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Rushern Baker suspends campaign for Maryland governor

June 10th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Former Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and running mate Nancy Navarro have suspended their campaign for governor and lieutenant governor of Maryland.  In a statement, "financial challenges" was listed as a reason to suspend the campaign, calling it a "difficult, yet necessary decision."


"Despite being dramatically outspent by our competitors, we have consistently polled near the top of the Democratic primary field – a reflection of the efficient way we have managed our campaign, and a validation of the ideas we have presented to the people of our great state," the statement said. "While activities will be suspended, the priorities upon which our campaign was based must continue to progress, and we will continue to be vocal supporters of those priorities that have resonated so clearly with Marylanders these past few months."