Congressional candidate Amie Hoeber (R), left, greets a rider at Shady Grove Station Tuesday. PHOTO BY KATHLEEN STUBBS
ROCKVILLE – Congressional candidate Amie Hoeber (R) said she is redirecting her campaign to focus on transportation, although she said she is not an expert on the subject.
Running for the sixth congressional district, the former Reagan-era defense official said Gov. Larry Hogan (R), who endorsed her last week, also said voters value transportation.
Hogan said he believes Hoeber has a chance of winning the election as a Republican despite the Democratic tilt of the district that led to former Rep. Roscoe Bartlett’s (R) defeat in 2012 by newcomer John Delaney (D), who won re-election in 2014.
“A lot of people wrote me off when I was running and said that we didn’t have a chance and I proved them wrong,” Hogan said in a statement distributed by Hoeber’s campaign. “And I think she has the ability to do the exact same thing.”