Live updates on Maryland’s eight congressional races

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Updated 4:16 a.m.

All districts have over 60 percent of precincts reporting, with incumbents winning in every district.

Updated 12:22 a.m.

Politico reports that 76 percent of Marylanders support letting legislators change the state budget, and 67 percent support authorizing expanded sports betting. Approximately 51 percent of precincts are reporting for both referendums included on Maryland ballots.

Updated 11:55 p.m.

David Trone won District 6 with almost 62 percent of the vote, according to AP. Trone won 129,872 votes, with 54 percent of precincts reporting.

Updated 11:45 p.m.

AP declares Andy Harris has won the race for District 1, up about 34 points ahead at 39 percent of precincts reporting. 

Updated 11:39 p.m.

AP declared that District 8 incumbent Jamie Raskin won, with 72 percent of votes. Raskin won a total of 156,567 votes, with 54 percent of precincts reporting, according to AP.

AP also declares incumbent Dutch Ruppersberger winner of the District 2 race, with 56 percent of precincts reporting. 

AP declares John Sarbanes winner in the 3rd District, with 70 percent reporting. Democrat incumbent Kweisi Mfume also wins District 7 with 73 percent of votes. Mfume won a total of 160,835, according to AP. 

District 6 incumbent David Trone pulls ahead with 69.5% of votes, according to AP, who reported 35% of precincts. 

Updated 11:15 p.m.

Baltimore Sun declares Brandon Scott winner of the Baltimore City mayoral race. Scott currently has 72 percent of the vote, with 65 percent of precincts reporting.

Updated 10:54 p.m.

District 3 is now seeing reporting from 10 percent of precincts, showing incumbent John Sarbanes in the lead with 76 percent of the vote. District 7 has 19 percent reporting, showing a lead for Kweisi Mfume.

Updated 10:20 p.m.

AP has called the win for Anthony Brown in the 4th District and for Steny Hoyer in the 5th District, with 47 and 51 percent reporting respectively.

Updated 9:25 p.m.

First results are coming in from AP, showing Andy Harris with a lead in the 1st District and Dutch Ruppersberger in the 2nd District, with 20 percent and 7 percent reporting respectively.

So far with around 4 percent of precincts reporting, voters are showing approval for the two state referendums on the ballot, which would increase budget flexibility for the General Assembly and expand sports betting for the state, according to Politico.

Updated 9:10 p.m.

An hour after Maryland polls closed, still no results have been reported. The Maryland State Board of Elections tweeted that over 470,000 people voted in the general election today, with some still waiting in line as of 9 p.m.

Updated 8:30 p.m.

30 minutes after polls have closed, no congressional election results for Maryland have been reported, standing alone among South Atlantic states.

Updated 8:00 p.m.

Polls have just closed in Maryland. Stay tuned here for live updates on congressional election results from Maryland’s districts.

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