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Rep Ed Towns Won't Seek Reelection

Rep. Ed Towns’s decision not to run for re-election, announced in statement Monday morning, sets up a likely two-way primary for his heavily Democratic Brooklyn congressional seat between a firebrand city council member and a more moderate assemblyman. Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, from the Fort Greene neighborhood, had posed the greatest threat to Towns, with $400,000 in the bank at the end of March and a slew of important labor endorsements.
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Council sets Sept. 20 primary to fill seat vacated by Leslie Johnson

United States / Washington D.C. : Maryland Politics (3 years ago)

The Prince George’s County Council set Sept. 20 for Democratic and Republican primaries to replace County Council member Leslie Johnson (D-Mitchellville), whose resignation took effect Sunday. The general election is set for Oct. 18... Read Post

Duchy Trachtenberg to run for redrawn 6th district congressional seat

United States / Washington D.C. : Maryland Politics (2 years ago)

Former Montgomery County Council member Duchy Trachtenberg said Thursday she would run for the newly-configured 6th congressional district seat, setting up a competitive Democratic primary for the right to take on Rep. Roscoe Bartle... Read Post

Primary Fight Takes Shape as Rep. Towns Bows Out

Politics / US Politics : Washington Wire (2 years ago)

Rep. Ed Towns?s decision not to run for re-election sets up a primary fight for his heavily Democratic Brooklyn congressional district. Read Post


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