2018 Maryland Attorney General election

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Maryland Attorney General Election, 2018

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Nominee Brian Frosh Craig Wolf
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,474,833 799,035
Percentage 64.8% 35.1%

Maryland Attorney General Election, 2018.svg
County results
Frosh:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      >90%
Wolf:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Attorney General before election

Brian Frosh
Democratic

Elected Attorney General

Brian Frosh
Democratic

The Maryland Attorney General election of 2018 was held on November 6, 2018, to elect the Attorney General of Maryland. Incumbent Democratic Attorney General Brian Frosh was eligible to seek a second term in office, filed for re-election on February 15, 2018,[1] and was unopposed for the Democratic nomination. Republican former prosecutor and trade group CEO Craig Wolf was unopposed for the Republican nomination. Brian Frosh won with 64.8% of the vote.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brian Frosh (incumbent) 505,897 100.0
Total votes 505,897 100.0

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Craig Wolf, former prosecutor and trade group CEO[1]

Endorsements[edit]

Craig Wolf
Individuals
Organizations

Results[edit]

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Craig Wolf 175,429 100.0
Total votes 175,429 100.0

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Brian
Frosh (D)
Craig
Wolf (R)
Undecided
Gonzales Research October 1–6, 2018 806 ± 3.5% 43% 34% 23%
Goucher College September 11–16, 2018 472 ± 4.5% 58% 26% 12%

Results[edit]

Maryland Attorney General election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Brian Frosh (incumbent) 1,474,833 64.81% +9.01%
Republican Craig Wolf 799,035 35.11% -5.57%
n/a Write-ins 1,920 0.08% -0.04%
Total votes 2,275,788 100.0% N/A
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2018 Primary Election State Candidates List". Retrieved February 19, 2018.
  2. ^ "Governor Larry Hogan Endorsed Craig Wolf for Attorney General". RAGA. June 19, 2018.
  3. ^ Wolf for Attorney General (August 23, 2018). "Maryland police back Wolf over Frosh in AG race". medium.com.