The six other Republicans challenging Bartlett are state Del. Kathryn L. Afzali, state Sen. David R. Brinkley, former state Del. Robin Ficker, Robert Coblentz, Peter James and Brandon Orman Rippeon.
The Democratic field includes state Sen. Robert J. Garagiola, John Delaney, Dr. Milad L. Pooran, Charles Bailey and Ron Little.
Editor’s note: This is one in an series of occasional profiles about candidates running for election in the 6th Congressional District.
Candidate at a glance
Name: Joseph T. Krysztoforski
Date of birth: Sept. 30, 1953
Hometown: Phoenix, Md. (Baltimore County)
Education: Course work in psychology at Brooklyn College in 1973; bachelor’s degrees in psychology, education and social science from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1977; course work in emergency management at Texas A&M in 2006
Occupation: Retired; has worked at Citicorp, First Data Corp., MedE America Corp., PDS Research Associates, Maryland Auxiliary Communications Service
Party affiliation: Republican
Political experience: Lost in Republican primary for Maryland’s 6th District in Congress in 2006, 2008 and 2010
Krysztoforski taking another shot at Bartlett
Joseph T. Krysztoforski