David Trone Announces Candidacy for Congress (PHOTO)

David Trone PHOTO | David Trone

Maryland’s 8th Congressional District race has a new candidate, David Trone, co-founder of Total Wine & More, Trone announced his candidacy this past week.

And on Wednesday, Trone announced that he is naming Andrew Friedson as a senior adviser to his campaign.

According to a news release, Friedson is a longtime aide to Comptroller Peter Franchot and is leaving his role as Director of the Office of Communication and Senior Adviser to assume his new position with the Trone campaign.

“I’m thrilled to have Andrew on board to serve as a strategic asset to our campaign,” Trone said. “It’s great to have someone with his talent and expertise who shares my passion for improving our community,” he said.

Earlier this week, Trone issued an apology after reports surfaced that staffers posed as volunteers for opposing campaigns. For more details you can read the Bethesda Beat or Washington Post reports.

To find out more about David Trone’s campaign, visit his website.

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Maureen Chowdhury

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Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at mchowdhury@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.


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