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Democrat David Trone wins Maryland's open U.S. House seat in state's most expensive race

Democrat David Trone wins Maryland's open U.S. House seat in state's most expensive race

Democrat David Trone, who spent more than $15 million in Maryland’s most expensive congressional race, won the election for the 6th District seat Tuesday, two years after being defeated in a neighboring district.

Trone, the co-founder of Total Wine & More, was vying against former Reagan administration official Amie Hoeber for the state’s only open congressional seat. The incumbent, Democrat John Delaney, is stepping down to run for president in 2020.

The state’s seven other incumbent U.S. House members won re-election. The delegation’s only Republican, Baltimore County Rep. Andy Harris, defeated Democrat Jesse Colvin.

Hoeber was unable to overcome a huge advantage...

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