In­dian-Amer­i­can Loses Demo­cratic Pri­mary

The Economic Times - - Around The World -

Wash­ing­ton: An In­di­anAmer­i­can Demo­cratic leg­is­la­tor in Mary­land has suf­fered a hu­mil­i­at­ing de­feat in the party’s pri­mary elec­tion for a seat in the US House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives. Ku­mar Barve, 57, who was the House Ma­jor­ity Leader from 2003-2014 and now Chair­man of Mary­land House En­vi­ron­ment and Trans­porta­tion Committee, re­ceived just 2% of the votes The pri­mary elec­tion was won by Jamie Raskin who re­ceived 33% of the votes. PTI

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