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Patrick Elder

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Personal Details

Patrick Elder (Green Party) was a candidate for Maryland's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House. Elder lost the general election on November 6, 2018.

Elder earned a bachelor's degree in social studies from St. Mary's College of Maryland in 1977 and a master's degree in government from the University of Maryland in 1986. He also went on to earn a Maryland state teacher certification. Elder has served with the National Coalition to Protect Student Privacy and the World Beyond War.

Elections

2018

General election
General election for U.S. House Maryland District 5

Incumbent Steny Hoyer (D) defeated William Devine III (R), Patrick Elder (G), and Jacob Pulcher (L) in the general election for U.S. House Maryland District 5 on November 6, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Steny Hoyer (D)
70.3
213,796

William Devine III (R)
27.1
82,361

Patrick Elder (G)
1.3
4,082

Jacob Pulcher (L)
1.2
3,592
Other/Write-in votes
0.1
378

Total votes: 304,209
(100% precincts reporting)
Democratic primary election
Democratic primary for U.S. House Maryland District 5

Incumbent Steny Hoyer defeated Dennis Fritz in the Democratic primary for U.S. House Maryland District 5 on June 26, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Steny Hoyer (D)
84.1
72,493

Dennis Fritz (D)
15.9
13,681

Total votes: 86,174
Republican primary election
Republican primary for U.S. House Maryland District 5

William Devine III defeated Johnny Rice in the Republican primary for U.S. House Maryland District 5 on June 26, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

William Devine III (R)
57.6
11,372

Johnny Rice (R)
42.4
8,385

Total votes: 19,757