Peter James

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Peter James is the Republican candidate for the 4th Congressional District of Maryland

Peter James is the Republican candidate for the 4th Congressional District (map) of Maryland in the 2008 congressional elections. On February 12, 2008, he won the Republican nomination. He will challenge Donna Edwards, who defeated incumbent Rep. Albert Wynn (D-Md.) in the Democratic primaries.[1] James lost a special election to fill the remainder of Wynn's term on June 17, 2008.[2]

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Positions, record and controversies

Bio

2008 elections

James won the Republican nomination, and will face Donna Edwards in the 2008 elections.[3][4]

Special election

On May 31, 2008, Wynn resigned his seat in the 110th Congress. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) called for a special election to fill the remainder of Wynn's term. James was selected by GOP committees in the 4th District to be the Republican candidate in the June 17 special election.[5] He lost to Donna Edwards by a 60-point margin.[2]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.

Committees and affiliations

Committees

James will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.

Affiliations

More background data

Contact

Peter James for Congress
301-916-5722

Email: Just-Money@comcast.net

Articles and resources

See also

References

  1. "2008 Primary Results," The Baltimore Sun, February 13, 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Michael Teitelbaum, "Edwards Wins Maryland Congressional Seat," CQ Politics, June 17, 2008
  3. 2008 Race Tracker page on Maryland's 4th Congressional District
  4. "2008 Primary Results," The Baltimore Sun, February 13, 2008.

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