1796 United States House of Representatives Elections in Maryland
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1796 United States House of Representatives Elections in Maryland
Maryland's results by district

Two of the four Democratic-Republicans were replaced by Federalists, bringing the Federalists from a 4-4 split to a 6-2 majority.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Maryland 1 George Dent Federalist 1792 Incumbent re-elected. ? George Dent (Federalist) 99.7%
Philip Key 0.3%
Maryland 2 Richard Sprigg, Jr. Democratic-Republican 1796 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. ? Richard Sprigg, Jr. (Democratic-Republican) 100%
Maryland 3 William Craik Federalist 1796 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. ? William Craik (Federalist) 51.0%
Benjamin Edwards 49.0%
Maryland 4 Thomas Sprigg Democratic-Republican 1792 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
? George Baer, Jr. (Federalist) 72.1%
Samuel Ringgold (Democratic-Republican) 27.9%
Maryland 5 Samuel Smith Democratic-Republican 1792 Incumbent re-elected. ? Samuel Smith (Democratic-Republican) 100%
Maryland 6 Gabriel Christie Democratic-Republican 1792 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
? William Matthews (Federalist) 51.5%
Gabriel Christie (Democratic-Republican) 48.5%
Maryland 7 William Hindman Federalist 1792 Incumbent re-elected. ? William Hindman (Federalist) 62.6%
Robert Wright (Democratic-Republican) 37.4%
Maryland 8 William V. Murray Federalist 1790 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
? John Dennis (Federalist) 100%

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