Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Wes Moore all set to become first African-American Governor of Maryland?

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Democrat Wes Moore is much ahead of Republican Dan Cox in the upcoming Maryland Governor Polls.

Latest Maryland Governor Polls: Wes Moore: 58%, Dan Cox: 27%

Google Search Share (Last 7 Days Average): Wes Moore: 66%, Dan Cox: 34%
Net Social media Sentiment (Last 7 Days Average): Wes Moore: -21.4%, Dan Cox: 16.7% Crowdwisdom360 Prediction:
Despite no polls being published, after considering the trend and sentiment result, we call the election result to be in favor of Wes Moore.

Maryland governor polls will be held on November 2, 2022, to elect the next governor. Republican Governor Larry Hogan will be not seeking the third term due to the term limit. The Primaries took place on July 19th, 2022, and Wes Moore won the Democratic Party Primary election and Dan Cox was nominated as the Republican candidate for the General election.

At the Presidential level, Maryland is mainly a Democrat state as there are a large number of Democrat voters in Washington DC and Baltimore city.

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Observation and Insights

  1. The Top issue amongst Marylanders is Inflation, Taxes, and the Economy.
  2. Public Safety and Crime are also quite important.
  3. 68% of Marylanders believe that schools should teach about racism and 27% say no.
  4. Around 54% of people in Maryland believe that students should be fully Covid vaccinated.

On Thursday, August 25th, President Joe Biden was in Maryland as he began his campaign for the upcoming Midterm election. He was at a Montgomery County high school to campaign for the Democratic Party’s candidate Wes Moore.

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Latest Polls

Average of the pollNovember 8th
Dan Cox28.6%
Wes Moore57%
OpinionWorksOctober 23%
Dan Cox27%
Wes Moore58%
University Of MarylandSeptember 27th
Dan Cox28%
Wes Moore60%
Goucher CollegeSeptember 20th
Dan Cox31%
Wes Moore53%

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Google Trends

Google Search Volume: The Google search volume for Wes Moore is much higher than that of Dan Cox.

Wes MooreDan Cox
November 8th66%34%
September 20th72%28%
September 14th68%32%

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Social Media Sentiments

Wes Moore Dan Cox
November 8th-21.4%-16.7%
September 20th-73.4%-79.9%
September 14th-7.8%-5.5%

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Latest videos

Maryland Governor Primary Election Recap

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Republican Candidates

  • Daniel Cox, State Delegate for the fourth district
  • Kelly Schulz, Former Maryland secretary of commerce
  • Robin Ficker, Attorney

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Democrat Candidate

  • Rushern Baker, Former Prince George county
  • Peter Franchot, Comptroller of Maryland
  • Wes Moore, Author and former CEO of Robinhood foundation
  • Tom Perez, former Democrat national committee chairman
  • John King Jr, Former US secretary of education

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Democrat Primary Polls

Poll SourcesDatesPeter FranchotWes MooreJohn KingTom Perez
Average of PollsJuly 16th17%17%8%17%
20/20 Insight, LLC (D)June 28th15%18%17%22%
Garin-Hart-Yang Research GroupJune 25–2721%20%5%16%
Goucher CollegeJune 15th16%14%4%14%
June 10th: Baker Suspended His Campaign

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: How the Candidates Performed WRT Funding

Democratic Party

Funds RaisedFunds SpendCash In Hand
Rushern Baker$1,115,659$1,107,375$8,039
Jon Baron$2,338,134$2,026,351$311,784
Peter Franchot$3,242,746$8,359,508$632,402
Doug Gansler$1,663,991$1,542,344$549,889
Ashwani Jain$148,306$130,307$17,999
John King Jr.$3,272,439$3,863,757$208,917
Wes Moore$7,838,725$7,097,775$809,661
Laura Neuman$131,679$128,795$2,884
Tom Perez$4,404,379$3,852,255$644,900
Mike Rosenbaum$1,749,682$1,749,682$0
Jerome Segal$42,808$37,930$4,878

The Democratic candidates have been ahead in terms of Fundraising. Wes Moore has been able to raise maximum funds among all the candidates in the Primary election. Wes Moore has been able to raise around $8M which is nearly $3.5M more than his Democratic rival Tom Perez who has raised around $4.5M. Moore has spent over $7M in his campaign while Tom Perez has spent close to $4 M.

Republican Party

Funds RaisedFunds SpentCash In Hand
Dan Cox$682,093$500,315$215,490
Robin Ficker$1,163,807$949,438$208,743
Kelly Schulz$2,557,917$1,891,342$733,597

The GOP Candidates have been able to raise funds to the extent of the Democrats. The highest has been raised by Kelly Schulz while Robin Ficker has raided $1 M less than Schulz.

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Last Elections

The last Maryland governor race happened on November 6th, 2018. The incumbent governor Larry Hogan won the Elections by 1,275,644. Whereas Democrat Ben Jealous lost the elections against republican Larry Hogan by 43.5%. Larry Hogan Thus became Governor for the second time in Maryland.

Maryland Governor Polls 2022: Frequently Asked Question

How long is the Maryland governor’s term?

  • Maryland governor is elected for a four-year term by popular votes. They take charge in the third week of January as per the election. No governor can serve for more than two terms.

How powerful is the US state Governor?

  • The US governor is the head of the government executive branch in all states and territories. It depends upon the government and jurisdiction that the power of appointment of many officials and considering the role of legislation.

Maryland Governor Race: Demographics

Demographic Proportion
Black /African American29.89%
Native Hawaiian0.28%
Native American0.05%

Maryland is one of the smallest states situated on the eastern tip of the USA. The overall population of Maryland is 5,773,552. Maryland is only the 42nd largest state in the USA in terms of land mass. It is, however, one of the most populous and most densely populated states in the whole country. The overall population is estimated at over 6 million people in the state, which makes it the 19th most populous state in the USA.

The median age in Maryland is approximately 38.3 years of age. The Maryland state’s gender ratio is 51.6% females and 48.4% males. The Maryland religion-based population is divided by 69% affiliated with a Christian-based faith, 8% identifying with non-Christian-based faiths, and 23% are not affiliated with any faith.

Around 645,000 residents of the Maryland population are foreign-born most of the population is Asian and Latin American. Around 4% of the Maryland population are immigrants. In this region, Hispanics and Latinos of any race make up about 9.5% of the total population. As per the current data, a full 58% of the population under the age of 1 were classified as non-white.

In Maryland with a population of Hispanics, Asians, and Africans, this state has the 5th largest proportion of minorities in the USA. This state also has communities of Irish Americans located in the Baltimore area, Western Maryland, and the suburbs of Washington DC.

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