 6,985   56.3%    Won
Bill Aiken, Dem. 5,406   43.5%    Lost

District 1B[edit]

This district represents a portion of Allegany County.

Voters to choose one:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Kevin Kelly Dem. 6,489   55.7%    Won
Mark A. Fisher, Rep. 5,151   44.2%    Lost

District 1C[edit]

This district represents portions of Allegany and Washington Counties.

Voters to choose one:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., Rep. 6,398   57.2%    Won
Brian Grim, Dem. 4,769   42.7%    Lost

District 2A[edit]

This district represents a portion of Washington County.

Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Robert A. McKee, Rep. 11,676   99.2%    Won
Other Write-In's 94   0.8%    Lost

District 2B[edit]

This district represents a portion of Washington County.

Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Christopher B. Shank, Rep. 9,606   99%    Won
Other write-ins 101   1.0%    Lost

District 2C[edit]

This district represents a portion of Washington County.

Voters to choose one:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
John P. Donoghue Dem. 5,099   55.5%    Won
Paul Muldowney, Rep. 4,078   44.4%    Lost

District 3A[edit]

This district represents a portion of Frederick County.

Voters to choose two:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Sue Hecht Dem. 13,900   28.7%    Won
Galen R. Clagett Dem. 12,422   25.7%%    Won
Patrick N. Hogan, Rep. 12,163   25.1%%    Lost
Linda Naylor, Rep. 9,873   20.4%%%    Lost

District 3B[edit]

This district represents portions of Frederick and Washington Counties.

Voters to choose one:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Richard B. Weldon, Jr., Rep. 10,057   61.4%    Won
Paul Gilligan, Dem. 6,317   38.6%    Lost

District 4A[edit]

This district represents a portion of Frederick County.

Voters to choose two:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Joseph R. Bartlett, Rep. 16,545   36.8%    Won
Paul S. Stull, Rep 17,765   39.5%    Won
Maggi Margaret Hays, Dem 10,519   23.4%    Lost
Other write-ins 140   0.3%    Lost

District 4B[edit]

This district represents portions of Carroll and Frederick Counties.

Voters to choose one:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Donald B. Elliott, Rep. 10,148   69.8%    Won
Timothy Schlauch, Dem. 4,374   30.1%    Lost
Other write-ins 12   0.1%    Lost

District 5A[edit]

This district represents a portion of Carroll county.

Voters to choose two:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Tanya Thorton Shewell, Rep. 18,785   32.9%    Won
Nancy R. Stocksdale, Rep. 20,630   36.1%    Won
Ann Darrin, Dem. 9,489   16.6%    Lost
Frank Henry Rammes, Dem. 8,192   14.3%    Lost
Other write-ins 57   0.1%    Lost

District 5B[edit]

This district represents a portion of Baltimore County.

Voters to choose two:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Wade Kach, Rep. 15,321   98.9%    Won
Other write-ins 172   1.1%    Lost

District 6[edit]

This district represents a portion of Baltimore County.

Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Perecent Outcome
John A. Olszewski, Jr., Democratic 18,769   22.9%    Won
Joseph J. Minnick, Democratic 17,379   21.2%    Won
Michael H. Weir, Jr., Democratic 17,117   20.9%    Won
Steve Dishon, Republican   10,961   13.4    Lost
Richard W. Metzgar, Republican   8,915   10.9%    Lost
Paul M. Blitz, Republican   8,765   10.7%    Lost
John Scott, Unaffiliated   106   0.1%    Lost

District 7[edit]

Northern Baltimore County.

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Richard Impallaria, Rep. 21,333   18.7%    Won
J. B. Jennings, Rep. 21,189   18.6%    Won
Pat McDonough, Rep. 23,184   20.3%    Won
Linda W. Hart, Dem. 17,122   20.3%    Lost
Jack Sturgill, Dem. 15,390   15.0%    Lost
Rebecca L. Nelson, Dem. 13,481   11.8%    Lost
Kim Fell, Green 2,307   2.0%    Lost
Other write-ins 83   0.1%    Lost

District 8[edit]

This district represents a portion of Baltimore County.

