ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Democratic Party is asking the state board of elections to investigate possible campaign finance violations by Gov. Larry Hogan.

The Democrats say the Republican took donations from 100 benefactors that were over the legal limit.

The Democrats’ executive director Ben Smith said Hogan’s 2018 campaign raked in more than $200,000 in violation of the legal limit of $6,000 per donor.

The Washington Post reports Maryland Sen. Clarence Lam noticed the possible violations after Hogan vetoed a bill to strengthen transparency in the governor’s appointments office.

Lam told the Democratic Party, which then found the other possible violations.

Hogan’s attorney denies the accusations and says the campaign refunded at least five of the donations that exceeded the limit.

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Comments (4)
  1. Tickedoff Person says:

    Hogan ought to turn around and climb up the Dem’s a$$ now. If the name Clinton comes up one time ….arrest them

  2. WOW!! Not to be believed the DEMOCRATS OF BALTIMORE THE MOST CORRUPT, LYING, CHEATING bunch this city has EVER seen!! Look at Baltimore city and it’s TOTAL DEMISE and DESTRUCTION by the long standing DEMOCRATS in rule!! Baltimore city is a dangerous pit of crime, drugs, gangs, shootings and murders along with the lowest POVERTY LEVEL in the nation INCLUDING the BALTIMORE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM which is academically one of the lowest in the nation,THANKS DEMOCRATS this is YOUR LEGACY for Baltimore City!! ALL TRUE FACTS!!! This city is being RUN UNCHECKED and FREELY BY ARMED HOODRAT GANGS all at the hands of the USELESS DEMOCRATS!

  3. That SUMS it ALL UP for your almighty DEMOCRATS!! ALL VERIFIABLE FACTS!!! This is their PROVEN LEGACY FOR BALTIMORE!! ENJOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!