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Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Maryland
  • Residence: Baltimore
  • Born: July 20, 1936; Baltimore, Md.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Single
  • Education: Mount Saint Agnes College, B.A. 1958 (sociology); U. of Maryland, M.S.W. 1965
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Baltimore City Council, 1971-77; Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 1974; U.S. House, 1977-87; U.S. Senate, 1987-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1986 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations - Chairwoman (Commerce-Justice-Science - Chairwoman; Defense; Labor-HHS-Education; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families; Primary Health & Aging); Select Intelligence
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Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general (U.S. senator) Barbara Mikulski (D) 1,140,531 62.2%
Eric Wargotz (R) 655,666 35.8%
Kenniss Henry (GREEN) 20,717 1.1%
Richard Shawver (CNSTP) 14,746 0.8%
write-ins (WRI) 1,644 0.1%
Claud Asbury (WRI) 204 0%
Donald Kaplan (WRI) 110 0%
James Lynch (WRI) 84  
Lih Young (WRI) 80  
Denise L. Whittington (WRI) 56  
Robert J. Evans (WRI) 14  
Mary Catherine Podlesak (WRI) 6  
2004 general (U.S. senator) Barbara Mikulski (D) 1,504,691 64.8%
E.J. Pipkin (R) 783,055 33.7%
Maria Allwine (GREEN) 24,816 1.1%
Thomas Trump (CNSTP) 9,009 0.4%
write-ins (Write-In) 1,299 0.1%
Robert Gemmill II (LIBERT) 204 0%
Ray Bly (R) 109 0%
1998 general (U.S. senator) Barbara A. Mikulski (D) 1,062,810 70.5%
Ross Z. Pierpont (R) 444,637 29.5%
1992 general (U.S. senator) Barbara A. Mikulski (D) 1,307,610 71%
Alan L. Keyes (R) 533,688 29%
1986 general (U.S. senator) Barbara A. Mikulski (D) 675,225 61%
Linda Chavez (R) 437,411 39%
1984 general (MD-03 representative) Barbara A. Mikulski (D) 133,189 68.2%
Ross Pierpont (R) 59,493 30.5%
1982 general (MD-03 representative) Barbara A. Mikulski (D) 110,042 74%
H. Robert Scherr (R) 38,259 26%
1980 general (MD-03 representative) Barbara A. Mikulski (D) 102,293 76%
Russell T. Schaffer (R) 32,074 24%
1978 general (MD-03 representative) Barbara A. Mikulski (D) 91,189 100%
1976 general (MD-03 representative) Barbara A. Mikulski (D) 107,014 75%
Samuel A. Culotta (R) 36,447 25%
1974 general (U.S. senator) Charles Mathias (R) 503,223 57.3%
Barbara Mikulski (D) 374,563 42.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 61.92% John McCain: 36.47%
2012 : 61.97% Barbara A. Prokopich: 0%
2004 John Kerry: 56% George W. Bush: 43%
2000 Al Gore: 56% George W. Bush: 40%
1996 Bill Clinton: 54% Robert Dole: 38%
1992 Bill Clinton: 50% George H. W. Bush: 36%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 48% George H. W. Bush: 51%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 47% :

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