“To those who say our political system is too broken and can’t be fixed, I would argue that we have already shown a better path forward. And if we can accomplish that here in Maryland, then there is no place in America where these very same principles cannot succeed.”- Governor Larry Hogan
The Washington Post reported that Governor Hogan is working to support Republicans in tough races “with a flurry of fundraisers this month for GOP candidates from Vermont to Nebraska.” Governor Hogan has filmed ads for Senator Susan Collins and is providing support to “pragmatic Republicans” across the country, including Rep. John Katko, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, Rep. Don Bacon, Tom Kean Jr., and Gov. Phil Scott. “Many of the candidates Hogan is backing frequently come from centrist enclaves or suburban areas.
In case you missed it, The Post-Standard reported that Governor Hogan has endorsed New York Congressman John Katko for re-election, arguing “in an endorsement video that Congress needs more people like Katko…who can work across party lines” and focus “on being a voice for everyone we represent, regardless of party.” A member of the Problem Solvers Caucus and Co-Chair of the Republican Governance Group, Congressman Katko was recently voted the second most bipartisan member of Congress.
In case you missed it, Governor Hogan penned an op-ed in The Portland Press Herald urging Maine voters to re-elect Susan Collins to the Senate “because America needs leaders like her now more than ever.” In September, Governor Hogan appeared in two ads endorsing Senator Collins. Read The Op-ed Here And Below. We Need Susan Collins In The Senate Governor Larry Hogan If we had listened to the pundits and the loudest voices on both sides, I would never have had the honor of serving as Governor of Maryland and Susan Collins would have not have been elected to the US Senate.
According to an independent Goucher College poll released this morning, 82% of Marylanders approve of Governor Hogan’s leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic with the overwhelming majority rating his balanced reopening approach as “about right.” Past surveys have found that Governor Hogan has the highest COVID-19 response approval of any governor in the country. This comes after a Goucher College poll released yesterday showed that 71% of Maryland registered voters approve of Governor Hogan’s job performance, including 69% of Democrats, 77% of Republicans, 71% of African Americans, and 72% of women.