ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says his running mate in the governor’s race won’t be raising money during this year’s legislation despite having been cleared to do so.
Brown wrote in an opinion piece published Saturday in The Washington Post that if he and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman are elected, they’d seek to change the law that allows Ulman to solicit campaign contributions. Brown wrote, “Just because something is lawful doesn’t make it right.”READ MORE: Bacteria Levels Prompt Recreational Water Advisory At Cox's Point Park
Statewide officials and legislators are barred from raising money during the 90-day session. But the State Board of Elections ruled last year that the ban doesn’t apply to Ulman because he’s a county official.READ MORE: Star Spangled Celebration: Fourth Of July Fireworks Light Up Baltimore's Skyline Once Again
Supporters of Brown’s Democratic rival, Attorney General Douglas Gansler, had filed a lawsuit challenging Ulman’s right to raise money.MORE NEWS: BWI Fares Well Amid Mass Flight Delays, Cancellations Over Holiday Weekend
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