Maryland's congressional districts

Maryland's congressional districts since 2013[1]

Maryland is divided into eight congressional districts, each represented by a member of the United States House of Representatives. After the 2010 Census, the number of Maryland's seats remained unchanged, giving evidence of stable population growth relative to the United States at large. Maryland is considered to be one of the most gerrymandered states in the country.[2]

Maryland is unusual in that its number of districts is at an all-time high and is tied with the state's previous record of seats, which was set and lost in the early nineteenth century.

Current districts and representatives

List of members of the Marylander United States House delegation, their terms, their district boundaries, and the districts' political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation has eight members, including seven Democrats and one Republican.

District Representative Party CPVI Incumbency District map
1st Andrew P. Harris (R-Delmarva) Republican R+14 January 3, 2011 – present
2nd Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Baltimore) Democratic D+7 January 3, 2003 – present
3rd John Sarbanes (D-Towson) Democratic D+7 January 3, 2007 – present
4th Donna Edwards (D-Fort Washington) Democratic D+23 June 17, 2008 – present
5th Steny Hoyer (D-Mechanicsville) Democratic D+11 May 19, 1981 – present
6th John Delaney (D-Frederick) Democratic D+4 January 3, 2013 – present
7th Elijah Cummings (D-Baltimore) Democratic D+23 April 16, 1996 – present
8th Chris Van Hollen (D-Kensington) Democratic D+10 January 3, 2003 – present

Historical and present district boundaries

Table of United States congressional district boundary maps in the State of Maryland, presented chronologically.[3] All redistricting events that took place in Maryland between 1973 and 2013 are shown.

Year Statewide map Baltimore highlight
1973 – 1982
1983 – 1992
1993 – 2002
2003 – 2013
Since 2013

Obsolete districts

See also


  1. "The national atlas". Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  2. Ingraham, Christopher. "America's most gerrymandered congressional districts". The Washington Post. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  3. "Digital Boundary Definitions of United States Congressional Districts, 1789-2012.". Retrieved October 18, 2014.
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