Maryland Voters Guide: statewide candidates for governor, comptroller, attorney general, U.S. Senate

Maryland Voters Guide: statewide candidates for governor, comptroller, attorney general, U.S. Senate

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MarylandReporter.com is publishing this comprehensive list of statewide candidates for Maryland governor, attorney general and comptroller updated for the general election. It includes links to the candidates’ websites, stories, endorsements and voters guides by other organizations, as well as coverage of the races in general. If you think we’ve missed something, let us know by contacting Len@MarylandReporter.com.

MarylandReporter.com is an independent nonprofit news website founded in 2009. We do not endorse candidates and we do not accept campaign advertising for any candidate.

The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.  Early voting will take place Oct. 27-Nov. 3, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can vote early at any early voting center in the county you live in.

Campaign finance reports for all candidates are now available on the State Board of Elections website. You can look up any candidate using this link:

www.campaignfinance.maryland.gov/

Click on disclosures, view filed reports, click continue and then enter the candidate’s name (last name first) in the “candidate/committee name” highlighted box.

The following guides have been updated for the general election.

Maryland Reporter’s Voters Guide for Congress

Maryland Reporter’s Anne Arundel County Voters Guide: Candidates for executive, council, courthouse and legislature

Maryland Reporter’s Montgomery County Voters Guide: Candidates for executive, council, courthouse and legislature

Maryland Reporter’s Prince George’s County Voters Guide: Candidates for executive, council, courthouse and legislature

WYPR’s Tom Hall interviews candidates including:     Nancy Wallace (Green Party for governor), David Lashar (Libertarian)

Other voter guides will be added as they are updated for the general election

GOVERNOR’S RACE

Comprehensive list of endorsements for governor (Maryland Matters)

Democratic Candidate for Governor and Lieutenant Governor 

Wes Moore and Aruna Miller

Website wesmoore.com
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/iamwesmoore
Twitter @iamwesmoore

Endorsements 3.14 Action Fund, African Americans in Howard County, Baltimore County West Democratic Club, The Baltimore Fire Officers Union Local 964, Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats of MD, Collective PAC, FOP Maryland State Lodge, Impact (national organization supporting the Indian American and South Asian community), Ironworkers Local #5, Lower Shore Progressive Caucus, Maryland International Association of Fire Fighters, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Maryland Sierra Club, Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO, Maryland State Education Association. Prince George’s County Muslim Council, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Thurgood Marshall Democratic Club, VoteVetsPAC https://wesmoore.com/endorsements/

www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/08/31/moore-cox-fundraising-maryland-governor/

www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/07/22/wes-moore-wins-maryland-governor-democratic/

www.nytimes.com/2022/07/22/us/politics/wes-moore-maryland.html

Republican Candidate for Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Dan Cox and Gordana Schifanelli

Website www.dancoxforgovernor.com
Facebook  http://www.facebook.com/official.dan.cox
Twitter @dancoxesq

Endorsements Maryland Right to Life, Informed Choice Maryland, Stand for Health Freedom, Maryland Right to Life  https://www.coxforfreedom.com/endorsed

Libertarian Candidate for Governor and Lieutenant Governor

David Lashar and Christiana Logansmith

Website www.davidlashar.com
Facebook  http://www.facebook.com/lashar2022/
Other http://www.youtube.com/channel/ucjnyohbgs1mskotsxdrhmwq

 

Green Party Candidate for Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Nancy Wallace and Pat Elder

Email nancy@nancywallace.us

Website https://wallaceforgovernor.us/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Nancy-Wallace-108536871968554

Twitter https://twitter.com/Wallace4GovMD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccAIs8Y-m10

https://www.wypr.org/show/midday/2022-08-19/nancy-wallace-the-green-party-candidate-for-maryland-governor

Working Class Party Candidate for Governor and Lieutenant Governor

David Harding and Cathy White (No website as of 9/12)

Email dlharding410@mail.com, cathy.whitewcp@yahoo.com

COMPTROLLER

Democrat

Brooke LiermanBrooke Lierman

Website brookelierman.com
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/tim4md
Twitter @tim4md

Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, AFSMCE, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, Maryland Sierra Club, 1199 SEIU, 32BJ SEIU, Local 500 SEIU, Baltimore-D.C. Metro Building Trades Council, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Communications Workers of America, Amalgamated Transit Union, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, CASA in Action, UNITE HERE! Local 7, Local 23 and Local 25, Professional Fire Fighters of Maryland, Local 26 IBEW, Our Revolution Maryland, UMD DEMS, American Federation of Government Employees, UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, EMILY’s List, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate www.brookelierman.com/endorsements/