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Joseph C. Boteler III, Rep. 19,586   17.4%    Won
Eric M. Bromwell 20,116   17.9%    Won
Todd Schuler 18,356   16.3%    Won
John Cluster 18,057   16.0%    Lost
Melissa Redmer Mullahey 18,160   16.1%    Lost
Ruth Baisden 18,261   16.2%    Lost
Other write-ins 74   0.1%    Lost

District 9A[edit]

Howard County [1]

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Gail Bates, Rep. 22,862   39.6%    Won
Warren E. Miller, Rep. 18,533   32.1%    Won
David Leonard Osmundson 16,162   28.0%    Lost
Other write-ins 123   0.2%    Lost

District 9B[edit]

This district represents a portion of Carroll County.

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Susan Krebs, Rep. 12,059   72.1%    Won
Anita Lombardi Riley, Dem. 4,621   27.6%    Lost
Other write-ins 38   0.2%    Lost

District 10[edit]

This district represents a portion of Baltimore County.

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Emmett C. Burns, Jr. 29,140   34.2%    Won
Shirley Nathan-Pulliam 28,544   33.5%    Won
Adrienne A. Jones 27,064   31.8%    Won
Other write-ins 370   0.4%    

District 11 (House)[edit]

This western Baltimore County district includes Owings Mills and Reisterstown.

  • Democrats
    • Jon S. Cardin, incumbent (1st term); nephew of U.S. Senator Ben Cardin. ( WINNER)
    • Dan K. Morhaim, incumbent. ( WINNER)
    • Julian E. Jones, (lost primary)
    • Dana Stein ( WINNER)
  • Republicans
    • Patrick Abbondandolo
    • Patrick V. Dyer
  • Greens
    • David Goldsmith

District 12A[edit]

West Baltimore County and northeast Howard County district

  • Republicans
    • Joe Hooe
    • Albert L. Nalley

District 42[edit]

(Towson, Timonium, Lutherville, Cockeysville, Rodgers Forge & Loch Raven)

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Susan Aumann, Rep. 22,054   18.3%    Won
William J. Frank, Rep. 20,522   17.0%    Won
Stephen W. Lafferty, Dem. 21,117   17.5%    Won
Dilip Paliath, Rep. 19,490   16.2%    Lost
Tracy Miller, Dem. 19,168   15.9%    Lost
Andrew Belt, Dem. 18,006   14.9%    Lost
Other write-ins 88   0.1%    Lost

District 12B[edit]

This is a Howard County district.

  • Democrat
Elizabeth Bobo, incumbent ( WINNER)
  • Republican
Christopher J. Feldwick

District 13 (House)[edit]

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Guy Guzzone, Democratic 26,891   22.3%    Won
Shane E. Pendergrass, Democratic 26,633   22.1%    Won
Frank S. Turner, Democratic 24,437   20.3%    Won
Mary Beth Tung, Republican 15,216   12.6%    Lost
Rick Bowers, Republican 13,665   11.4%    Lost
Loretta Gaffney, Republican 13,466   11.2%    Lost
other write-ins 84   0.1%    Lost

Montgomery County[edit]

District 14[edit]

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Anne Kaiser, Democratic 24,500   21.8%    Won
Karen S. Montgomery, Democratic 24,478   21.8%    Won
Herman L. Taylor, Jr., Democratic 24,273   21.6%    Won
John McKinnis, Republican 13,471   12.0%    Lost
John Austin, Republican 12,963   11.5%    Lost
Jim Goldberg, Republican 12,603   11.2%    Lost
Other write-ins 61   0.1%    Lost

District 15[edit]

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Kathleen M. Dumais, Dem. 25,781   21.6%    Won
Brian J. Feldman, Dem. 25,760   21.6%    Won
Craig L. Rice, Dem. 20,202   17.0%    Won
Jean B. Cryor, Rep. 20,050   16.8%    Lost
Brian Mezger, Rep. 14,112   11.8%    Lost
Chris Pilkerton, Rep. 13,174   11.1%    Lost

District 16[edit]

  • Republicans

District 17[edit]

  • Republicans

District 18[edit]

  • Greens
    • John Low
  • Republicans

District 20 (House)[edit]

Fmr. Del. Peter Franchot ran and won the race for state Comptroller.

