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Maryland's comptroller, a Democrat, says he won't vote in the governor's race

Maryland's comptroller, a Democrat, says he won't vote in the governor's race

Maryland Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot has said that he would not endorse his party’s nominee for governor. And when asked recently by The Baltimore Sun’s editorial board who would get his vote, Franchot went further and said no one.

“I’m neutral right now,” he said in response to a question from Andrew A. Green, the Sun’s opinion editor. “I think I’ll probably, on that particular ballot based on my public position of neutrality, not vote on that particular office.”

The comptroller has positioned himself as a fiscal conservative and has often...

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