The 6th Congressional District, which was reshaped to include a swath of heavily Democratic Montgomery County, is now 69 percent white, down from 87 percent in 2010, according to census data.
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By JEREMY BARR | Capital News Service WASHINGTON — Maryland’s redrawn congressional map, which paved the way for a Democratic victory in November, significantly altered the makeup of two of the state’s eight congressional districts, as expected, according to recently-released demographic estimates. The 6th Congressional District, which was reshaped to include a swath of heavily Democratic Montgomery County, is now 69 percent white, down from 87 percent in 2010, according to census data. The shift stems from 7 percentage-point increases in each of the populations of African-American, Hispanic and Asian-American residents. The 8th District, represented by Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Kensington, experienced a countervailing shift. The district’s…
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On Tuesday, 14 candidates will face-off in the 6th District's Maryland primary vying for their party's nomination. Last month, we asked Patch readers which Democratic candidate and which Republican they would support in the 6th District Congressional seat primary election. But if you haven't been paying attention, catch up with some last minute info about some of the candidates for the 6th District Congressional seat. Democrats Milad Pooran -- Pooran, a critical care physician who joined the Air National Guard as a third-year medical student, is running without any prior political experience. He hopes to bring different perspectives than what many people already provide for Congress. "I think you want people from different segments of the …