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Hogan postpones Maryland primary until June 2; special election for 7th District will be mail-in

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Gov. Larry Hogan speaks outside the Governor’s Mansion on March 17. Image via Facebook Live.

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland’s April 28 primary election to be postponed until June 2 in response to the coronavirus pandemic, he announced Tuesday.

Hogan said the special election to fill former Rep. Elijah Cummings’ 7th Congressional District seat will go forward on April 28 with a mail-in ballot.

Poll: Sanders leads Democratic presidential field in Maryland primary

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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign event in November 2019 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Photo by Matt Johnson/via Flickr Creative Commons.

Sen. Bernie Sanders is leading the Maryland Democratic primary race for president by a narrow margin in a new poll from Goucher College.

The poll, which was conducted from Feb. 13-19, found that 24 percent of likely Maryland Democratic voters said they would vote for Sanders, followed by 18 percent for former Vice President Joe Biden and 16 percent for billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Democratic field for governor narrows slightly as Ervin drops out, throws support behind Baker

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In a twist for this year’s crowded Democratic gubernatorial contest, a candidate has withdrawn from the race to back another contender.

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