Fact-checking Monday night’s Maryland gubernatorial debate

The Democratic candidates for governor of Maryland met last night for their final televised debate before the June 24 primary election this month. But it was likely not the last time you’ll hear from them if you’re within ad-buying distance.

Below you can watch clips from last night courtesy of the debate host, Maryland Public Television. They have the Washington Post’s fact-checking layer on top. We’ve put claims that we already fact-checked in this race into a database, so we can call them up again using Truth Teller, a political speech news app.

Read the fact-checks for more context on the claims.

Anthony Brown on Gansler’s “corporate tax giveaway”

 

Doug Gansler: “46 percent of the adults … in Baltimore don’t have work.” 

 

Heather Mizeur on her children’s’ health care expansion legislation: 

 

Anthony Brown on his action to fix the Maryland health exchange: 

Maryland Public Television has the entire debate online, which you can watch below. Got the fact-checking bug? Fill out this form and tell us what you heard that you’d like us to look into.

Lt. Gov Anthony Brown pivots to his opponent at the end of his answer to a question about the costs and benefits of expanding pre-K education. (Courtesy Maryland Public Television)
Sara is a producer and editor for mobile projects at the Washington Post.
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