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United States House of Representatives, Maryland District 6

Maryland's 6th congressional district
Current Representative John Delaney (DPotomac)
Cook PVI D+2[1]

Maryland's 6th congressional district elects a representative to the United States House of Representatives from the northwest part of the state. Today the district comprises all of Garrett, Allegany, and Washington counties as well as portions of Montgomery and Frederick counties. The seat is currently represented by John Delaney (D).

History

The Maryland 6th District was one of the original districts that had a congressman starting in 1789. At that time, the district essentially had what remains its modern boundaries, consisting of the Maryland panhandle and areas eastward, all the way to the modern western boundary of the District of Columbia. However after the 1790 census Maryland's representation increased to 8 congresspersons. The new sixth district was in the north-east corner of the state east of Baltimore, covering essentially the modern counties of Harford, Cecil and Kent.[2]

In 2012 the district was found to be the ninth least compact congressional district in the United States.[3]

Recent elections

List of representatives

Representative Took office Left office Party Notes/Events
1 Daniel Carroll March 4, 1789 March 3, 1791 Pro-Administration
2 Upton Sheredine March 4, 1791 March 3, 1793 style="background:Template:United States political party color" | Anti-Administration
3 Gabriel Christie March 4, 1793 March 3, 1795 style="background:Template:United States political party color" | Anti-Administration
March 4, 1795 March 3, 1797 Democratic-Republican
4 William Matthews March 4, 1797 March 3, 1799 Federalist
5 Gabriel Christie March 4, 1799 March 3, 1801 Democratic-Republican
6 John Archer March 4, 1801 March 3, 1807 Democratic-Republican
7 John Montgomery March 4, 1807 April 29, 1811 Democratic-Republican resigned after being appointed Attorney General of Maryland
8 Stevenson Archer October 26, 1811 March 3, 1817 Democratic-Republican
9 Thomas Culbreth March 4, 1817 March 3, 1821 Democratic-Republican
10 Jeremiah Cosden March 4, 1821 March 19, 1822 Democratic-Republican contested election
11 Philip Reed March 19, 1822 March 3, 1823 Democratic-Republican
12 George E. Mitchell March 4, 1823 March 3, 1825 Adams-Clay DR
March 4, 1825 March 3, 1827 style="background:Template:United States political party color" | Jacksonian
13 Levin Gale March 4, 1827 March 3, 1829 style="background:Template:United States political party color" | Jacksonian
14 George E. Mitchell December 7, 1829 June 28, 1832 style="background:Template:United States political party color" | Jacksonian Died
15 Charles S. Sewall October 1, 1832 March 3, 1833 style="background:Template:United States political party color" | Jacksonian
16 William C. Johnson March 4, 1833 March 3, 1835 Anti-Jacksonian
17 Francis Thomas March 4, 1835 March 3, 1837 style="background:Template:United States political party color" | Jacksonian Redistricted from the 7th district
March 4, 1837 March 3, 1841 Democratic
18 John T. Mason, Jr. March 4, 1841 March 3, 1843 Democratic
19 Thomas A. Spence March 4, 1843 March 3, 1845 Whig
20 Edward H. C. Long March 4, 1845 March 3, 1847 Whig
21 John W. Crisfield March 4, 1847 March 3, 1849 Whig
22 John B. Kerr March 4, 1849 March 3, 1851 Whig
23 Joseph S. Cottman March 4, 1851 March 3, 1853 Independent Whig
24 Augustus R. Sollers March 4, 1853 March 3, 1855 Whig
25 Thomas F. Bowie March 4, 1855 March 3, 1859 Democratic
26 George W. Hughes March 4, 1859 March 3, 1861 Democratic
27 Charles B. Calvert March 4, 1861 March 3, 1863 Unionist
This seat was abolished after the census of 1860, but was reinstated after the census of 1870.
28 Lloyd Lowndes, Jr. March 4, 1873 March 3, 1875 Republican
29 William Walsh March 4, 1875 March 3, 1879 Democratic
30 Milton G. Urner March 4, 1879 March 3, 1883 Republican
31 Louis E. McComas March 4, 1883 March 3, 1891 Republican
32 William M. McKaig March 4, 1891 March 3, 1895 Democratic
33 George Louis Wellington March 4, 1895 March 3, 1897 Republican
34 John McDonald March 4, 1897 March 3, 1899 Republican
35 George A. Pearre March 4, 1899 March 3, 1911 Republican
36 David J. Lewis March 4, 1911 March 3, 1917 Democratic
37
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Frederick N. Zihlman
March 4, 1917 March 3, 1931 Republican
38 David J. Lewis March 4, 1931 January 3, 1939 Democratic
39 William D. Byron January 3, 1939 February 27, 1941 Democratic Died
40 Katharine Byron May 27, 1941 January 3, 1943 Democratic
41 James G. Beall January 3, 1943 January 3, 1953 Republican
42 DeWitt S. Hyde January 3, 1953 January 3, 1959 Republican
43 John R. Foley January 3, 1959 January 3, 1961 Democratic
44 Charles M. Mathias, Jr. January 3, 1961 January 3, 1969 Republican
45 John G. Beall, Jr. January 3, 1969 January 3, 1971 Republican
46 Goodloe E. Byron January 3, 1971 October 11, 1978 Democratic Died
47 Beverly Butcher Byron January 3, 1979 January 3, 1993 Democratic
48 Roscoe G. Bartlett January 3, 1993 January 3, 2013 Republican
49 John K. Delaney January 3, 2013 Present Democratic Incumbent

