By Rick Ritter

BALTIMORE CO., Md. (WJZ) — Democrats Sen. Jim Brochin, County Councilmember Vicki Almond and former state delegate John Olszewski Jr. are in a near dead heat in the Democratic primary race.

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Former delegate and insurance commissioner Al Redmer beat out State Del. Pat McDonough for the Republican nomination.

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Maryland saw a wildly successful early voting week, which brought out more voters from Prince George’s and Baltimore counties than any other jurisdictions.

Former county executive Kevin Kamenetz was term-limited and running for governor when he died suddenly last month.

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Rick Ritter