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Opinion: Wes Moore: The outsider-insider candidate ran the smartest race for governor

July 27, 2022

Bestselling author and nonprofit leader Wes Moore could hardly have written a more compelling plot line for his victory in the Maryland Democratic primary for governor. Thirteen months ago, when Mr. Moore declared his candidacy, he was the political outsider in a state where voters have often preferred government experience. And among his opponents were: a former state attorney general (Doug Gansler), the state’s current comptroller (Peter Franchot), a former chair of the Democratic National Committee and former U.S. labor secretary (Tom Perez), a former county executive (Rushern Baker III), and a former U.S. Department of Education secretary (John King Jr.).

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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