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Women candidates are badly underrepresented in races for Md.'s top offices. Down ballot, it's a different story.

Women candidates are badly underrepresented in races for Md.'s top offices. Down ballot, it's a different story.

Tuesday’s primaries continued what may be the most important trend in this year’s elections. We’re not talking about the victories by Donald Trump acolytes in Republican primaries or the overperformance of Democratic congressional candidates in special elections. Rather, it’s the success of women candidates that’s most notable. In Michigan alone, women won Democratic primaries for every statewide office — governor, attorney general, secretary of state and U.S. Senate — and several House seats.

But in Maryland, things are different. As former gubernatorial candidate Krish Vignarajah pointed out in

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