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Corrogan Vaughn, Republican congressional candidate in Maryland, dies

Corrogan R. Vaughn, a Republican from Baltimore and congressional candidate, has died. He was 51.

Vaughn was the Republican nominee for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District in 2016 and 2014, according to the State Board of Elections website. However, he was defeated by incumbent Democrat Elijah Cummings in 2016. He also ran for Senate in 2012, losing to Dan Bongino in the Republican primary.

Dink Haire, chairman of the Maryland Republican Party, issued the following statement Saturday morning regarding Vaughn’s death.

“I am deeply saddened to learn of the sudden and unexpected passing of Corrogan Vaughn. Corrogan has been a longtime Republican activist in Baltimore who was our nominee in Congressional District 7 last year. He will be missed by many. Both myself and our entire state party send our condolences and prayers to his family and friends.”

This story will be updated.

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