Ready on Day One

Why I’m Running

I’m running for Governor because Maryland is facing tremendous challenges right now, and we don’t have a moment to waste.

I’ve spent my career serving Marylanders with progressive values and bold action. My record on the big issues that affect our lives: preserving the environment, safeguarding equal rights for all, and delivering justice for Maryland families, shows I’ve got the experience to get the job done.

These are challenging times, make no mistake.

But we have an incredible opportunity to shape a better, more just future for our state.

That work is going to take an experienced leader who can hit the ground running and guide our state’s recovery in a way that improves the lives of every Marylander.

I’ve always tackled the biggest problems facing our state, no matter how powerful the opposition. And I’m ready to fight to take bold action to build the Maryland we all deserve.

Meet Doug

Doug Gansler has dedicated his life to standing up for Marylanders, first as Montgomery County State’s Attorney and then as Maryland’s Attorney General. His record of protecting the environment, combating inequity, and fighting for justice and equality shows he’s the leader we need right now to stand up for Maryland families.

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Meet Candace

Candace Hollingsworth was elected mayor of Hyattsville in 2015, solidifying her place as both the youngest and first Black mayor in the city’s 135-year history. Together, Candace and Doug have the experience and compassion to make Maryland better for the people who live here.

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A Bold Vision for Maryland

Getting the hard things done, like rebuilding from the pandemic, protecting the environment, keeping our neighborhoods safe, and fixing our criminal justice system, requires an experienced leader who can hit the ground running on day one.

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