Ivan Bates took his 6-year-old daughter, London, to Six Flags America soon after the Associated Press declared him the winner of the Democratic primary for Baltimore state’s attorney. Bates was emerging from a hard-fought, three-way race that included the two-term incumbent, Marilyn Mosby, and a former Maryland Deputy Attorney General, Thiru Vignarajah. At the theme park in Bowie, Bates said, people stopped him and asked for pictures. That, he said, is when his victory kind of set in.
How Ivan Bates went from a 1.9 high school GPA to become the presumptive next Baltimore state’s attorney
August 3, 2022