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How much do you know about the candidates running for statewide office in Tuesday’s Maryland primary? Here’s a chance to find out. Most, but not all, of the answers can be found in our coverage of the races, which you can find here. If you get at least eight of the 15 questions right, we would say you are extremely well-versed in Maryland political trivia. Eleven of 15 and you're a statehouse savant. And 13 or more correct answers? That means you know as much about politics in the state as our Annapolis correspondents, John Wagner and Jenna Johnson.
Which gubernatorial candidate was a regular customer at Lowen’s toy store in Bethesda while growing up?
Which gubernatorial candidate worked at a service station between high school and college?
Which over-achieving Democratic gubernatorial candidate got into Harvard three times -- twice as an undergrad and once for law school?
Which candidate for lieutenant governor spent much of his career as an investigative reporter?
Which candidate for lieutenant governor directed an Olympic Village for seven nations in 1996?
Which Democratic gubernatorial candidate was born in Maryland?
Which GOP candidate for governor is 28 years older than his running mate?
Which candidate for governor is a Marine Corps Reserve officer?
Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE about the candidates for attorney general?
Which Democratic gubernatorial candidate collects beer cans and has attended a “Can-vention”?
Which Democratic gubernatorial candidate didn’t graduate from college?
Which two Maryland politicians have recently created a little Internet buzz by playing music?
Which gubernatorial candidate did not show up to a televised Democratic debate, prompting a rival to release an attack ad featuring an empty podium?
Which gubernatorial candidate owns a 34-acre farm on the Eastern Shore and plans to soon grow organic herbs?
Which gubernatorial candidate says he or she has never tried marijuana?