2018 House Race: Maryland District: MD-08 ( Jamie Raskin v John Walsh )

CURRENT STATUS: Pending General Election

Race Status

Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 09-03-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 02/27/2018
Primaries: 06/26/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Incumbent

Incumbent
Jamie Raskin
BALLOTPEDIA Profile



Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate


Pundit Opinions

Average
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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District MD-08 Data Card
MD-08 Demographics
DemographicDistrictStateNation
Gender51% Female48.4% Male
51.6% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity60% White
15% Hispanic
12% Asian
9% African American
51.5% White/Caucasian
30.7% Black/African American
7.8% White/Hispanic
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home29.7%17.2%21.1%
High School Grad Rate91.9%90.1%87.5%
College Grad Rate55.6%39.3%31.3%
Per Capita Income$50,881$38,662$31,128
Median Age40.438.537.9
Population757,1446016447325.7 mil
Square Miles859.509709.33,796,742
Population per SqMi1880.901619.7185.8
People per Household2.72.72.7
Foreign Born24.3%15.3%13.5%
Veteran6.5%8.0%7.4%
Geographic Mobility12.3%13.6%14.6%
Note: All area related stats do NOT include bodies of water.

Data Credits
District/State/National: www.censusreporter.org
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
MD-08 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201664.630.9+33.7
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201262.036.0+26
YearObamaMcCainMargin
200862.835.6+27.2

House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
201660.634.2+26.4
201460.739.0+21.7
201265.834.2+31.6

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201648.446.3+2.1
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201251.147.3+3.8
YearObamaMcCainMargin
20085345.7+7.3

National House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
20164849.1-1.1
201445.751.4-5.7
201250.649.4+1.2