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Lt. Governor, Rutherford speculating Hogan may run as an independent candidate

August 22nd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan may have campaigned for a more inclusive Republican Party, but his second-in-command floated the idea last week that he could run as an independent. The governor himself is doing little to quiet the chatter of a possible presidential run making appearances recently at the Iowa State Fair. Hogan’s Lt. Governor, Boyd Rutherford, added fuel to the political fire by speculating on a Baltimore radio program that may not run in the Republican Primaries- but rather campaign as an Independent. In the days following those comments, Rutherford made it clear that he was just expressing his opinion. He added however that there is growing frustration from voters in both parties and an independent candidate might generate some strong support…