On today’s show, polls released by Goucher College on Tuesday and Wednesday revealed some contradictory preferences among MD voters. Gov. Larry Hogan enjoys a sizeable lead in his bid to be re-elected, but several of the ideas espoused by his Democratic opponent, Ben Jealous, also enjoy wide support. An increase in the minimum wage, Medicare for All, and increasing funding for education are all popular and have all been central tents of the Jealous campaign since the former head of the NAACP announced his candidacy more than a year ago. But the Governor remains very popular as well, with an approval rating of about 66%, one of the highest of any Governor in the country. Mileah Kromer is an associate professor of political science and Director of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center at Goucher College. Luke Broadwater reports on City Hall and local politics for the Baltimore Sun. They join Tom for a look behind the numbers.
Goucher Poll: Hogan Enjoys Sizable Lead Over Jealous as Election Day Looms Ever Closer
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