Ehrlich takes a lead in Maryland
In sports there’s an old saying that I like to quote: “It’s not a rivalry until both sides win.” I’m thinking it’d be wise to extend that to political polling, and say that a race isn’t truly close until both sides have led. In that case, the Maryland Governor’s race is truly close now.
A tie in Maryland
The last time we looked in on Maryland, former governor and Republican Bob Ehrlich had taken his 7 point loss to incumbent Democrat Martin O’Malley, and narrowed the deficit to 6 and then to 3 in the polls. Now it’s all tied up.
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Putting to bed that whole racial profiling deal
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The race tightens in Maryland
There is more to life than the US Senate. In many states, control of the Governor’s office will have a critical role in the process of redistricting after the 2010 Census and reapportionment of US House seats. So today we look at the Maryland Governor’s race as polled by Rasmussen.