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Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time
Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time

When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory. "People think I'm nuts," Quinn said last week. "But I want to be the next governor of Maryland." The Libertarian Party, founded in 1971, has never won more than a full percentage point of Maryland voters in statewide races. Quinn is undeterred. "I'm attacking this one voter at a time," he said. The 52-year-old Lusby man spent two decades in the Navy as an aviation mechanic, then worked at...

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