  • Republicans

Prince Georges County[edit]

District 21 (House)[edit]

Fmr. Del. Pauline Menes retired

  • Republicans
    • Neil B. Sood

District 22[edit]

    • Republicans

District 23A[edit]

  • Republicans

District 23B[edit]

  • Republicans

District 24[edit]

Prince Georges County

  • Republicans

District 25[edit]

  • Republicans
  • Greens
    • David Kiasi

District 26[edit]

  • Republicans

District 27A[edit]

Voters to choose two:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
James E. Proctor, Jr., Democratic 19,829   40.3%    Won
Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., Democratic 18,677   38.0%    Won
Kenneth S. Brown, Democratic 5,687   11.6%    Lost
Antoinette Jarboe-Duley, Democratic 4,948   10.1%    Lost
Other write-ins 48   .1%    

District 47[edit]

Prince George's County

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Jolene Ivey, Democratic 12,860   35.5%    Won
Victor R. Ramirez, Democratic 12,231   33.6%    Won
Doyle L. Niemann, Democratic 11,229   30.8%    Won
Other write-ins 120   .3%    

District 27B[edit]

  • Democrats
    • Sue Kullen (WINNER)
  • Republicans

District 28[edit]

  • Republicans

District 29A[edit]

Charles & St. Mary's Counties

  • Democrats
    • John F. Wood, Jr. (WINNER)
  • Republicans

District 29B[edit]

St. Mary's County

  • Democrats
    • JOhn L. Bohanan, Jr. (WINNER)

District 29C[edit]

Calvert & St. Mary's Counties

Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Anthony J. O'Donnell, Rep. 7,739   60.3%    Won
Norma Powers, Dem. 18,533   39.6%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 11   0.1%    Lost

Maryland House of Delegates District 30[edit]

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Michael E. Busch, Dem. 22,479   17.1%    Won
Virginia P. Clagett, Dem. 22,360   17.0%    Won
Ronald A. George, Rep. 21,811   16.6%    Won
Barbara Samorajczyk, Dem. 21,758   16.5%    Lost
Andy Smarick, Rep. 20,594   15.6%    Lost
Ron Elfenbein, Rep. 20,457   15.5%    Lost
David Whitney, Constitution 2,225   1.7%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 80   0.1%    

Maryland House of Delegates District 31[edit]

Fmr. Del. John R. Leopold (R) ran and won the Anne Arundel County Executive race

Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Steve Schuh, Rep. 19,049   18.4%    Won
Nicholaus R. Kipke, Rep. 18,150   17.5%    Won
Don Dwyer, Jr., Rep. 17,558   17.0%    Won
Joan Cadden, Dem. 17,533   16.9%    Lost
Thomas J. Fleckenstein, Dem. 16,654   16.1%    Lost
Craig A. Reynolds, Dem. 14,454   14.0%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 58   0.1%    

District 32 (House)[edit]

Voters to choose three:[2]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Mary Ann Love, Dem. 15,823   19%    Won
Theodore J. Sophocleus, Dem. 15,382   18%    Won
Pamel Beidle, Rep.       Won
      Lost
      Lost
      Lost

Maryland House of Delegates District 33A[edit]

Fmr. Del David G. Boschert ran for Anne Arundel County Executive on the republican ticket and lost the primary.

Voters to choose two:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
James King Rep. 18,542   29.0%    Won
Tony McConkey, Rep. 16,655   26.0%    Won
Patricia Weathersbee, Dem. 15,226   23.8%    Lost
Paul G. Rudolph, Dem. 13,461   21.0%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 73   0.1%    

Maryland House of Delegates District 33B[edit]

Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Robert A. Costa, Rep. 10,484   58.1%    Won
Mike Shay, Dem. 7,568   41.9%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 7   0.0%    

District 34A[edit]

Voters to choose two:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Mary Dulany James, Dem. 12,697   31.7%    Won
B. Daniel Riley, Dem. 10,969   27.3%    Won
Glen Glass, Rep. 8,554   21.0%    Lost
Sheryl Davis Kohl, Rep. 8,085   19.9%    Lost
Write-In's 22   0.1%    Lost

District 34B[edit]

Cecil County

Voters to choose one:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Susan K. McComas, Rep. 10,922   62.5%    Won
David Carey, Dem. 6,536   37.4%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 9   0.1%    

District 35A[edit]

Voters to choose two:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Barry Glassman, Rep. 21,766   40.1%    Won
Donna Stifler, Rep. 18,909   34.8%    Won
Craig H. DeRan, Dem. 13,589   25.0%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 81   0.1%    

District 35B[edit]

Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Susan K. McComas, Rep. 10,922   62.5%    Won
David Carey, Dem. 6,536   37.4%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 9   0.1%    

District 36[edit]

