Anthony Brown, lieutenant governor since 2007, is running as the political heir to Gov. Martin O’Malley — with all its advantages and disadvantages. Larry Hogan, a real-estate businessman and former official in Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.’s administration, has crafted a campaign message that focuses on pocketbook issues.
Brown announced his candidacy for Governor of Maryland May 10, 2013. Hogan formally announced his candidacy January 21, 2014.
Here’s a look at each candidate’s path from their respective candidacy announcements to the November 4 election.