Lt. Governor Anthony Brown has a secure lead ahead of the Maryland Democratic primary. Despite his opponents’ attacks on his management of the state’s health-care insurance online marketplace, Brown is seen as the most capable manager and trusted more than others to handle health care. Larry Hogan leads the field of potential Republican candidates, but a hypothetical general election sees Brown with the early advantage. Read related article.
SOURCE: This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone June 5-8, 2014, among a random sample of 1,202 adult residents of Maryland. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish on landlines and cell phones. The results among the 962 registered voters have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points, five points for the 487 registered Democrats, seven points for the 269 likely Democratic voters, and 11 points for the 110 likely Republican voters. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York. | The Washington Post