The top races are settled, but ballot counting still underway in Maryland primary.
Who is Maryland Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wes Moore?
Given that a core of Maryland’s top Republicans backed Kelly Schulz to succeed Gov. Larry Hogan, the next move for many within the party now represented by far-right gubernatorial nominee Dan Cox is fraught.
The high-stakes matchup over who will replace two-term Gov. Larry Hogan is set as both Democrat Wes Moore and Republican Dan Cox won their parties’ primaries in competitive and prolonged races.
Wes Moore, a bestselling author and former nonprofit leader, defeated former U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez to claim a prize that attracted 10 candidates: the right to run for Maryland governor in November as the Democratic nominee.
The first returns from mail-in ballots have slightly narrowed the gap between Wes Moore and Tom Perez at the top of the field for Maryland’s Democratic gubernatorial nomination.
Peter Franchot, who deferred seeking a fifth four-year term as state comptroller to run for governor this year, conceded in the Democratic primary on Friday as results showed he had little chance of catching Wes Moore and Tom Perez in the ongoing vote count.
Here are six things to know about Maryland GOP governor nominee Dan Cox.
Maryland’s action-packed primary day ended Tuesday with nominees in some races and left many others too close to call as nearly every consequential state and local race was on the ballot. Here’s a rundown of what you might have missed.
Del. Dan Cox defeated former state Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz to win the Republican nomination for governor in a competitive race that pitted two sides of the GOP against each other. Wes Moore leads the crowded Democratic field.
With nearly every consequential political seat across Maryland up for grabs, the 2022 primary election seems one for the books. But there are loose ends to tie as voters head to the polls Tuesday. Here’s what we’re asking ahead of Tuesday's action.
A new era of Maryland politics starts Tuesday as voters have a rare opportunity to select all new faces for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and comptroller as the incumbents are term-limited, retiring or running for higher office.
Maryland's monumental task of counting hundreds of thousands of mail-in or drop-off ballots could delay results for close races, such as who the fall governor candidates will be, by days or even weeks.
Maryland's total early voting turnout reached about 4.8% of all eligible voters, less than in 2018. But far more people have already voted by mail this year.
The nine Democrats and four Republicans vying for their parties' nominations for governor combined to spend $5.3 million on new TV, radio and online ads in the weeks leading up to the start of early voting.