Voters to choose one per county:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., Rep. 17,764   53.4%    Won
Mark Guns, Dem. 15,475   46.6%    Lost
Voters to choose one per county:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Mary Roe Walkup, Rep. 19,430   59.0%    Won
Joan O. Horsey, Dem. 13,498   41.0%    Won
Voters to choose one per county:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Richard A. Sossi, Rep. 19,450   53.4%    Won
Wheeler R. Baker, Dem. 16,950   46.6%    Lost

District 37A[edit]

  • Republicans

District 37B[edit]

Voters to choose two:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Adelaide C. Eckardt, Rep. 19,980   34.5%    Won
Jeannie Haddaway, Rep. 18,677   32.2%    Won
James A. Adkins, Dem. 9,640   16.6%    Lost
Tim Quinn, Dem. 9,588   16.6%    Lost
Other Write-In's 34   0.1%    Lost

District 38A[edit]

  • 2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 38A[1]
Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
D. Page Elmore, Rep. 8,030   63.3%    Won
Patrick M. Armstrong, Dem. 4,652   36.6%    Lost
Other Write-In's 6   0.1%    Lost

District 38B[edit]

  • Democrats
    • Norman Conway, (WINNER)
    • James Mathias, appointed to fill seat of Bennett Bozman in summer 2006, (WINNER)
  • Republicans
    • Bonnie Luna
    • Michael James

District 39[edit]

Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Perecent Outcome
Nancy J. King, Democratic 18,651   23.5%    Won
Charles E. Barkley, Democratic 18,253   23.0%    Won
Saqib Ali, Democratic 16,455   20.7%    Won
David Nichols, Republican   9,278   11.7%    Lost
Gary Scott, Republican   8,363   10.4%    Lost
Bill Witham, Republican   8,244   10.4%    Lost

Baltimore City[edit]

District 40[edit]

Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Frank M. Conaway, Jr. Dem. 16,432   32.4%    Won
Barbara A. Robinson, Dem. 16,032   31.6%    Won
Shawn Z. Tarrant, Dem. 13,921   27.5%    Won
Jan E. Danforth, Green 4,135   8.2%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 177   0.3%    

District 41[edit]

  • Republicans

District 43[edit]

Baltimore City

Voters to choose three:[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Curt Anderson, Democratic 22,315   29.4%    Won
Maggie McIntosh, Democratic 22,093   29.1%    Won
Ann Marie Doory, Democratic 21,219   28.0%    Won
Armand F. Girard, Republican 3,425   4.5%    Lost
David G.S. Greene, Green 2,619   3.5%    Lost
Brandy Baker, Green 2,267   3.0%    Lost
Richard J. Ochs, Green 1,772   2.3%    Lost

District 44[edit]

Baltimore City

Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Melvin L. Stukes Democratic 13,173   34.0%    Won
Ruth M. Kirk, Democratic 12,894   33.3%    Won
Keith E. Haynes, Democratic 12,565   32.4%    Won
Other Write-Ins 129   0.3%    

District 45[edit]

Baltimore City

Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Cheryl Glenn, Democratic 16,911   32.6%    Won
Hattie N. Harrison, Democratic 16,804   31.0%    Won
Talmadge Branch, Democratic 16,014   30.9%    Won
Ronald M. Owens-Bey, Populist 2,727   5.3%    Lost
Other write-ins 111   .2%    Lost

District 46[edit]

Baltimore City

Voters to choose three:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Peter A. Hammen, Dem. 15,883   29.6%    Won
Carolyn J. Krysiak, Dem. 15, 856   29.6%    Won
Brian K. McHale, Dem. 13,921   29.0%    Won
Peter Kimos, Rep. 6,219   11.6%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 154   0.3%    

District 47[edit]

Senate[edit]

District 1[edit]

Four-term incumbent Senator John J. Hafer announced his retirement on May 4, 2005. This seat will stay in Republican hands, with House Minority Leader George C. Edwards the overwhelming favorite.

Declared candidates[edit]

Republicans[edit]

George C. Edwards, incumbent (6th term); House Minority Leader, former Garrett County Commissioner, from Grantsville

Democrats[edit]

no candidates at this time

Potential candidates[edit]

Republicans[edit]

no candidates at this time

Democrats[edit]

Kevin Kelly, incumbent (3rd term); attorney, from Cumberland

District 11 (Senate)[edit]

  • Democrats
    • Bobby A. Zirkin (WINNER)
    • Scott Rifkin
  • Republicans
no candidates at this time

District 13 (Senate)[edit]

Incumbent Senator Sandra B. Schrader has been targeted by Democrats in this Democratic-leaning district which is represented by three Democrats on the House side. Outgoing Howard County Executive James N. Robey is running for this seat which should be one of the livlier contests of the cycle.

