First Congressional District

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4:00 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Rep. Andy Harris Talks Issues on Eve of Mid-Term Elections

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md)
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Congressman Andy Harris is seek a third term in the November’s mid-term election.

And, he has been described as a true conservative   

Harris defeated the Republican incumbent Wayne Gilchrest in the 2008 primary only to be defeated by Democrat Frank Kratovil in presidential election that swept Barak Obama into the presidency.

But, Harris came back in the 2010 mid-term elections to defeat Kratovil. He now faces Democratic challenger Bill Tilghman. 

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12:52 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Rep. Andy Harris To Hold Town Hall Meetings In Lieu of Debates

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md), Bio Pic

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Because his Democratic opponent has dropped out, Rep. Andy Harris is planning to hold town hall meetings in place of debates.


Kathy Szeliga, Harris' campaign manager, said Friday that with Democrat Wendy Rosen's exit, Harris would better serve his constituents by holding town hall meetings instead. She also notes there could be multiple write-in candidates.

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