United States Senate election in Maryland, 2004

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United States Senate election in Maryland, 2004
Maryland
1998 ←
November 2, 2004
→ 2010

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Nominee Barbara Mikulski E. J. Pipkin
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,504,691 783,055
Percentage 64.8% 33.7%

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County results

U.S. Senator before election

Barbara Mikulski
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

Barbara Mikulski
Democratic

The 2004 United States Senate election in Maryland was held on November 2, 2004. Incumbent Democrat U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski won re-election to a fourth term.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Barbara Mikulski, incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Robert Kaufman, social organizer
  • Sid Altman, accountant

Results[edit]

Democratic Primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara A. Mikulski (inc.) 408,848 89.88%
Democratic A. Robert Kaufman 32,127 7.06%
Democratic Sid Altman 13,901 3.06%
Totals 454,876 100%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • E. J. Pipkin, State Senator
  • John Stafford, government bureaucrat
  • Eileen Martin, educator
  • Dorothy Curry Jennings, educator
  • Earl S. Gordon, surveyor
  • Gene Zarwell, perennial candidate
  • Ray Bly, Vietnam War veteran
  • James A. Kodak, research associate at the University of Maryland
  • Corrogan R. Vaughn, Baptist deacon

Results[edit]

Republican Primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican E. J. Pipkin 70,229 50.58%
Republican John Stafford 14,661 10.56%
Republican Eileen Martin 11,748 8.46%
Republican Dorothy Curry Jennings 10,401 7.49%
Republican Earl S. Gordon 8,233 5.93%
Republican Gene Zarwell 6,865 4.94%
Republican Ray Bly 6,244 4.50%
Republican James A. Kodak 5,328 3.84%
Republican Corrogan R. Vaughn 5,146 3.71%
Totals 138,855 100%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Maryland, 2004[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Barbara A. Mikulski (inc.) 1,504,691 64.80% -5.70%
Republican E. J. Pipkin 783,055 33.72% +4.23%
Green Maria Allwine 24,816 1.07%
Constitution Thomas Trump 9,009 0.39%
Write-ins 360 0.02%
Majority 721,636 31.08% -9.93%
Total votes 2,321,931 100%
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Maryland State Board of Elections. Elections.state.md.us (2004-04-06). Retrieved on 2011-06-17.
  2. ^ 2004 ELECTION STATISTICS. Clerk.house.gov. Retrieved on 2011-06-17.

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