Tag: governor’s race

Valerie Ervin, formerly running mate to the late Kevin Kamenetz, to now run for governor

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One week after the sudden and tragic death of Democratic gubernatorial contender Kevin Kamenetz, his running mate, former Montgomery County Councilwoman Valerie Ervin, says she plans to run in his place.

Q&A: Ralph Jaffe rails on ‘corrupt’ politicians and media, and explains why hes running for governor (again)

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Ralph Jaffe’s war chest for his campaign to be Maryland’s next governor is $415. You read that right.

Q&A: Krish Vignarajah on her Baltimore roots, fighting for moms, education funding and her campaign for governor

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Krishanti Vignarajah, 38, is proud of the factors that distinguish her from her competitors seeking to unseat Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in the November general election. Beyond the most obvious difference—aside from her, it’s an all-male Democratic primary field—the former Obama administration State Department senior advisor and policy director for Michelle Obama says she stands alone as the only immigrant in the running, having left civil war-plagued Sri Lanka with her parents for Baltimore when she was a child.

“I had the luck of living a life that allowed me to go from Woodlawn High to the White House,” she says. “And I don’t want my life story to be the exception. I want it to be the rule.”

Q&A: Ben Jealous talks universal health care, weed, his progressive roots and more

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Ben Jealous might just be the only gubernatorial candidate for 2018 who could bolster his run by getting handcuffed at the White House.

Brian Frosh Endorses PG County’s Rushern Baker for Governor


Maryland’s attorney general is stumping for outgoing Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker in next year’s gubernatorial election.

Bernie Sanders to Stump for Ben Jealous in Baltimore Next Week

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Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming back to Baltimore next week to campaign for Ben Jealous and push his mission of universal health care.

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is Running for Governor

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Baltimore County’s top elected officeholder ended months of speculation today, officially announcing a run for the governor’s office.

Maya Rockeymoore, Elijah Cummings’ Wife, Might Run for Governor

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A congressman and a governor: How’s that for a political power couple?

Bernie Sanders Endorses Ben Jealous in 2018 Governor’s Race

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Bernie Sanders is feeling the Ben.