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Office of the Seventh Congressional District of Maryland
Formerly the Office of Representative Elijah E. Cummings

The Washington, DC, office and the district offices of former Representative Elijah E. Cummings will continue to serve the people of the Seventh Congressional District of Maryland under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Cummings passed away on October 17, 2019.

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The Interim Vacant Office Status:
By federal law and the Rules of the House of Representatives, the employees of the former Representative continue to staff the offices of the congressional district under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. This interim vacant status continues until a new Representative is elected to fill the unexpired term. Currently, the congressional district does not have voting representation. Although the scope of the vacant congressional office is limited, constituents of the district are invited to contact this interim office for information and assistance as indicated below.

Legislative Information:
Until a new Representative is elected, the vacant congressional office cannot take or advocate positions of public policy. Constituents may choose to express opinions on legislation or issues to your elected Senators or wait until a new Representative is elected and takes office. Mail received by the vacant office will be acknowledged. The staff of the vacant office can assist constituents with general information concerning the status of legislation, but cannot provide analysis of issues or render opinions.

Assistance with Federal Government Agencies (Casework):
The staff of the vacant office will continue to assist constituents who have cases pending with the office. These constituents will receive a letter from the Clerk requesting whether the staff should continue assistance or not. Constituents who do not have pending cases but require assistance in matters relating to federal government agencies are invited to contact the nearest district office for further information and assistance. To contact the office for a casework request, please fill out this form.

Office Locations:
The staff of the vacant Congressional office is available to assist you at the following locations:

Washington, DC
Office of the Seventh Congressional District of Maryland
2163 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4741

District Offices in Maryland
Baltimore Office
1010 Park Avenue
Suite 105
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 685-9199

Catonsville Office
754 Frederick Road
Catonsville, MD 21228
Phone: (410) 719-8777

Ellicott City Office
8267 Main Street
Room 102
Ellicott, MD 21043
Phone: (410) 465-8259

Request a Tour:
To send the office a tour request, please fill out this form.

Other Sources in Maryland:

Maryland State Board of Elections


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