6th congressional district

March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Schwarzenegger at Supreme Court: ‘We Must Terminate Gerrymandering’

Gov. Larry Hogan joined former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) on the steps of the Supreme Court Tuesday to discuss their support for “terminat[ing] gerrymandering.” This comes moments before the Supreme Court will review a case of Republican gerrymandering in North Carolina and a case of Democratic gerrymandering in Maryland. According to WJZ-13, earlier this month, […]

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March 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Becomes Battleground for Congressional Districts

A proposed redrawing of the boundaries of the 6th Congressional District has been released and a public hearing has been set for Tuesday. The hearing will be 7 p.m. at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. The existing map and the proposed map can be seen here. Under the existing […]

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February 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Witnesses Support New Boundaries for 6th Congressional District

About 30 Montgomery County residents told a state panel that they supported redrawing the 6th congressional district to make it more compact. In November, a panel of federal judges deemed the boundaries of the 6th District were drawn to favor Democrats and violated the constitution, according to the Baltimore Sun. Currently, the district includes all […]

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August 27, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Announces He Has Cancer

Congressional candidate David Trone said Monday he has cancer and will have a kidney removed. “I am confident I will make a full recovery,” said Trone, who is also a co-owner of Total Wine. Trone, a Potomac Democrat, is seeking the 6th Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. John Delaney, another Potomac Democrat. Delaney […]

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May 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Democrats Plan Forum for 6th District Candidates

Democrats vying for the 6th congressional district will take part in a forum from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Gaithersburg High School auditorium, 314 S. Frederick Ave. The seat is open because the incumbent, Rep. John Delaney of Potomac, has decided to vacate the seat and focus on running for […]

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February 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor, U.S. Senate, House of Representative Candidates for Districts 3, 6 and 8

These are the candidates who appear on the Maryland State Board of Elections website as of 11 a.m. Tuesday. Candidates have until 9 p.m. Tuesday to file paperwork with the elections board announcing their desire to appear in the June 26 primary election ballot.   Governor / Lt. Governor Larry Hogan, Republican, with Boyd K. […]

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January 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Releases Plan to Combat Opioids

Sixth Congressional District candidate David Trone unveiled a plan Monday to combat the opioid crisis that would increase funding for the National Institutes of Health, promote new prescription guidelines and make treatment more affordable. In a campaign statement, Trone criticized President Donald Trump’s response to the crisis. He said the federal government needs to spend […]

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October 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hoeber To Make Second Run at 6th District Seat

Amie Hoeber, a Potomac Republican, said Tuesday she was running for the 6th Congressional District seat promising to work on the district’s transportation issues as well as addressing the opioid crisis. Hoeber ran for the seat in 2016, winning the Republican nomination, and then losing to Democrat Rep. John Delaney by a more than 2-to-1 […]

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September 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Ads Target Trump’s DACA Decision

Millionaire congressional candidate David Trone has released two videos that will appear on cable television, supporting individuals who are in the country who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival status, the so-called Dreamers. Trone is running for the 6th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. John Delaney of Potomac, who is sitting out the […]

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August 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Del. Aruna Miller Wins EMILY’s List Endorsement

Delegate Aruna Miller, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 6th Congressional District, has been endorsed by EMILY’s List, which supports women in politics. Miller of Darnestown is seeking the seat being vacated by Rep. John Delaney, the third-term congressman who is not seeking re-election so he can run for president. A number of […]

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