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A Time for Truth,
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One Nation,
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Living History ,
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In Harmís Way ,
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2018 Maryland Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 MD Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alec Ross (6) Maryland Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Arvin Vohra (1) Libertarian candidate for Maryland U. S. Senator Maryland
  • Ben Jealous (16) Maryland Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland
  • Ian Schlakman (20) Maryland Green Party candidate for governor of Maryland
  • Larry Hogan (6) Maryland Republican Governor
  • Martin O`Malley (1) Maryland Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Maya Cummings (1) Maryland Democratic candidate for Maryland governor
  • Richard Madaleno (31) Maryland Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland
  • Shawn Quinn (20) Maryland Libertarian candidate for governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Maryland 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Washington Post, "Hogan tells Great Mills students he would reject an NRA endorsement," by Ovetta Wiggins, July 19, 2018
  • Baltimore CBS Local, "2018 Maryland Primary Candidate Ben Jealous," June 13, 2018
  • Washington Post, "Ben Jealous: Sanders-style Democrat gains traction in Clinton-loving Md.," by Ovetta Wiggins, June 6, 2018
  • Washington Post, "Emily's List endorses Rockeymoore Cummings for governor," by Ovetta Wiggins, October 30 2017
  • The Diamondback, "Alec Ross visits UMD to help register students to vote," by Naomi Grant, Sept. 27, 2017
  • Washington Post, "Candidate shares son's health story, slams Congress," by Josh Hicks, July 26, 2017
  • WBAL-TV, "Gubernatorial candidates say state could do more to help Baltimore," by Jayne Miller, June 20, 2017
  • The Diamondback (University of Maryland), "Lawmakers are fighting to legalize recreational marijuana," by Lexie Schapitl, March 2, 2017
  • Capital Gazette, "Maryland Democrats introduce gun safety legislation," by Rachel Bluth, Feb. 10, 2016
  • WBAL News Radio 1090 AM, "Hogan Wants Immigrant Children Returned Home," July 29, 2014

