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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 05/10/2010

La plus ça change, MD governor edition

As Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) tries to fend off a challenge from Bob Ehrlich, the Republican he unseated from the job four years ago, regional breakdowns in the new Washington Post poll reveal a familiar starting dynamic.

The table below also shows the big differences for Ehrlich between his win in 2002 against then-lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend (D) and his loss in 2006.

                    2010*    		     
                 vote pref.   2006 Vote	  2002 Vote
                  O'M  Ehr.  O'M   Ehr.  Town. Ehr.
Baltimore city    71    20    75    23    75    24
Baltimore suburbs 39    55    45    54    35    65
Anne Arundel/How. 42    54    45    54    38    61
Montgomery        59    29    62    37    61    38
Prince George's   63    18    79    21    77    23
Rest of state     38    54    38    61    32    68
*Washington Post poll; registered voters

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