BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) — After losing his bid for the Governor’s mansion in 2014, Maryland’s former lieutenant governor Anthony G. Brown has made a political comeback by winning the race for the Maryland’s 4th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The 4th district encompasses portions of Prince George’s County and Anne Arundel County.

The seat was vacated by Rep. Donna Edwards, who lost her spring primary bid for a U.S. Senate to Chris Van Hollen.

Brown was lieutenant governor under Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley between 2007 and 2015. He served in the House of Delegates from 1999 to 2007. He is a retired colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Brown defeated Republican small businessman George McDermott.

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