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 DelaneyMoulton rolls out plan to promote national service among young Americans From dive bars to steakhouses: How Iowa caucus staffers blow off steam Winter is here: How 'Game of Thrones' took over American politics 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 RaskinThe Hill's Morning Report - White House, Congress: Urgency of now around budget Dems plan 12-hour marathon Mueller report reading at Capitol Dems warn of 'constitutional crisis' but wary of impeachment 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.