It was a disappointing night for Maryland's current Attorney General, Doug Gansler, who was defeated in the Democratic gubernatorial primary by rival Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown. But at his election party, he remained diplomatic.
At times, it was a bruising primary, filled with negative ads and sharp-elbowed debates, and the early primary date didn't help either as voter turnout was low across the board. But all that matters is the final result—and it was a clear, resounding victory for Anthony Brown.
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