Democrat John Sarbanes won Maryland’s 3rd Congressional District.
With 70 percent of the votes counted, the Greek American congressman gets 70,8 percent with almost 170,000 votes. His opponent Republican Charles Antony is way behind with 70,000 votes.
First assuming office on January 4, 2007, Sarbanes serves on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, in addition to the House Subcommittee on Health, the House Subcommittee on Energy and the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
Prior to his election to Congress, Sarbanes worked as an attorney and was chairman of his firm’s health care practice.
Sarbanes, the son of former Maryland senator Paul Sarbanes, was born in 1962 in Baltimore, MD. He earned his A.B. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.