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Ivan Bates wins Democratic primary for Baltimore state’s attorney, defeating Marilyn Mosby

July 25, 2022

Ivan Bates has won the Democratic primary for Baltimore state’s attorney, unseating the two-term incumbent, Marilyn Mosby, whose tenure has been marked by progressive achievements as well as controversies and a sustained rate of high gun violence. After the latest count of mail-in ballots was posted Friday afternoon, Bates, 53, of Locust Point, had 26,660 votes (39.83%) — at least 6,300 more than his nearest opponent. Thiru Vignarajah, 45, of Federal Hill, moved into second place with 20,349 votes (30.40%), while Mosby, 42, of Reservoir Hill, dropped to last with 19,931 votes (29.77%), according to unofficial election results from the Maryland State Board of Elections.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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