2012 Maryland House Race for District 8 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Maryland house race in district 8. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Maryland House Race for District 8 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Maryland house election - class or district 8
PercVotesPartyCandidate
62.5%192711DChris van Hollen
33.9%104391RKen Timmerman
2.1%6624LMark Grannis
1.5%4498GGeorge Gluck
Election Information for Maryland
Primary DateApril 03, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentChris Van Hollen
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Maryland House Race for District 8

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat house Primary Election in Maryland - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews
92%33929Chris Van Hollen32
8%2802George English0
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in Maryland - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews
46%12813Ken Timmerman0
32%8955Dave Wallace0
13%3482Shelly Skolnick0
9%2398Gus Alzona5

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
March 13, 2012Last day to register to vote in the April 3, 2012 primary election.
April 03, 2012Primary election date for the House, Senate, and President.
October 16, 2012Last day to register to vote in the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 8 in Maryland

House District 8 in Maryland

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 8 in Maryland in 2012
Past Election Results - Maryland District 8
Chris Van Hollen
74%
2010
25%
Michael Lee Philips
Chris Van Hollen
75%
2008
22%
Steve Hudson
Chris Van Hollen
77%
2006
22%
Jeffrey Stein
Chris Van Hollen
75%
2004
25%
Chuck Floyd
Chris Van Hollen
52%
2002
48%
Constance A. Morella
Lih Young
0%
2000
52%
Constance A. Morella
Ralph G. Neas
40%
1998
60%
Constance A. Morella
Donald Mooers
39%
1996
61%
Constance A. Morella
Steven Van Grack
30%
1994
70%
Constance A. Morella
Edward J. Heffernan
27%
1992
73%
Constance A. Morella