Obama, Democrats Grab Edge from Early Voting

Here's a look at early voting results in Anne Arundel County.

The results of early voting in Anne Arundel County were announced Tuesday evening. More than 37,000 people took part in early voting prior to Election Day in the county.

Democrats including President Barack Obama and Sen. Ben Cardin performed well, but voters also came out strong against an expanded gambling measure.

Here's a look at the early voting results in key races. These votes will be combined with Election Day totals, which are expected later Tuesday and Wednesday.

U.S. President
Barack Obama, Democrat: 22,192
Mitt Romney, Republican: 15,313

U.S. Senator
Sen. Ben Cardin, Democrat: 20,250
Daniel Bongino, Republican 12,704
S. Rob Sobhani, Independent: 4,264 
Dean Ahmad, Independent: 290

Congress, District 5
Steny Hoyer, Democrat: 2,414
Tony O'Donnell, Republican: 2,083

Congress, District 2
C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger,
Democrat: 3,540
Nancy Jacobs, Republican: 925

Congress, District 3
John Sarbanes, Democrat: 9,575
Eric Knowles, Republican: 4,094
Paul Drgos, Jr., Libertarian: 329

Congress, District 4 
Faith Loudon, Republican: 6,792
Donna Edwards, Democrat: 6,462 
Scott Soffen, Libertarian: 293

Question 4: DREAM Act
For: 22,124 
Against: 15,841

Question 5: Congressional Redistricting Plan
For: 19,833 

Question 6: Civil Marriage Protection Act (Gay Marriage)
For: 19,918
Against: 17,243

Question 7: Expanded Gambling
For: 14,894 

Check back Tuesday night into Wednesday for updates on Election Day results in the county. 


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