In deep-blue Maryland where seven of the state’s eight congressional districts are represented by Democrats, redistricting has provided Republicans with a perceived opportunity to capture a U.S. House seat.
That makes the GOP Congressional District 6 (CD 6) clash between Del. Neil Parrott (R-Hagerstown), who has served 12 years in the state’s General Assembly, and 25-year-old investigative journalist Matthew Foldi the most watched contest in the state’s July 19 U.S. House primaries.
The winner of the Republican primary in the reconfigured district is expected to give two-term Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) a competitive tussle in November’s general election.
The other Maryland congressional primary drawing attention is in CD 4, where nine Democrats are vying to succeed three-term Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.), who is leaving Congress to run for state attorney general….


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