Maryland's 5th congressional district
Maryland's 5th congressional district comprises all of Charles, St. Mary's, and Calvert counties, as well as portions of Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties. The district is currently represented by Democrat Steny Hoyer, the current House Majority Leader.
|Maryland's 5th congressional district|
|Area||1,504.25 sq mi (3,896.0 km2)|
In 1792 the boundaries of Maryland's congressional districts were redrawn, and the 5th District was made to include Baltimore and Baltimore County.
Recent election results from presidential racesEdit
|2000||Gore 57% – 41%|
|2004||Kerry 57% – 42%|
|2008||Obama 65% – 33%|
|2012||Obama 66% – 32%|
|2016||H. Clinton 63% – 32%|
|2020||Biden 69% – 30%|
|Democratic||Steny Hoyer (inc.)||166,231||65.09|
|Republican||Thomas E. Hutchins||89,109||34.89|
|Democratic||Steny Hoyer (inc.)||137,903||69.36|
|Republican||Joseph T. Crawford||60,758||30.56|
|Green||Bob S. Auerbach (write-in)||158||0.08|
|Democratic||Steny Hoyer (inc.)||204,867||68.72%||-0.64|
|Green||Bob S. Auerbach||4,224||1.42%||+1.34|
|Democratic||Steny Hoyer (inc.)||168,114||82.68%||+13.96|
|Libertarian||Darlene H. Nicolas||7,829||2.27%||+2.27|
|Libertarian||H Gavin Shickle||2,578||1.07%||-1.20|
|Democratic||Steny H. Hoyer||238,618||69.4|
|Democratic||Steny H. Hoyer||144,725||64|
|Democratic||Steny H. Hoyer||223,582||67.3|
|Democratic||Steny Hoyer (incumbent)||213,796||70.3|
|Republican||William Devine III||82,361||27.1|
|Republican||Johnny Rice (write-in)||99||0.0|
|Democratic||Steny Hoyer (incumbent)||274,210||68.8|
List of members representing the districtEdit
1789–1803: One seatEdit
|March 4, 1789 –
March 3, 1791
|1st||Pro-Administration||Elected in 1789.|
William Vans Murray
|March 4, 1791 –
March 3, 1793
|2nd||Pro-Administration||Elected in 1790.|
Redistricted to the 8th district.
|March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1803
|Democratic-Republican||Elected in 1792.|
Re-elected in 1794.
Re-elected in 1796.
Re-elected in 1798.
Re-elected in 1801.
Retired to run for U.S. Senate.
1803–1833: Two seatsEdit
From 1803 to 1833, two seats were apportioned, elected at-large on a general ticket.
1833–present: One seatEdit
Historical district boundariesEdit
- Supported the Jackson faction in the 1824 United States presidential election
- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
- "Unofficial 2012 Presidential General Election results for Representative in Congress". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved Nov 12, 2012.
- "Official 2020 Presidential General Election results for Representative in Congress". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved December 14, 2020.
- Archives of Maryland Historical List United States Representatives Maryland State Archives
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present