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Maryland Governor: Ehrlich Still Trailing

O'Malley (D) 49%, Ehrlich (R) 42%

In the race for Maryland Governor, Republican Governor Bob Ehrlich continues to lag behind his Democratic challenger, Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley, who now leads 49% to 42%. In our previous survey, O’Malley led 51% to 42%. O'Malley's nomination as the Democratic standard-bearer is certain now that his opponent in the primary, Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan, has thrown in the towel. In a June 22 announcement Duncan cited a diagnosis of clinical depression as his reason, and urged support for his erstwhile opponent.

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