Maryland’s action-packed primary day ended Tuesday with nominees in some races and left many others too close to call as nearly every consequential state and local race was on the ballot. Here’s a rundown of what you might have missed. Del. Dan Cox, a far-right conservative Republican endorsed by former President Donald Trump, made headlines around the country as he defeated Gov. Larry Hogan’s hand-picked successor, former state Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz. Polls in recent months had shown a neck-and-neck race even as Schulz out-fundraised and outspent Cox the entire way.
Five highlights from primary election night in Maryland
July 20, 2022