What really happened in Maryland

For Democrats, election night 2014 offered a surfeit of unpleasant surprises. Perhaps most surprising of all was the outcome of Maryland’s gubernatorial race (disclosure: our firm was not involved). …

The three public polls in October found Democrat Anthony Brown leading Republican Larry Hogan in the governor’s race by 7, 9 and 13 points. So no one expected Hogan to win by nearly 5 points.

What happened? CONT.

Mark Mellman (Mellman Group), The Hill