Current U.S. Senators for the state of Maryland:
Maryland was admitted to the Union on April 28, 1788, and elects senators to Class 1 and Class 3.
Two-term Democrat Ben Cardin was re-elected with 56% of the vote in 2012. He won the Democratic primary.
Tony Campbell, Evan Cronhardt, Nnabu Eze, Gerald Smith, and Blaine Taylor were seeking the Republican nomination, with Campbell winning.
Arvin Vohra, vice chairman of the Libertarian National Committee, sought the Libertarian Party nomination.
Independents Neal Simon and Edward Shlikas, and Michael B Puskar ran.
Cardin won re-election to a third term in office.