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New Poll Shows Larry Hogan Ahead of Democrat Rival by Double Digits

A recent survey has now revealed that Larry Hogan, the former Republican Governor of Maryland, is enjoying a significant lead over his Democratic rivals in the race for the Senate seat currently held by retiring Senator Ben Cardin.

This is quite a remarkable development in a state known for its strong Democratic leanings.

According to a recent poll conducted by The Washington Post and the University of Maryland, voters have expressed their preference for Hogan over Rep. David Trone (D-MD) with a margin of 49% to 37%, if the election were to take place at this moment.

Hogan received more support from voters compared to Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, with 50% of the vote compared to her 36%.

In light of Hogan’s favorable outcome, a majority of voters, 55%, expressed their preference for the Democrats to retain control of the U.S. Senate, while 35% indicated their support for the Republicans.

Additionally, 11% of respondents either had no opinion or chose to skip the question.

The control of the Senate after November’s election is still uncertain.

The Democrats currently hold the majority in the chamber, with 48 seats and the support of three independent members who align with their caucus.

The Republican party currently holds 49 seats, placing them in the minority.

One interesting finding from the recent poll was the significant improvement in Hogan’s favorability ratings, even among Democrats.

According to a recent survey, a significant majority of registered voters, 64% to be exact, expressed a favorable opinion of Hogan. Interestingly, even among registered Democrats, 61% shared this sentiment.

According to recent data, Trone’s favorability stands at 33% among registered voters, with a slightly higher rating of 43% among Democrats.

Alsobrooks received 26% of the vote from registered voters and 35% from Democrats.

A survey conducted by Braun Research of Princeton, New Jersey, utilized a random sample of 1,004 registered voters who were contacted via phone between March 5-12.

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