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Ulman clears first hurdle to State House

Ulman clears first hurdle to State House

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman cleared the first hurdle to the State House on Tuesday night, June 24, as he and gubernatorial running mate Anthony Brown clinched the Democratic nomination with about 50 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results.

With the team's victory Tuesday, Ulman becomes the Democratic contender for lieutenant governor in Maryland's November general election, and, given the state's solid Democratic base, has strong potential to be the first Howard Countian to serve in the office.

No matter the outcome in November, in fact, a county resident will hold the office — Boyd Rutherford, who along with gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan won the...