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Maryland Governor: Ehrlich Moves Past O'Malley, Duncan

The seesaw in Maryland's Senate race is echoed in the race for Governor. As in the Senate campaign, support for Democratic candidates bulged in November during a politically rough time for Republicans nationally, but has now slackened.

Republican Governor Bob Ehrlich—whose fiscal policies are credited by some with pulling the state out of the doldrums—currently leads Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley 47% to 40%.

That's the mirror-image of November, when Ehrlich trailed O'Malley 40% to 46% among likely voters.

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