MD Governors Race

Wes Moore Wins the Democratic Primary for Maryland Governor


Wes Moore

who was born in Takoma Park, announced his candidacy in June. Moore is a former Rhodes Scholar, combat veteran, and former CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation. Here is a link to his campaign website.

Wes Moore, a celebrity author and former nonprofit executive who campaigned as a political outsider, has won the Democratic primary for governor of Maryland.

Three days after voting concluded, The Associated Press declared Mr. Moore the winner late Friday over Tom Perez, a former labor secretary and Democratic National Committee chairman; Peter Franchot, the state comptroller; and six other candidates.