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More scenes from Ehrlich election party

Here's more from Sun reporter Don Markus, staked out with Republican former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr.

At a little past 10 p.m., Ehrlich's running mate, Mary Kane, took the stage to enthusiastic applause to thank their supporters.

"This is a great night," she said. "This campaign has been a great journey. You have been our backbone."

Kane told the crowd - not the 4000 to 5000 they hoped for, but respectable given the polls' predictions - "Get comfortable, this is going to be a quite a night."

Kane said "we only have 11 precincts reports and we're closing the gap fast."

The crowd applauded enthusiastically and as Kane left the stage, the band went into a chorus of Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" changing the words to "Bobby be good" and how "Bobby was going to be the next governor of Mary....land"

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