Although the diversity of candidates on the Democratic side of the ticket attracted some, others were more excited about the plans Wes Moore, lieutenant governor candidate Aruna Miller, comptroller candidate Brooke Lierman and Anthony Brown, running for attorney general, had for the state.Read More
Make no mistake: Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Jr. is an anomaly in today’s “hate everything” society: He’s a popular public official. Hogan tops out at 58% approval in a Goucher College poll and gets a 61% rating in the Washington Post poll. Good for him, writes columnist Barry Rascovar. He has carefully avoided most hot-button political issues and sought to minimize controversy during his initial year in office.Read More
An overwhelming majority of people responding to a Baltimore Sun poll this week — a whopping 94% — called “Maryland’s ban on assault weapons and large capacity magazines” “unconstitutional.” What’s more, 18,109 people responded to the “poll” published Tuesday, meaning about 17,000 responders objected to the new ban. This was not a real public opinion survey seeking a random sample of the population that would show what a representative group of Maryland citizens think of the new law. It was one of those pop quizzes made possible by the wonderfully interactive nature of the Internet.Read More
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