Brown holds modest lead over Hogan in Md. Governor's race

In this poll:

Click "detailed view" to see interactive results by political and demographic groups (i.e. Likely voters, ages 18-39, college graduates).

Poll Questions

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Are you registered as (a Democrat), (a Republican), an independent or something else?

Q: I'd like you to rate the chances that you will vote in the upcoming election for governor in Maryland this November: Are you absolutely certain to vote, will you probably vote, are the chances 50-50, or less than that?

Q: Would you say you are following this year's governor's race in the state of Maryland very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not closely at all?

Q: (RESULTS AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) As you may know, the candidates for Maryland governor in 2014 are: (Anthony Brown, the Democrat), (Larry Hogan, the Republican), and Shawn Quinn, the Libertarian; if the election were held today, for whom would you vote? Which one are you leaning toward right now?

Q: (IF NAMED A CANDIDATE - AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Will you definitely vote for (BROWN/HOGAN), or is there a chance you could change your mind and vote for someone else? IF CHANCE CHANGE MIND: Would you say (there’s a GOOD CHANCE) you'll change your mind, or would you say (it’s PRETTY UNLIKELY)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) The candidates for Maryland Attorney General in 2014 are: (Brian Frosh, the Democrat),(Jeffrey Pritzker, the Republican), and Leo Dymowski, the Libertarian; if the election were held today, for whom would you vote? Which one are you leaning toward right now?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. Anthony Brown

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. Larry Hogan

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) What is the single most important issue in deciding your vote for governor this year? (Taxes), (public education), (jobs), (immigration), (health care) or something else?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling taxes - (Brown) or (Hogan)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Regardless of who you support, please tell me whether each of the following statements applies more to Anthony Brown or more to Larry Hogan. a. He understands the problems of people like you.

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Regardless of who you support, please tell me whether each of the following statements applies more to Anthony Brown or more to Larry Hogan. b. He would look out for the needs of your part of the state.

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling job creation - (Brown) or (Hogan)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling health care - (Brown) or (Hogan)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling public education - (Brown) or (Hogan)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling illegal immigration - (Brown) or (Hogan)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling social issues like gay marriage and abortion - (Brown) or (Hogan)?

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling gun laws - (Brown) or (Hogan)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Overall, do you support or oppose Expanding state funding for pre-kindergarten programs in Maryland ?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) . Overall, do you support or oppose Repealing recent state tax increases in Maryland ?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Martin O'Malley is handling his job as governor?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Do you approve or disapprove of the way O'Malley is handling immigration issues?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS, HALF SAMPLE) Anthony Brown said he supports helping resettle unaccompanied immigrant minors in Maryland while they await deportation hearings.

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS, HALF SAMPLE) Larry Hogan has said that Maryland should not do anything that would make it easier for unaccompanied immigrant minors to enter the state. Do you support or oppose this position?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) For unaccompanied immigrant minors who are brought to Maryland, which of the following entities do you think should be primarily responsible for them?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Which of these statements comes closer to your own view about illegal immigrants in Maryland - (they strengthen our state because of their hard work and talents) or (they are a burden on our state because they take our jobs,

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Have you personally been contacted by a representative of the Brown campaign, either by phone, in-person, or online asking you for your support, or not?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Have you personally been contacted by a representative of the Hogan campaign, either by phone, in-person, or online asking you for your support, or not?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If he were to become governor, how similar or different do you think Anthony Brown's agenda would be from Governor O'Malley's agenda - very similar, somewhat similar, somewhat different or very different?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If Anthony Brown is elected governor, do you think that will mainly be a (good thing) for African Americans in the state, mainly a (bad thing) or will it not make any difference?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If Larry Hogan is elected governor, do you think that will mainly be a (good thing) for African Americans in the state, mainly a (bad thing) or will it not make any difference?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) How important is it to you that Anthony Brown may become the first African American governor in Maryland - very important, somewhat important, not too important or not important at all?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Compared to 8 years ago, do you think that Maryland's economy has gotten better, gotten worse or is about the same?