Wes Moore Endorsed By Top MD Democrat

Steny Hoyer backs Wes Moore for governor of Maryland.

Wes Moore, Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland has received a high profile endorsement. Maryland congressman and U.S. House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer is backing Moore.  Hoyer says Moore is “a visionary and innovative generational leader for our state.”  Moore has also been endorsed by Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks.

Moore is vying for the Democratic nomination with prominent candidates that include Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, former Prince George’s County Executive Rashern Baker, former Maryland state attorney general Doug Gansler and former Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez.   Ralph Jaffe, Ashwani Jain, Jon Baron, Jerry Segal and former U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. other Democrats seeking the party’s gubernatorial nomination.