1804 United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates[a]
Maryland 1 John Campbell Federalist 1801 Incumbent re-elected. John Campbell (Federalist) 99.6%
Maryland 2 Walter Bowie Democratic-Republican 1802 (special) Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Leonard Covington (Democratic-Republican) 52.0%
Archibald Van Horne (Democratic-Republican) 46.8%
Clement Hill (Federalist) 1.1%
Maryland 3 Thomas Plater Federalist 1801 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Patrick Magruder (Democratic-Republican) 56.0%
Thomas Plater (Federalist) 44.0%
Maryland 4 Daniel Hiester Democratic-Republican 1788 (Pennsylvania)
1796 (Resigned)
1801 (Maryland)
Incumbent died March 7, 1804.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Successor was also elected on the same day to finish the current term, see above.
Roger Nelson (Democratic-Republican) 98.5%
Eli Williams (Federalist) 0.8%
Scattering 0.7%[1]
Maryland 5
Plural district with 2 seats
Nicholas R. Moore Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Nicholas R. Moore (Democratic-Republican) 50.9%
William McCreery (Democratic-Republican) 46.3%
Robert Goodloe Harper (Federalist) 1.8%
Others 1.0%
William McCreery Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected.
Maryland 6 John Archer Democratic-Republican 1801 Incumbent re-elected. John Archer (Democratic-Republican)
Maryland 7 Joseph H. Nicholson Democratic-Republican 1798 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Joseph H. Nicholson (Democratic-Republican) 99.6%
Maryland 8 John Dennis Federalist 1796 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
Charles Goldsborough (Federalist) 56.6%
Henry Waggaman (Democratic-Republican) 43.4%

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  1. ^ Unless otherwise noted, only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed.


  1. ^ "Maryland 1804 U.S. House of Representatives, District 4". Tufts Digital Collations and Archives. A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787–1825. Tufts University. Retrieved September 21, 2018.