Maryland’s Republican Party just got turned on its head. Del. Dan Cox, a far-right conservative endorsed by former President Donald Trump, had the victory of the night in Tuesday’s primary as he defeated GOP Gov. Larry Hogan’s hand-picked successor, former state Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz. After eight years of a moderate Republican governor — one who many Marylanders still give high marks — Cox represents a sharp turn for some conservatives in the state. Here are five things to know about, potentially, Maryland’s next governor.
What you need to know about Maryland GOP gubernatorial nominee Dan Cox
July 20, 2022