The Maryland gubernatorial election of 1994 was held on November 8, 1994. Incumbent
William Donald Schaefer was ineligible for re-election. Prince George's County Executive
Parris Glendening emerged victorious from the
Democratic primary after defeating several candidates. Former
State DelegateEllen Sauerbrey, who would also be the 1998
Republican nominee for Governor, won her party's nomination. The election between Glendening and Sauerbrey was extremely contentious; the Sauerbrey campaign challenged the results. Ultimately, Glendening prevailed over Sauerbrey.