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Crowded, 'tough' race to replace Nick Mosby in West Baltimore's 7th Council District

Crowded, 'tough' race to replace Nick Mosby in West Baltimore's 7th Council District

There's a former state delegate, a Harvard-trained lawyer, a member of a well-known political family and a preacher who led many of the protests after Freddie Gray's death. And that's fewer than half the candidates.

The 11 Democrats running for West Baltimore's 7th District City Council seat have a wide array of experience. The race hasn't brought in the high-dollar campaign contributions of more affluent districts, but it has attracted more candidates than any other.

"This is a tough race, but it's an important race," said candidate Marshall Bell, the younger brother of former City Council...

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