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Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.)

  • District: 7th District, Central -- most of Baltimore, Ellicott City
  • Residence: Baltimore
  • Born: January 18, 1951; Baltimore, Md.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings; three children
  • Education: Howard U., B.A. 1973 (political science); U. of Maryland, J.D. 1976
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Md. House, 1983-96 (speaker pro tempore, 1995); U.S. House, 1996-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (9th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Oversight & Government Reform - Ranking Member; Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials); Benghazi Attack - Ranking Member; Joint Economic
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State Information: 7th District, Central -- most of Baltimore, Ellicott City

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Elijah Cummings (D) 247,770 76.5%
Frank Mirabile (R) 67,405 20.8%
Ronald Owens-Bey (LIBERT) 8,211 2.5%
Write In (WRI) 394 0.1%
Charles Smith (D) 28 0%
Ty Busch (D) 10  
2010 general Elijah Cummings (D) 152,669 75.2%
Frank Mirabile (R) 46,375 22.8%
Scott Spencer (LIBERT) 3,814 1.9%
write-ins (WRI) 135 0.1%
Fred Dickson (WRI) 55 0%
Ray Bly (WRI) 20 0%
2008 general Elijah Cummings (D) 227,379 79.5%
Michael Hargadon (R) 53,147 18.6%
Ronald Owens-Bey (LIBERT) 5,214 1.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 280 0.1%
2006 general Elijah Cummings (D) 158,830 98.1%
write-ins (Write-In) 3,147 1.9%
2004 general Elijah Cummings (D) 179,189 73.4%
Tony Salazar (R) 60,102 24.6%
Virginia Rodino (GREEN) 4,727 1.9%
write-ins (Write-In) 165 0.1%
2002 general Elijah Cummings (D) 137,047 73.5%
Joseph Ward (R) 49,172 26.4%
write-ins (Write-In) 175 0.1%
2000 general Elijah Cummings (D) 134,066 87.1%
Kenneth Kondner (R) 19,773 12.8%
write-in (Write-In) 135 0.1%
1998 general Elijah E. Cummings (D) 112,699 85.7%
Kenneth Kondner (R) 18,742 14.2%
Dorothy C. Jennings (I) 6  
1996 general Elijah E. Cummings (D) 115,764 83.5%
Kenneth Kondner (R) 22,929 16.5%
Barry Farley (Write-In) 2  
1996 special Elijah E. Cummings (D) 18,870 80.9%
Kenneth Kondner (R) 4,449 19.1%
write-ins (Write-In) 6 0%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 75% Mitt Romney: 23%
2008 Barack Obama: 76% John McCain: 23%

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