With less than a month to go until Election Day, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan continues to hold a commanding lead as he seeks a second term in charge of Maryland’s state government.
In a survey conducted by Gonzales Research & Marketing Strategies from Oct. 1 to Saturday, Hogan was ahead of his Democratic rival, Ben Jealous, by 18 percentage points with 54 percent of voters surveyed backing Hogan and 36 percent supporting Jealous.
About 1 percent of voters favor either Libertarian Shawn Quinn or Green Party candidate Ian Schlakman. About 8 percent were undecided, according to the poll.
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