Brandon Scott Prevails in Baltimore City Mayoral Race


In the race for Baltimore City Mayor, City Council President Brandon M. Scott last night declared victory over Republican Shannon Wright, Working Class Party candidate David Harding, and unaffiliated candidate Bob Wallace.

Unofficial results from the State Board of Elections show that Scott prevailed with 118,883 votes or 71% of the total vote. Wright took 7% of the vote with 11,701 votes, Harding came in at 1.6% with 2,612 votes, and Wallace had 20% of the votes with 33,524 votes.

Vote totals and percentages in this article are based on unofficial results of the Maryland State Board of Elections as of 1:45 pm Wednesday. Official results will follow. Readers are advised that unofficial results are subject to realignment in the days ahead and official results will follow after a full accounting of pending ballots. To view the most up-to-date unofficial results, visit the State Board of Elections website.

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