The Baltimore Sun is reporting “Democratic Del. Terri Hill of Howard County to enter race for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings’ seat in Congress

Delegate Hill (District 12) would join a very crowded field for the special election…others that have filed so far include:


  • Bly, Ray
  • Hawkins, Reba A.
  • Matory, Liz
  • Newton, William


  • Baker, T. Dan
  • Branch, Talmadge
  • Carter, Anthony Sr.
  • Cummings, Maya Rockeymoore
  • Gonzalez, Darryl
  • Gosnell, Mark Steven
  • Grant, Leslie E.
  • Higginbotham, F Michael
  • Konka, Paul V.
  • Smith, Charles U.
  • Spikes, Harry
  • Stokes, Charles

Keep up to date with future filings here:

Some important dates to remember:

  • Certificates of candidacy may be filed beginning on October 30, 2019.
  • The deadline for nomination papers to be filed is November 20, 2019, and the deadline for candidate withdrawal is November 22, 2019.
  • The special primary election will occur on February 4, 2020, 76 days from the filing deadline.
  • The special general election will occur on April 28, 2020—the same date as the state’s spring primary.

Scott E