Hogan leads Demo­c­ra­t­ic com­peti­tors by dou­ble dig­its in Mary­land Sen­ate race: Poll

Hogan leads Democratic competitors by double digits in Maryland Senate race: Poll

For­mer Mary­land GOP Gov. Lar­ry Hogan leads his Demo­c­ra­t­ic oppo­nents for a cov­et­ed Sen­ate seat by dou­ble dig­its, accord­ing to a poll released Wednes­day.
The poll found that Hogan beat out Rep. David Trone (D‑MD) with 49% com­pared to Trone’s 37% and beat Prince George’s Coun­ty Exec­u­tive Angela Also­brooks with 50% to Alsobrooks’s 36% in hypo­thet­i­cal matchups.
“I am always hum­bled by the sup­port of Mary­lan­ders, but make no mis­take, we are the under­dogs in this race,” Hogan said in a state­ment. “The par­ti­san pol­i­tics in Wash­ing­ton will do any­thing they can to stop us. Wash­ing­ton is dan­ger­ous­ly bro­ken. We need your help to fix the bro­ken pol­i­tics and send a mes­sage to Wash­ing­ton that will be heard loud and clear across the coun­try.”
Although the state is more Demo­c­ra­t­ic than Repub­li­can, Hogan was a suc­cess­ful bipar­ti­san gov­er­nor who was well liked by the Left. How­ev­er, the Wash­ing­ton Post-Uni­ver­si­ty of Mary­land poll also found that more vot­ers want Democ­rats in con­trol of the Sen­ate instead of Repub­li­cans, mean­ing it could be dif­fi­cult for Hogan to win the gen­er­al elec­tion.
The anti-Trump con­ser­v­a­tive entered the race last month and is expecte …