WYPR’s Tom Hall interviews Brooke Lierman

Republican

Barry Glassman

Website www.barryglassman.com
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/GlassmanforMaryland
Twitter @harfordexec

Endorsements Maryland Farm Bureau, Fraternal Order of Police www.barryglassman.com/endorsements

www.baltimoresun.com/politics/elections/bs-md-pol-glassman-running-from-party-unity-20220809-ikdrk3cc5vhfrb4xvugmwbtxq4-story.html

https://www.marylandmatters.org/2022/08/05/josh-kurtz-is-this-barry-glassmans-moment/

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Democrat

Anthony Brown

Website www.anthonybrown.com
Facebook  http://www.facebook.com/anthonybrown.maryland
Twitter @BrownforMD

Endorsements American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), ATU Local 689, Baltimore-DC Metro Building and Construction Trades Council, Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, CASA In Action, Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, Everytown for Gun Safety, IBEW Locals 24, 26, 70 and 307, International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council 51, Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO. Maryland State Education Association (MSEA), Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association – part of the United Association of Union Plumbers and Pipefitters (UA), Mid-Atlantic Region of the Laborers International Union of North America, Prince George’s County Muslim Council, Pro-Choice Maryland SEIU 1199, SEIU 32BJ, SEIU 500, Sierra Club, Teamsters Joint Council 55, The Collective PAC, UNITE HERE Locals 7, 23 and 25, VoteVets

Maryland Bar Association interview with Brown (57 minutes) 

www.baltimoresun.com/politics/elections/bs-md-pol-attorney-generals-race-20220720-hmvncnkmr5a5rm5talfrpb6xsq-story.html

Republican

Michael Anthony Peroutka 

Email

Website https://patriots4peroutka.com/

Endorsements Maryland Right to Life State PAC

www.msba.org/peroutka-lays-out-personal-legal-beliefs-and-views-about-role-of-attorney-general-as-states-top-legal-officer/

www.nytimes.com/2022/08/01/us/politics/larry-hogan-peroutka.html

U.S. SENATE

Lots of information on candidates and rankings on the Ballotpedia website

Democrat

Chris Van Hollen, incumbent
Email info@vanhollen.org
Website http://www.vanhollen.org
Facebook  www.facebook.com/vanhollenformd
Twitter @vanhollenformd
Other instagram.com/vanhollenmd/

Endorsements Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Brady PAC, CASA in Action, Council for a Livable World, Chesapeake Climate Action Network’s Action Fund, End Citizens United & Let America Vote, Giffords PAC, International Longshoremen, Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), NARAL Pro-Choice America, National Capital Federal Fire Fighters IAFF Local F-121, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, National Education Association, National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), NOW PAC, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Professional Fire Fighters of Maryland, Columbia Democratic Club of Howard, DC Baltimore Building Trades, The Thurgood Marshall Democratic Club of Howard County, Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO, Columbia Democratic Club of Howard County, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Lower Shore Progressive Committee, Ellicott City & Western Howard County Democratic Club, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction, League of Conservation Voters (LCV), National Education Association (NEA), Southwest Baltimore County Democratic Club  https://vanhollen.org/endorsements/

Scottie Griffin (write-in candidate)
Email drgrifn@aol.co

Republican

Chris Chaffee
Email chrischaffeeforussenate@gmail.com
Facebook  www.facebook.com/chrischaffee@chaffeeforussenate
Twitter @chrischaffee@chaffeeussenate

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Regina@MarylandReporter.com

Managing Editor Regina Holmes (Regina@MarylandReporter.com) has worked as a journalist for 30 years. She was an assistant business editor at the Miami Herald and an assistant city editor at Newsday in New York City, where she helped supervise coverage of 9/11, anthrax attacks and the August 2003 Northeast Blackout, which darkened the entire city. As an assistant managing editor of the Baltimore Examiner, she helped launch the free tabloid in 2006. She was most recently the managing editor for Washington, D.C.-based Talk Media News, where she supervised digital, radio and video production of news reports for over 400 radio stations. She is a gtaduate of Vassar College and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. If you have questions or comments, contact Regina at: Regina@MarylandReporter.com

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