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Delegate Afzali announces congressional bid

Tuesday - 1/10/2012, 10:40am  ET

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Frederick Republican Delegate Kathy Afzali is jumping into the growing GOP primary to run for the 6th Congressional District in western Maryland.

Afzali, who is serving her first term in the Maryland House of Delegates, made the announcement on Tuesday.

Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, a 10-term Republican, currently holds the seat. The district was changed considerably in legislative redistricting to include a significant portion of Montgomery County.

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