Declared candidates[edit]

Republicans[edit]
  • Sandra B. Schrader, incumbent (1st term), former legislative aide to State Sen. Martin G. Madden.
Democrats[edit]
  • James N. Robey, current Howard County Executive, former county police chief.

Potential candidates[edit]

Republicans[edit]

no candidates at this time

Democrats[edit]

no candidates at this time

External links[edit]

District 20 (Senate)[edit]

This legislative district is highly Democratic and thus this seat will remain in Democratic hands.

Declared candidates[edit]

Democrats[edit]

District 21 (Senate)[edit]

John Giannetti, who lost the Democratic primary and re-registered as a Republican, was on the ballot against former Delegate and Ambassador Jim Rosapepe who won the Democratic primary. In late February 2006, the potential race made national headlines as Giannetti performed the Heimlich maneuver on Rosapepe to dislodge a piece of seafood while the two were by chance at the same restaurant in Annapolis.[1]

Declared candidates[edit]

Republicans[edit]
  • John Giannetti, incumbent (1st term); former one term Delegate; attorney.

Lost In Democratic Primary. Re-Nominated as Republican.

Democrats[edit]
  • John Giannetti, incumbent (1st term); former one term Delegate; attorney. Lost In Primary.
  • Jim Rosapepe, Former Delegate and Ambassador to Romania during the Clinton Administration. Former member of the University of Maryland Board of Regents. (WINNER)

Potential candidates[edit]

Republicans[edit]

none before Giannetti changed parties

Democrats[edit]
  • Rex Smith, Businessman. Former unsuccessful delegate candidate. Laurel, Md.

District 30 (Senate)[edit]

John Astle has been re-elected easily, but will face a very tough challenge in November from Republican nominee Delegate Herb McMillan.

Declared candidates[edit]

Democrats[edit]
  • John Astle, incumbent (3rd term); three-term former Delegate, and helicopter pilot, from Annapolis.

External links[edit]

Republicans[edit]
  • Herb McMillan, incumbent (1st term); former Annapolis city alderman; 2001 Republican nominee for Mayor of Annapolis; Airline Pilot; from Annapolis.

External links[edit]

District 31 (Senate)[edit]

This Maryland State Senate race could be one of the most competitive districts in Maryland. Phil Jimeno announced in early May that he would not be seeking re-election. Firebrand conservative Don Dwyer announced in May that he would forego re-election and seek this seat, but quit the race one month later. With five candidates seeking the seat, the Republican primary will be extremely competitive.

Declared candidates[edit]

Democrats[edit]
Republicans[edit]

External links[edit]

District 32 (Senate)[edit]

This Maryland State Senate race could become competitive, as Republicans have targeted State Senator Ed DeGrange for defeat in 2006.

Declared candidates[edit]

Democrats[edit]
Republicans[edit]

External links[edit]

District 33 (Senate)[edit]

This race is located in one of the most Republican districts in Maryland. State Senator Janet Greenip defeated incumbent Democratic Senator and former Republican Robert R. Neall.

Declared candidates[edit]

Republicans[edit]
Democrats[edit]
  • Scott Hymes, 'Businessman and Executive Director of the Severn Riverkeeper Program' from Crownsville. Vice President of the Herald Harbor Citizens Association and appointed member of the Severn River Commission.

External links[edit]

District 36[edit]

Declared candidates[edit]

Democrats[edit]

District 37[edit]

Declared candidates[edit]

Democrats[edit]
  • Hilary Spence - President of the Talbot County Council, serving her second term

Unaffliated[edit]

District 42[edit]

This district, which includes Towson, Lutherville and Timonium, leans slightly Republican (George Bush won the district by 567 votes).

Declared candidates[edit]

Democrats[edit]
Republicans[edit]

Potential candidates[edit]

Democrats[edit]

no candidates at this time

Republicans[edit]

Douglas B. Riley

External links[edit]

District 43[edit]

Declared candidates[edit]

Greens[edit]
  • Maria Allwine

District 44[edit]

District 45[edit]

District 46[edit]

District 47[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Sept, 01 2007
  2. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Nov. 13, 2007

See also[edit]