Election Results

1990

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 1990[4]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Beverly B. Byron (inc.) 106,502 65.35%
Republican Christopher P. Fiotes, Jr. 92,030 38.43%
Totals 162,981 100.00%
Democratic hold

1992

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 1992[5]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett 125,564 54.17%
Democratic Thomas H. Hattery 106,224 45.83%
Totals 231,788 100.00%
Republican gain from Democratic

1994

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 1994[6]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 122,809 65.95%
Democratic Paul Muldowney 63,411 34.05%
Totals 186,220 100.00%
Republican hold

1996

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 1996[7]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 132,853 56.83%
Democratic Stephen Crawford 100,910 43.16%
Write-ins 25 0.01%
Totals 233,788 100.00%
Republican hold

1998

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 1998[8]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 127,802 63.42%
Democratic Timothy D. McCown 73,728 36.58%
Totals 201,530 100.00%
Republican hold

2000

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 2000[9]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 168,624 60.65%
Democratic Donald M. DeArmon 109,136 39.25%
Write-ins 285 0.10%
Totals 278,045 100.00%
Republican hold

2002

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 2002[10]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 147,825 66.17%
Democratic Donald M. DeArmon 75,575 33.83%
Totals 223,400 100.00%
Republican hold

2004

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 2004[11]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 206,076 67.45%
Democratic Kenneth T. Bosley 90,108 29.49%
Green Gregory T. Hemingway 9,324 3.05%
Totals 305,508 100.00%
Republican hold

2006

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 2006[12]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 141,200 58.97%
Democratic Andrew J. Duck 92,030 38.43%
Green Robert E. Kozak 6,095 2.55%
Write-ins 128 0.05%
Totals 239,453 100.00%
Republican hold

2008

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 2008[13]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 190,926 57.76%
Democratic Jennifer Dougherty 128,207 38.79%
Libertarian Gary W. Hoover, Sr. 11,060 3.35%
Write-ins 342 0.10%
Totals 330,535 100.00%
Republican hold

2010

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 2010[14]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Roscoe Bartlett (inc.) 148,820 61.45%
Democratic Andrew J. Duck 80,455 33.22%
Libertarian Dan Massey 6,816 2.81%
Constitution Michael Reed 5,907 2.44%
Write-ins 191 0.08%
Totals 242,189 100.00%
Republican hold

2012

Marylands's 6th congressional district election, 2012[15]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic John Delaney 181,921 58.8%
Republican Roscoe G. Bartlett (inc.) 117,313 37.9%
Libertarian Nickolaus Mueller 9,916 3.2%
N/A Others (write-in) 399 0.1%
Totals 309,549 100%
Democratic gain from Republican

References

  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

Coordinates: 39°42′N 78°06′W / 39.7°N 78.1°W / 39.7; -78.1

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