Harford County joined the rest of the state in having one of the most dismal voter turnouts in recent memory, with fewer than a quarter of the area's registered voters making it out to the polls for Tuesday's primary election.
After months of fierce campaigning, three tense debates and more than a million dollars spent, Laura Neuman and Steve Schuh waited Tuesday to see who would be the Republican nominee for Anne Arundel's county executive.
Election signs outnumbered voters early on primary election day at Piney Orchard Elementary School in Odenton. During the first hour and a half, 25 people showed up, said Kate Schechter, standing outside on behalf of the Democratic party.
For Republican candidates in the Maryland governor's race, there's simply not enough Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to go around. He's like the father in a large family whose kids compete for his attention but can't manage to get Dad all to themselves
Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out a lot of hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win the Republican primary, he can beat the Democratic nominee and fundamentally change the way the state does business.