This has got to be, by far, the biggest upset in the entire mid-term elections.
Despite being outspent by a margin of greater than 4-to-1, Republican Larry Hogan beat Lt. Governor Anthony Brown to become Governor-Elect In Maryland. Hogan, a small businessman, emphasized spending and tax cuts and voters didn’t want a continuation of outgoing Governor Martin O’Malley’s policies. Hogan won with 53% of the vote.
Sure Bob Ehrlich’s election took place this century, but no one saw this coming. Well, almost no one. Give NPR credit. They saw this one coming yesterday.
Perhaps the writing was on the wall when Democrats walked out of a Brown campaign rally late last month. Who was speaking you might ask? President Obama.