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John Delaney Wins MD’s 6th District

November 8th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Maryland's 6th Congressional District was won by Democrat John Delaney on Tuesday night- ousting a 20 year incumbent republican. Delaney, a centrist from Montgomery County, surprised the Democrats during the primary by winning against the perceived chosen candidate Rob Garagiola- and on election night he surprised Republicans by knocking off Representative Roscoe Bartlett.  Bartlett won in the far more conservative counties of Allegany and Garrett- but the in a newly re-drawn district which added thousands of new democrats and a larger section of Montgomery County and- his efforts fell short. In addition to seeing his district changed from GOP dominant to democrat- Bartlett found himself outspent by a large amount in campaign advertising. Delaney, who critics note doesn’t reside within the sixth district, has presented himself consistently during the campaign as a job creator- a message that apparently hit home with many voters…


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