Brown starts with sizable lead in Attorney General’s race

BALTIMORE — Congressman Anthony Brown has a very good head start in the Democratic race for Maryland Legal professional Basic.

With about 112,000 early votes counted and 13% of precincts reporting, Brown has about 61% of the vote compared to Katie Curran O’Malley’s 39%.

Brown, who signifies Maryland’s 4th congressional district, beforehand served as lieutenant governor below O’Malley’s partner, Martin O’Malley.

He released a bid for governor in 2014 and dropped to businessman Larry Hogan.

On the Republican aspect, Michael Anthony Peroutka, a former Anne Arundel County Council member with noted ties to the League of the South, which is classified as a detest team by the Southern Poverty Law Centre, qualified prospects Jim Shalleck, previous president of the Montgomery County Board of Elections, by 15 details.

Essential disclaimer: These are nonetheless early effects. The Maryland Condition Board of Elections has posted a compact portion of the votes solid on Tuesday.

Elections officials warning not to assume results in some races for weeks. By regulation, nearby elections officers cannot open up mail-in ballots until eventually Thursday.

Maryland Legal professional General Brian Frosh introduced in October he would not request reelection.