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Ian Schlakman: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right.
    Richard Madaleno: 100% rating from NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland.
    Shawn Quinn: Oppose late term abortions; support others.
    Maya Cummings: Emily's List endorsement.
    Richard Madaleno: Supported Planned Parenthood when Feds tried to cut.
Budget & Economy
    Ian Schlakman: Stimulus better than market-led recovery.
    Ben Jealous: Rebuild economy that doesn't leave anyone behind.
    Richard Madaleno: Tax credits to companies offering 50% over minimum wage.
    Shawn Quinn: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
Civil Rights
    Ben Jealous: Experience as Civil Rights leader will move state forward.
    Richard Madaleno: Equality for gender identity; end same-sex discrimination.
    Shawn Quinn: Strongly supports same-sex marriage.
    Richard Madaleno: Committed to fighting for marriage equality & LGBTQ rights.
Corporations
    Richard Madaleno: Support smaller businesses as job creators.
Crime
    Ian Schlakman: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
    Ben Jealous: Smart-on-crime policies that create a just system for all.
    Richard Madaleno: Require data collection on race-based traffic stops.
    Shawn Quinn: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
    Alec Ross: Education key to addressing crime.
Drugs
    Ian Schlakman: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Ben Jealous: Recognizes the suffering caused from the opioid epidemic.
    Richard Madaleno: Allow petitioning for expunging marijuana arrest record.
    Shawn Quinn: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Richard Madaleno: Opioid epidemic is health issue, not criminal one.
    Alec Ross: Let's see response to medical marijuana.
    Richard Madaleno: Co-sponsored marijuana legalization bill.
    Larry Hogan: New tools to pursue criminal organizations in drug trade.
Education
    Ian Schlakman: Opposes vouchers for school choice.
    Ben Jealous: Raise school spending with gambling revenue & legalized pot.
    Richard Madaleno: Free community college tuition.
    Shawn Quinn: Vouchers for public and private school choice.
    Richard Madaleno: Public schools are the key to our future.
    Alec Ross: One Economy: Internet & content to low-income schools.
Energy & Oil
    Ian Schlakman: Prioritize green energy.
    Ben Jealous: Will set deadline to change to 100% clean, renewable energy.
    Richard Madaleno: Supports Paris Climate Agreement & regulating greenhouse gas.
    Shawn Quinn: Oppose prioritizing green energy.
    Richard Madaleno: Maryland should lead way on renewable energy.
Environment
    Ian Schlakman: Supports EPA regulation.
    Ben Jealous: Protecting environment will give back economic opportunities.
    Richard Madaleno: Increase funding for Chesapeake Bay Trust.
    Shawn Quinn: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
    Alec Ross: Ready to confront major polluters.
Families & Children
    Ian Schlakman: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Richard Madaleno: Stricter regulations on BPA, concussions, & child seats.
    Arvin Vohra: Marriage isn't magic but skills can be learned.
Foreign Policy
    Ian Schlakman: Oppose American Exceptionalism.
    Richard Madaleno: No state contracts if connected to Iran.
    Shawn Quinn: No opinion on American Exceptionalism.
Free Trade
    Ian Schlakman: Don't expand free trade.
    Richard Madaleno: Preference for American-made goods in state procurement.
    Shawn Quinn: Support & expand free trade.
Government Reform
    Ian Schlakman: Make voter registration easier.
    Richard Madaleno: Same-day voter registration & automatic registration at MVA.
    Shawn Quinn: Make voter registration easier.
    Larry Hogan: Vetoed restoring voting rights to 40,000 ex-offenders.
    Larry Hogan: Undo restored voting rights to ex-felons.
Gun Control
    Ian Schlakman: No absolute right to gun ownership.
    Larry Hogan: Ban bump stocks and other rapid-trigger devices.
    Larry Hogan: Increase age of unsupervised access from 16 to 18.
    Richard Madaleno: Ban assault weapons; ban bump stocks.
    Shawn Quinn: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Ben Jealous: Wants governor to join multi-state coalition on gun control.
    Richard Madaleno: Sponsored ban on guns on campus.
Health Care
    Ian Schlakman: Supports National Improved Medicare for All.
    Ben Jealous: Medicare-for-all is the answer to make healthcare affordable.
    Richard Madaleno: Prohibit price gouging for generic drugs.
    Shawn Quinn: Oppose ObamaCare.
    Richard Madaleno: Single-payer would be ideal outcome.
    Alec Ross: Favors public option over single payer.
Homeland Security
    Ian Schlakman: Don't expand the military.
    Ben Jealous: Advocate for veterans; honor the Buffalo Soldiers.
    Shawn Quinn: Neutral on expanding the military.
Immigration
    Ian Schlakman: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Ben Jealous: For society to be healthy all members need to be embraced.
    Richard Madaleno: Allow Syrian refugees into US and Maryland.
    Shawn Quinn: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Larry Hogan: Feed & clothe illegal immigrant kids; then deport them.
    Martin O`Malley: Feed & clothe illegal immigrant kids; then find foster homes.
Jobs
    Ian Schlakman: Legally require hiring more women/minorities.
    Ben Jealous: Knows firsthand the benefits of working union jobs.
    Ben Jealous: Fight to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
    Richard Madaleno: Require state contractors to support apprenticeships.
    Shawn Quinn: Oppose affirmative action but no discriminatory hiring.
    Richard Madaleno: Raise minimum wage to $15 to boost economy.
Local Issues
    Richard Madaleno: Fund regional transit authorities & the cancelled Red Line.
Principles & Values
    Ian Schlakman: Opposes keeping God in the public sphere.
    Ben Jealous: Background rooted in civil rights and social justice.
    Richard Madaleno: Social justice for all people.
    Shawn Quinn: Opposes God in the public sphere.
Social Security
    Ian Schlakman: Don't privatize Social Security.
    Shawn Quinn: Neutral on privatizing Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Ian Schlakman: Higher taxes on the wealthy.
    Ben Jealous: Tax the top 1% earners by 1% to pay for free college.
    Richard Madaleno: Raise estate tax at state level since feds won't.
    Shawn Quinn: Oppose higher taxes on the wealthy.
Technology
    Ben Jealous: Make investment in infrastructure a must-have priority.
    Richard Madaleno: Investment for all transportation, not partisan slush fund.
    Alec Ross: Obama/Clinton advisor on internet freedom & technology.
War & Peace
    Ian Schlakman: Avoid foreign entanglements.
    Shawn Quinn: Avoid foreign entanglements.
Welfare & Poverty
    Richard Madaleno: Supports affordable housing & community development projects.


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  • Ben Jealous Maryland Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland
  • Ian Schlakman Maryland Green Party candidate for governor of Maryland
  • Larry Hogan Maryland Republican Governor
  • Martin O`Malley Maryland Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Maya Cummings Maryland Democratic candidate for Maryland governor
  • Richard Madaleno Maryland Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland
  • Shawn Quinn Maryland Libertarian candidate for governor

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