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Republicans pick up seats in Maryland State House

Last night's election sent clear message to Annapolis, however Democrats still hold power

  • The balance of power is shifting in Annapolis. The GOP picked up seven seats in the Maryland State house and two in the State Senate.

    With newly Republican governor Larry Hogan, many Democrats will have to work together with the new Republicans, however Democrats still hold the 3/5 veto override majority in each house despite the gains. Republicans would need to work with Democrats to sustain any veto from the governor.

    A sullen looking Baltimore city mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake said in a news conference that the success of Baltimore City will be tied to the success of Larry Hogan’s new administration.


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