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Longtime Md. Delegate Eckardt to Challenge Colburn for State Senate

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ANNAPOLIS, Md.- An interesting political race is shaping up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Del. Addie Eckardt, R-37B-Dorchester is challenging state Sen. Richard Colburn, R-37-Mid-Shore, for his seat in the June 24 primary election.  

Eckardt has been a member of the House of Delegates since 1995. Colburn has served in the state Senate since 1995 and prior to that spent eight years in the House of Delegates.

Colburn's personal life has been in the spotlight recently. He is in the middle of a divorce amid allegations he had an affair with a former aide.

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