Wendy Rosen

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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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EASTON, Md. (AP) - Florida officials have sent voting information about a former Maryland congressional candidate to prosecutors to investigate.

Elections officials said Tuesday that the matter relating to Wendy Rosen has been referred to the state attorney's office of the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida, which is in central Gulf Coast area.

Rosen dropped out of the race for Maryland's 1st Congressional District. Maryland Democratic officials said they believed Rosen had voted in both Maryland and Florida in 2006 and 2008.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Democratic congressional candidate Wendy Rosen has withdrawn her candidacy after the state's Democratic Party says she voted in Maryland and Florida in the 2006 general election.

Rosen told The Associated Press in a brief phone interview on Monday that she is withdrawing from her race against Republican Rep. Andy Harris.

In a letter to the state's attorney general, the chair of the Maryland Democratic Party says Rosen has been registered to vote in both Florida and Maryland since at least 2006.


            The Democratic Primary race for Maryland’s First Congressional district is finally over.

            Dr. John LaFerla, a Chestertown physician, has conceded to businesswoman Wendy Rosen.

            In an email LaFerla told supporters that he did not believe he could regain the lead in the vote count. 

            Rosen leads LaFlerla by 82 votes with a third and final absentee ballot count still set for Friday.