Yet another election is in the books, and whether you wear a red or blue shirt, we will all need to move forward. If you went to bed before the races were called, here’s all of our election results.
Hogan Wins Reelection
Larry Hogan (R) defeated challenger Ben Jealous (D) quite handedly, 56.2% to 42.7%, (According to The Baltimore Sun)
Hogan now becomes only the second Republican governor in Maryland’s history to win re-election.
Carroll County gave Governor Hogan 60,214 votes and gave Ben Jealous 10,831.
Carroll County only had two competitive races, with most candidates running unopposed.
Here are the results, all results taken from Washington Top News.
County Commissioner District 1 – Stephen Albert Wantz (R) Unopposed
County Commissioner District 2 – C. Richard Weaver (R) Unopposed
County Commissioner District 3 – Dennis E. Frazier (R) 7,876 (62.3%) Maria Warburton (D) 4,904 (33.6%)
County Commissioner District 4 – Christopher Eric Bouchat (R) 9,653 (66.2%) Paul Johnson (D) 4,904 (33.6%)
County Commissioner District 5 – Ed Rothstein (R) Unopposed
State’s Attorney – Brian DeLeonardo (R) Unopposed
Sheriff – Jim DeWees (R) Unopposed
Thanks to all my friends who supported me all these years. 66% is good with me. Your Humble Servant,Commissioner elect Bouchat
Carroll County maintained its Republican dominance, electing a slate comprised entirely of Republicans.
National politics were a mixed bag, as Democrats gained a majority in the House of Representatives, while Republicans increased their majority in the Senate.