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Republican Andy Harris retains District 1 Congressional seat

Fends off challenge from Democrat Jesse Colvin
Posted: 11:08 PM, Nov 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-06 23:08:09-05
Republican Andy Harris retains District 1 Congressional seat

Republican Andy Harris won his re-election bid, defeating Democrat Jesse Colvin to remain the representative for Maryland's Congressional District 1.

The race was close through early voting, but Harris opened up a wide lead on election day, winning with nearly a 2 to 1 margin. Harris remains the lone Republican in Maryland's federal delegation. He represents a largely rural stretch of the state encompassing the entire Eastern Shore. He was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2010.