In final hours, Bartlett and Delaney work a district with sharp contrasts

November 5, 2012

In the final hours of Maryland’s most closely contested congressional race on Sunday, 6th district incumbent Republican Roscoe Bartlett was marching in a veterans parade and then phoning voters for hours, while Democratic challenger John Delaney was knocking on doors in Hagerstown and urging on volunteers at his own phone banks. [...more]

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Congressional incumbents crush challengers in fundraising, except in Bartlett-Delaney race

October 19, 2012

Congressional incumbents in Maryland are crushing their challengers in the crucial fundraising contest, except in the highly competitive 6th Congressional District, according to the latest campaign finance reports. [...more]

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Maryland has least compact congressional districts in nation

October 3, 2012

Maryland is still the undisputed U.S. champion when it comes to drawing sprawling, weirdly shaped congressional districts, according to a soon-to-be-released national study. Maryland has the least compact congressional districts in the nation, based on four mathematical tools for compactness, Azavea, a geographic information services firm in Philadelphia, plans to report in a white paper. [...more]

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New Democratic poll shows tight Bartlett-Delaney contest

August 5, 2012

For some analysts, the 6th Congressional District race is all but over for incumbent Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett. Last week, several national, independent political reporting firms moved the race from “leans” Democratic to “likely” Democratic. But also last week, Bartlett’s campaign began to show a pulse. [...more]

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New Democratic poll shows tight Bartlett-Delaney contest

For some analysts, the 6th Congressional District race is all but over for incumbent Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett. Last week, several national, independent political reporting firms moved the race from “leans” Democratic to “likely” Democratic. But also last week, Bartlett’s campaign began to show a pulse. [...more]

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Delaney out raised Bartlett in 6th District 2-to-1, but starts out even for the general; FEC questions Bartlett’s filings

June 7, 2012

Even without the $1.7 million Democratic congressional candidate John Delaney loaned himself to defeat party establishment favorite Rob Garagiola, Delaney managed to raise twice as much money during the primary election as Republican incumbent Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, now his general election opponent. But heading into the fall campaign, both candidates started with about $300,000 cash on hand. And Delaney’s campaign says the wealthy commercial banker from Potomac will not be financing himself, as he did for much his primary expenses. [...more]

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Bartlett supporters attack Brinkley over marital problems

April 1, 2012

After weeks of a relatively subdued campaign, a group allegedly aligned with 10-term Republican Roscoe Bartlett sent a bombshell of an email on Saturday to registered Republicans in Montgomery County’s newly drawn 6th Congressional District attacking Sen. David Brinkley. [...more]

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Full video coverage: 6th District Republicans tackle seven issues

March 28, 2012

The Republican candidates for the seat in the redrawn 6th Congressional District took part in a two-hour debate Sunday sponsored by AARP Maryland and MarylandReporter.com. The candidates got to introduce themselves and answer questions on seven different topics. [...more]

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Full video coverage: 6th District Democrats questioned on a dozen topics

March 27, 2012

The Democratic candidates for the seat in the redrawn 6th Congressional District took part in a two-hour debate Sunday sponsored by AARP Maryland and MarylandReporter.com. The candidates answered questions on 12 different topics. [...more]

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Podcast: 6th District Republicans debate in forum Sunday

March 26, 2012

AARP and MarylandReporter.com sponsored a 6th District debate for all congressional candidates on Sunday. Duane Keenan was there and produced a podcast featuring the Republican candidates. [...more]

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