Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 4, 2008 Maryland General Election

Maryland

Note: Candidate pictures are the most current we have on file. Because this is a past election, they may not show a candidate’s likeness at the time of the election. Likewise, some of the links to websites, emails, and social media may be broken.
US President & Vice President (Maryland)
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Barack Obama - D
Websitemy.barackobama.com
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Joe Biden - D
Websitewww.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-biden
74
Blaine Taylor - D
Websitedemocracy.com/Taylor-Congress/bio.aspx
70
John McCain - R
Websitewww.johnmccain.com
80
Sarah Palin - R
Websitewww.palinforgovernor.com/
Cynthia Mckinney - G
Websitewww.runcynthiarun.org
Rosa Clemente - G
Bob Barr - L
Websitewww.bobbarr2008.com
Wayne Allen Root - L
Websitewww.rootforamerica.com/home/index.php
Lawson Mitchell Bone - I
Theodis "Ted" Brown, Sr.
Raedeen R. Heupel - I
Ronald G. Hobbs - I
Frank Moore
Websitewww.frankmooreforpresident08.com/
Ralph Nader - I
Websitewww.votenader.org
Matt Gonzalez - I
Websitewww.votenader.org/about/matt-gonzalez/
Lynne A. Starr
Chuck Baldwin - REF
Darrell Castle - CON
Donald K. Allen - U
Websitewww.donaldkallenforpresident.com
US House of Representatives
Congressional District 1
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Richard James Davis - L
Websitewww.davis4congress.com
Andy Harris - R
Websitewww.andyharris.com
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Frank M. Kratovil, Jr. - D
Websitewww.kratovil.com
Congressional District 2
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Lorenzo Gaztanaga - L
Websitecitizen4quinn.org/lorenzo-gaztanaga.html
Richard Pryce Matthews - R
Websitewww.richardmatthews.org/
C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger - D
Websitedutchforcongress.com
71
Congressional District 3
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Thomas E. "Pinkston" Harris - R
Websiteteapartycheer.com/bios/mid-atlantic/maryland/thomas-pinkston-harris-md-bio
John P. Sarbanes - D
Websitewww.johnsarbanes.com
54
Congressional District 4
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Donna Edwards - D
Websitedonnaedwardsforcongress.com
58
Peter James - R
Thibeaux Lincecum - L
Steve Schulin - I
Congressional District 5
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Collins Bailey - R
Websitewww.baileyforuscongress.com
Steny H. Hoyer - D
Websitewww.hoyerforcongress.com
77
Darlene H. Nicholas - L
Congressional District 6
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Roscoe G. Bartlett - R
Websitewww.bartlettforcongress.org
90
Jennifer P. Dougherty - D
Websitejenniferdougherty.com
Gary W. Sr. Hoover - L
Congressional District 7
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Ray "Captain" Bly - R
Elijah E. Cummings - D
Websitecummings.house.gov
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Michael T. Hargadon - R
Websitewww.hargadonforuscongress.com/
Ronald M. Owens-Bey - L
Congressional District 8
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Gordon Clark - G
Websitewww.clarkforcongress.net
Steve Hudson - R
Websitewww.stevehudson2008.com
Ian Thomas - L
Chris Van Hollen - D
Websitewww.vanhollen.org
58
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Question 1 - Constitutional Amendment - Early Voting; Polling Places; Absentee Ballots
Authorizes the General Assembly to enact legislation to allow qualified voters to vote at polling places inside or outside of their election districts or wards and to vote up to two weeks before an election. This amendment also authorizes the General Assembly to enact legislation to allow absentee voting by qualified voters who choose to vote by absentee ballot, in addition to voters who are absent at the time of the election or who are unable to vote personally.For the Constitutional AmendmentAgainst the Constitutional Amendment
Question 2 - Constitutional Amendment - Authorizing Video Lottery Terminals (Slot Machines) to Fund Education
Authorizes the State to issue up to five video lottery licenses for the primary purpose of raising revenue for education of children in public schools, prekindergarten through grade 12, public school construction and improvements, and construction of capital projects at community colleges and higher education institutions. No more than a total number of 15,000 video lottery terminals may be authorized in the State, and only one license may be issued for each specified location in Anne Arundel, Cecil, Worcester, and Allegany Counties, and Baltimore City. Any additional forms or expansion of commercial gaming in Maryland is prohibited, unless approved by a voter referendum.For the Constitutional AmendmentAgainst the Constitutional Amendment
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