Prince George’s County and Calvert County voters are looking for a future where their children have access to good schools and jobs that pay well. But they may look to different candidates in the governor’s race to shape that future.
As Marylanders prepare to head to the polls, WTOP headed to Frederick County, Maryland, to find out what’s at stake for residents and local party leaders with under a month left until the 2018 elections.
While Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and his Democratic challenger Ben Jealous crisscross Maryland and trade barbs ahead of the upcoming election, the residents of Baltimore City go about their lives with a steady drumbeat of grim news reports in the background. As part of the series, “Voter Voices,” WTOP talked to voters at Baltimore’s famed Lexington Market about what they want to hear the candidates discuss on the campaign trail.
In the second chapter of WTOP’s Voter Voices series, Howard County voters speak about their concerns, priorities and what’s on their mind as the governor’s race fast approaches.
In the series, “Voter Voices,” WTOP asked registered voters across Maryland what issues concerned them, and who would be getting their vote in the upcoming election for governor. From the crowds checking out the parade of horses at the Frederick County Fairgrounds to the shoppers looking for the freshest fish at Lexington Market in Baltimore City, Maryland residents were asked about what matters to them as they get set to vote in the general election on Nov. 6. First stop: Montgomery County.
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