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Charles Lollar
Brown, Hogan lead primary contests
Brown, Hogan lead primary contests

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has strengthened his lead in the fiercely contested Democratic primary for governor and enters the campaign's final two weeks with a 2-1 advantage over his closest competitor, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun. In the Republican race, businessman and activist Larry Hogan is running well ahead of his three opponents, the poll found. "These races have clear front-runners," said Steve Raabe, president of OpinionWorks, the Annapolis polling firm that conducted the survey for The Sun. While things could change, Raabe said, "there's no evidence right now that anyone is uniquely positioned to overtake them." All three...