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Maryland, House of Delegates, District 6

Maryland House of Delegates District 6
Current incumbentRobin L. Grammer, Jr. Republican Party
Bob Long Republican Party
Ric Metzgar Republican Party
Population123,314
Race76.51% White, 16.17% Black, 2.87% Two or More Races, 1.89% Other, 1.80% Asian, 0.73% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.03% Pacific Islander

Maryland's sixth state house district is represented by Republican Representatives Robin L. Grammer, Jr., Bob Long and Ric Metzgar

As of the 2010 census, a total of 123,314 civilians reside within Maryland's sixth state house district. Maryland state delegates represent an average of 40,947 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 37,564 residents.

About the office

Members of the Maryland House of Delegates serve four-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Maryland legislators assume office the second Wednesday in January after the election.

Qualifications

Section 9 of Article 3 of the Maryland Constitution states:

A person is eligible to serve as a Senator or Delegate, who on the date of his election, (1) is a citizen of the State of Maryland, (2) has resided therein for at least one year next preceding that date, and (3) if the district which he has been chosen to represent has been established for at least six months prior to the date of his election, has resided in that district for six months next preceding that date.

If the district which the person has been chosen to represent has been established less than six months prior to the date of his election, then in addition to (1) and (2) above, he shall have resided in the district for as long as it has been established.

A person is eligible to serve as a Senator, if he has attained the age of twenty-five years, or as a Delegate, if he has attained the age of twenty-one years, on the date of his election.

Salaries

State legislators
SalaryPer diem
$50,330/year$106/day for lodging; $47/day for meals.

Vacancies

The governor is responsible for filling all vacancies in the house.

The governor has 30 days after the vacancy to make an appointment based on the recommendations of the political party committee that holds the vacant seat. The political party committee has up to 30 days after the vacancy to submit a list of recommended candidates to the governor. If the party committee fails to act within the 30 day deadline, the governor has 15 days to appoint a person from the political party that last held the seat.

The person appointed to the seat serves for the remainder of the unfilled term.

Elections

2018

General election
General election for Maryland House of Delegates District 6 (3 seats)

The following candidates ran in the general election for Maryland House of Delegates District 6 on November 6, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Bob Long (R)
19.7
18,291

Robin L. Grammer, Jr. (R)
19.5
18,084

Ric Metzgar (R)
19.2
17,803

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Nicholas D'Adamo Jr. (D)
13.9
12,847

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Megan Ann Mioduszewski (D)
13.2
12,213

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Diane DeCarlo (D)
12.9
12,000

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Michael Lyden (L)
1.6
1,459
Other/Write-in votes
0.1
59

Total votes: 92,756
Democratic primary election
Democratic primary for Maryland House of Delegates District 6 (3 seats)

Nicholas D'Adamo Jr., Megan Ann Mioduszewski, and Diane DeCarlo defeated Justin Holliday and Jonathan Campbell in the Democratic primary for Maryland House of Delegates District 6 on June 26, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

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Nicholas D'Adamo Jr. (D)
25.8
3,591

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Megan Ann Mioduszewski (D)
24.4
3,398

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Diane DeCarlo (D)
23.6
3,282

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Justin Holliday (D)
13.9
1,938

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Jonathan Campbell (D)
12.2
1,692

Total votes: 13,901
Republican primary election
Republican primary for Maryland House of Delegates District 6 (3 seats)

Incumbent Bob Long, incumbent Ric Metzgar, and incumbent Robin L. Grammer, Jr. defeated Jake Mohorovic in the Republican primary for Maryland House of Delegates District 6 on June 26, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Bob Long (R)
30.6
3,380

Ric Metzgar (R)
30.4
3,354

Robin L. Grammer, Jr. (R)
26.8
2,963

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Jake Mohorovic (R)
12.2
1,345

Total votes: 11,042


2014

Elections for the Maryland House of Delegates took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 25, 2014. Incumbent Mike Weir, Jr., Nicholas C. D'Adamo, Jr. and Jake Mohorovic defeated Steven Charles Brown, Jonathan Campbell, Ed Crizer, Marcus A. Foreman, Larry Harmel, Anna Pearce, Rick Roberts and Eric Washington in the Democratic primary, while Robin L. Grammer, Jr., Bob Long, and Ric Metzgar defeated Domenico "Dan" Liberatore, Carl H. Magee, Jr., Jerzy Samotyj, Gary Sparks, Mitchell J. Toland, Jr. and Roger Zajdel in the Republican primary. Grammer, Long and Metzgar defeated Weir, D'Adamo, and Mohorovic for three seats in the general election.

Maryland House of Delegates District 6, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Long 21.2% 16,796
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRic Metzgar 19.2% 15,176
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobin L. Grammer, Jr. 18.4% 14,582
Democratic Nicholas C. D'Adamo, Jr. 14.6% 11,599
Democratic Mike Weir, Jr. Incumbent 14.5% 11,503
Democratic Jake Mohorovic 12% 9,526
Total Votes 79,182

Maryland House of Delegates, District 6 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Weir, Jr. Incumbent 19.3% 4,282
Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas C. D'Adamo, Jr. 15.9% 3,525
Green check mark transparent.pngJake Mohorovic 13.1% 2,900
Ed Crizer 12.5% 2,785
Anna Pearce 11.7% 2,591
Eric Washington 8.8% 1,955
Rick Roberts 6.4% 1,429
Larry Harmel 5.3% 1,168
Steven Charles Brown 2.7% 589
Jonathan Campbell 2.6% 577
Marcus A. Foreman 1.8% 396
Total Votes 22,197
Maryland House of Delegates, District 6 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBob Long 24.4% 2,139
Green check mark transparent.pngRic Metzgar 19.5% 1,707
Green check mark transparent.pngRobin L. Grammer, Jr. 14% 1,224
Roger Zajdel 11.3% 994
Domenico "Dan" Liberatore 9.8% 860
Mitchell J. Toland, Jr. 8% 701
Carl H. Magee, Jr. 6.6% 577
Gary Sparks 5.1% 450
Jerzy Samotyj 1.4% 122
Total Votes 8,774

2010

Elections for the office of Maryland House of Delegates consisted of a primary election on September 14, 2010, and a general election on November 2, 2010. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 6, 2010. Incumbents Joseph Minnick (D), John Olszewski, Jr. (D) and Michael Weir, Jr. (D) defeated Carlton Clendaniel (R), Bob Long (R), Ric Metzgar (R) in the general election. Minnick, Olszewski and Weir defeated five others in the Democratic primary. Clendaniel, Long and Metzgar were unopposed in the Republican primary.

Maryland House of Delegates, District 6, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Olszewski, Jr. Incumbent 20.7% 16,728
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Weir, Jr. Incumbent 18.1% 14,618
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Minnick Incumbent 17.8% 14,405
Democratic Ric Metzgar 16.1% 12,999
Democratic Bob Long 15.4% 12,480
Democratic Carlton Clendaniel 11.9% 9,612
Total Votes 80,842

Campaign contributions

From 2002 to 2014, candidates for Maryland House of Delegates District 6 raised a total of $1,562,554. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $24,039 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Maryland House of Delegates District 6
Year Amount Candidates Average
2014 $304,858 20 $15,243
2012 $175,745 3 $58,582
2010 $223,579 11 $20,325
2008 $153,543 3 $51,181
2006 $245,823 12 $20,485
2004 $76,387 3 $25,462
2002 $382,619 13 $29,432
Total $1,562,554 65 $24,039