Former NAACP president Ben Jealous and presidential hopeful John Delaney, both Maryland Democrats, joined the chorus of people calling for Virginia’s governor to resign after a racist photo from his medical school yearbook emerged.
Tuesday’s election results mean that in 2019 Democrats will hold the top job in seven of Maryland’s eight largest jurisdictions. Meanwhile, Republicans — still riding high from Hogan’s historic win over Democrat Ben Jealous — looked around the state to see their bench had been decimated.
Gov. Larry Hogan cruised to a second term Tuesday night, but failed to take others from his party along for the ride. Voters said they voted against most Republicans — other than Hogan — out of their disdain for President Donald Trump.
Now that Republican Larry Hogan has bested Democratic challenger Ben Jealous to win a second term as governor of Maryland the blame game and airing of electoral grievances on the losing side can officially begin. But Mr. Jealous didn’t lose this race nearly as much as Mr. Hogan won it.
Here are five voter sentiments we learned from Tuesday’s midterm election in which Gov. Larry Hogan became the first Republican governor to win re-election in Maryland since the 1950s, despite widespread antipathy towards President Donald Trump.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan appeared to win a second term Tuesday, lifted by Democrats who crossed party lines to vote for his centrist approach to governing despite their anger over President Donald Trump.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s impressive win over challenger Ben Jealous Tuesday offers some strong insights into the use of media that directly challenge what was starting to feel like post-2016 conventional wisdom.
Other locales might have drawn more star power in recent days — from President Donald Trump jetting to 11 rallies in six days to Oprah seemingly taking up residence in Georgia — but Maryland voters descended on their polling places on Tuesday with a determined intensity of their own.
Carroll County voters went to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Here's a sampling of their thoughts on the local races, the Maryland gubernatorial race and President Donald Trump, who isn't on the ballot but looms large over this election.
With thunderstorms in the forecast, political and nonpartisan operations alike are in overdrive to get hundreds of thousands of Marylanders voters to the polls on Election Day. And political campaigns for races large and small aren’t resting until they crash Tuesday night.
Maryland votes: Here's what to expect Tuesday on Election Day at your polling place. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democrat Ben Jealous are at the top of their parties' tickets, along with races for the U.S. Senate, U.S. House, state attorney general and the General Assembly.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Democratic challenger Ben Jealous and other candidates on Maryland ballots are engaging in a final blitz to persuade undecided voters and get their supporters to the polls. Hogan is rallying in Annapolis and Grasonville; Jealous in Wheaton and the Baltimore area.
Maryland’s eight-day early voting period wrapped up with a record number of voters casting ballots in person before Election Day. The election will determine whether GOP Gov. Larry Hogan or his Democratic challenger, Ben Jealous, will take an oath of office for a four-year term in January.
James Brady, the chairman of the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents, resigned Thursday, overtaken by the whirlwind of controversy at the state’s flagship university that began with the June death of football player Jordan McNair.
Since the national Republican Party and our governor are disinclined to rein in drug prices, Marylanders hoping for relief with the bills they pay at the pharmacy, should take a closer look at Democrat Ben Jealous’ health care strategy.
Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday morning that he was “shocked” and “outraged” by the Maryland Board of Regents’ decision to reinstate football coach DJ Durkin and called school President Wallace Loh’s decision to defy the board and fire the coach a “big step” forward.
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh fired football coach DJ Durkin a day after the University System of Maryland Board of Regents reinstated him. Loh said he took the action after meeting with the Student Government Association, department chairs and other campus leadership.
James Brady, whom Gov. Larry Hogan appointed to head the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents, threw a wrench into the final week of the gubernatorial campaign. He announced a decision to keep the University of Maryland's football coach and athletic director, despite a player's death.
On a day when the news was full of package bombs sent to kill prominent Democrats and President Trump spewed his daily vitriol like regurgitated Diet Coke, it would have been logical for me, a lifelong Democrat, to double down and vote the straight party ticket. Yet I didn't. Here's why.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders brought a jolt of energy to Democrat Ben Jealous’ struggling campaign to unseat Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in Maryland. Sanders told a raucous full house at an historic Bethesda theater that Jealous will be one of the greatest governors in U.S. history.