governor's race http://publicradiodelmarva.net en Democrats Begin Campaign Ads for Governor of Maryland http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/democrats-begin-campaign-ads-governor-maryland <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Two Maryland Democratic candidates for governor are releasing their first television ads of the campaign.</p><p>Both Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Attorney General Doug Gansler announced their plans Wednesday.</p><p>Brown's first commercial is a 60-second spot that highlights his military service. Brown was deployed to Iraq while he was a member of the House of Delegates at the age of 43.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:05:05 +0000 Don Rush 50340 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Democrats Begin Campaign Ads for Governor of Maryland Larry Hogan Considers GOP Gubernatorial Run http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/larry-hogan-considers-gop-gubernatorial-run <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Republican Larry Hogan is scheduled to announce whether he'll be running for governor.</p><p>Hogan, who served in former Gov. Robert Ehrlich's administration, has scheduled an event Friday evening in Annapolis.</p><p>He is set to talk about his plans at the fall harvest party for Change Maryland, a grassroots organization he heads.</p><p>Hogan says about 1,000 people are scheduled to attend. He says the group has grown to about 65,000 members across the state. Hogan was the secretary of appointments in the Ehrlich administration.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:33:35 +0000 Don Rush 45138 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Larry Hogan Considers GOP Gubernatorial Run Senator Ben Cardin Endorses Anthony Brown for Governor http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/senator-ben-cardin-endorses-anthony-brown-governor <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is endorsing Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor.</p><p>Cardin announced his support for Brown and his running mate Ken Ulman on Monday in Baltimore.</p><p>The Democratic senator says Brown has worked to improve Maryland schools, reduce domestic violence and create jobs to strengthen the middle class.</p><p>Brown also has won endorsements from Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and four of Maryland's seven Democratic congressmen for their party's nomination.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:55:37 +0000 Don Rush 44887 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Senator Ben Cardin Endorses Anthony Brown for Governor Heather Mizeur Picks Running Mate in Md Governor's Race http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/heather-mizeur-picks-running-mate-md-governors-race <p>SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - The pastor of an African-American church in Prince George's County will be state Del. Heather Mizeur's running mate in her bid for Maryland governor.</p><p>Mizeur's campaign announced Wednesday that the Rev. Delman Coates will run for lieutenant governor on her ticket.</p><p>Coates is the pastor of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton. In a break with some other black church leaders from Prince George's County, he was an advocate for legalization of gay marriage in Maryland.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:38:35 +0000 Don Rush 44670 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Heather Mizeur Picks Running Mate in Md Governor's Race MD Democratic Candidate for Governor to Choose Running Mate http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-democratic-candidate-governor-choose-running-mate <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Del. Heather Mizeur is scheduled to announce her running mate in her bid for governor.</p><p>Mizeur says she will make her choice public on Wednesday at an American Legion Post in Silver Spring.</p><p>Mizeur is a Montgomery County Democrat. She has represented the county in the House of Delegates since 2007.</p><p>She is running against Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Attorney General Doug Gansler for the Democratic nomination for governor.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:25:46 +0000 Don Rush 44526 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net MD Democratic Candidate for Governor to Choose Running Mate Md State Police Fire Back Over Gansler Driving Controversy http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-state-police-fire-back-over-gansler-driving-controversy <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland State Police are criticizing Attorney General Doug Gansler for calling the commander of the executive protection section a &quot;henchman&quot; of Gov. Martin O&#39;Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:44:23 +0000 Don Rush 43011 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Md State Police Fire Back Over Gansler Driving Controversy Gansler Chooses Jolene Ivey As Running Mate in Maryland http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/gansler-chooses-jolene-ivey-running-mate-maryland <p>Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has tapped Delegate Jolene Ivey as a running mate in his bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.</p><p>The 52-year old two-term Delegate represents Prince Georges County.</p><p>In her statement, Ivy said that she was proud to be the first African American woman to run Lt. Governor and to be the first in the nation if they win.</p><p>Gansler&rsquo;s major opponent is Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown who would become the first African American to become governor of the state if he wins the race.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:20:24 +0000 Don Rush 42951 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Gansler Chooses Jolene Ivey As Running Mate in Maryland Doug Gansler To Kick Off Campaign, Anthony Brown Formally Files http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/doug-gansler-kick-campaign-anthony-brown-formally-files <p><strong>Gansler</strong></p><p>SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is announcing plans to officially launch his run for governor.</p><p>Gansler's campaign announced Thursday he will start a statewide tour beginning on Sept. 24 with events in Rockville, Ellicott City and Baltimore.</p><p>After that, he will be making stops all around the state.</p><p>Gansler will be in southern Maryland on Sept. 25. He then heads to western Maryland the day after that. He also will be campaigning on the Eastern Shore on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:02:14 +0000 Don Rush 41097 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Doug Gansler To Kick Off Campaign, Anthony Brown Formally Files Eastern Shore Delegate Joins GOP Gubernatorial Campaign http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/eastern-shore-delegate-joins-gop-gubernatorial-campaign <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Republican David Craig has officially announced that Del. Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio will be his running mate in his bid for governor.</p><p>Haddaway-Riccio said Tuesday at a news conference in Annapolis that she has spent almost a decade as an Eastern Shore lawmaker fighting for lower taxes and a better business climate. She says she has also worked for a greater balance between environmental interests and the interests of agriculture and commercial fishing.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:03:37 +0000 Don Rush 37790 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Eastern Shore Delegate Joins GOP Gubernatorial Campaign Doug Gansler Fills War Chest for Potential Run for Governor http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/doug-gansler-fills-war-chest-potential-run-governor <P></P> <P>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he has $5.2 million in his campaign account.</P> <P>The attorney general, who is weighing a bid for governor in 2014, reported the amount to the Maryland State Board of Elections on Tuesday.</P> <P>His campaign says it's five times more than Gov. Martin O'Malley had eight years ago as he was preparing to run for his first term.</P> <P>The report says Gansler has raised $1.2 million since last year's filing.</P> <P></P> <P></P> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:36:17 +0000 Don Rush 27510 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Doug Gansler Fills War Chest for Potential Run for Governor