Maryland New Members 2019

Maryland New Members 2019

Rep.-elect David Trone   (D-Md.-06)

DATE OF BIRTH: Sept. 21, 1955
RESIDENCE: Potomac, Md.
OCCUPATION: Businessman
EDUCATION: B.A., Furman University; M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania
FAMILY: Wife, June; Four children

Democrat David Trone is keeping Maryland’s 6th Congressional District blue.

Trone beat out Republican Amie Hoeber to win the district that stretches from the D.C. suburbs across Western Maryland. He will be replacing Rep. John DelaneyJohn Kevin DelaneyBiden to discuss 2020 bid with family over holidays: report Julián Castro launches exploratory committee for possible 2020 White House bid The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump, Dem leaders spar before cameras at meeting over border wall | Senate to vote on criminal justice bill | Google chief gets grilling MORE (D-Md.), who decided not to seek reelection and will instead run for president in 2020.

Trone’s win comes after a few political setbacks, including an unsuccessful bid in 2016 in the neighboring 8th Congressional District. In that run, he poured more than $13 million of his own money into his campaign but lost in the primary to Rep. Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben RaskinPelosi gets her swagger on House Dems talking more about impeaching Trump Pressure builds as Pelosi, Schumer, Trump meet over border wall demands MORE (D-Md.).

Trone had surgery for cancer in September. He learned of the cancer in June, a day before winning the Democratic primary, and announced in August that he had undergone chemotherapy.

Trone is coming to Congress after a successful business career. He co-founded Total Wine & More, the largest privately owned beer, wine and spirits retailer in the United States.