1801 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland

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Only three of the eight Maryland incumbents were re-elected.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Maryland 1 George Dent Federalist 1792 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
John Campbell (Federalist) 76.6%
Frances Digges (Democratic-Republican) 23.4%
Maryland 2 John C. Thomas Federalist 1798 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Richard Sprigg, Jr. (Democratic-Republican) 65.0%
John C. Thomas (Federalist) 35.0%
Maryland 3 William Craik Federalist 1796 (Special) Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold
Thomas Plater (Federalist) 53.1%
Patrick Magruder (Democratic-Republican) 46.9%
Maryland 4 George Baer, Jr. Federalist 1796 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Daniel Hiester (Democratic-Republican) 57.4%
Eli Williams (Federalist) 42.6%
Maryland 5 Samuel Smith Democratic-Republican 1792 Incumbent re-elected. Samuel Smith[Note 1] (Democratic-Republican)
Charles Ridgely (Federalist)
Maryland 6 Gabriel Christie Democratic-Republican 1792
1794 (Lost)
1798
Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
John Archer (Democratic-Republican) 95.7%
John Carlisle (Federalist) 3.9%
Philip Thomas (Federalist) 0.4%
Maryland 7 Joseph H. Nicholson Democratic-Republican 1798 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Joseph H. Nicholson (Democratic-Republican) 99.7%
Solomon Jones 0.3%
Maryland 8 John Dennis Federalist 1796 Incumbent re-elected. John Dennis (Federalist) 89.4%
William Polk (Democratic-Republican) 10.6%

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  1. ^ Source does not give numbers of votes or has incomplete data

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