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Rich and powerful choose sides in Maryland governor's race

Rich and powerful choose sides in Maryland governor's race

The Koch brothers. George Soros. Dave Chappelle. Silicon Valley executives. Hollywood actresses.

Across Maryland — and across the country — the rich and famous are choosing sides in the Free State’s 2018 race for governor.

Hundreds of powerful people — from wealthy lawyers to media moguls — have already maxed out their legal donations giving to incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan or one of his seven Democratic party challengers.

Here are some highlights from last week’s campaign finance filings:

• With more than $8 million in his account alone — and more than $9 million if you include Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford’s fundraising —...

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