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County Council incumbents take early leads in primary election

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anthonybrownAnthony Brown has taken the early lead in race for Maryland governor, garnering 55.6 percent of the vote.

Brown’s main opposition, Doug Gansler, has 21.9 percent of the vote while Heather Mizeur is at 19.9 percent. 

As of 10 p.m., both Gansler and Mizeur had conceded.

"Maryland will be incredibly well served with Anthony Brown as Governor," said current Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. "He is a true American success story."

In the race for attorney general, Brian Frosh has stormed out of the gate with 46.4 percent of the vote. Jon Cardin trails with 30.7 percent while Prince George’s Delegate Aisha Braveboy is third with 22.9 percent, though she leads in Prince George’s with 47.4 of the county’s vote.

As of 10:40 p.m. Cardin and Braveboy had conceded, allowing Frosh to move onto the general election in the fall.

In the County Council races, incumbents Mary Lehman, Andrea Harrison, Obie Patterson and Mel Franklin all move on to the general election because they ran unopposed.

In District 2 Doyle Niemann leads Deni Taveras with 54.8 percent. Dannielle Glaros appears to be running away in District 3 with 77.3 percent while her closest competition, Terence Collins, has garnered only 17 percent. Likewise, in District 4 Todd Turner leads Vince Canales with 67 percent of the vote.

In Districts 6 and 7 the incumbents are leading their bids for reelection. Derrick Leon Davis leads his District 6 race with 72 percent of the vote while Karen Toles leads District 7 with 70 percent.

Amber Waller, Carolyn Boston and Sonya Williams are the early leaders in the Board of Education races.

 

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mlehmanUPPER MARLBORO--The Prince George’s County Council’s public safety and fiscal management committee approved a two year, $1.2 million contract with CMT Services Inc., but one councilmember says the county's bidding process was not transparent and was unfair to taxpayers.

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