BALTIMORE — Congressman Anthony Brown holds a important lead in the Democratic race for Maryland Attorney Common.
With about 113,000 early votes counted and 92% of precincts reporting, Brown has about 59% of the vote in comparison to Katie Curran O’Malley’s 41%.
Brown, who represents Maryland’s 4th congressional district, previously served as lieutenant governor beneath O’Malley’s partner, previous Gov. Martin O’Malley.
And her father, J. Joseph Curran Jr., served as Maryland Attorney Basic from 1987 to 2007.
O’Malley was both an assistant state’s lawyer in Baltimore County and an affiliate judge for the To start with District Court of Maryland.
In a statement, O’Malley explained she’s “cautiously optimistic” with a lot of votes continue to still left to be counted.
“Now extra than ever, we owe it to every individual who participated in the electoral course of action to make sure that their vote is counted and that their voice is read,” she reported.
Brown launched a bid for governor in 2014 and lost to businessman Larry Hogan.
On the Republican aspect, Michael Anthony Peroutka, a previous Anne Arundel County Council member with reported ties to the League of the South, which is labeled as a loathe team by the Southern Poverty Legislation Centre, leads Jim Shalleck, previous president of the Montgomery County Board of Elections, by 17 points.
Crucial disclaimer: Many votes are nonetheless outstanding, specifically mail-in ballots.
Elections officials caution not to expect outcomes in some races for months. By regulation, neighborhood elections officers cannot open up mail-in ballots till Thursday.
As of July 17, state elections officials described receiving 190,955 mail-in ballots.
Maryland Attorney Standard Brian Frosh announced in Oct he.