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Wes Moore will become Maryland’s first Black governor

AP Photo/Julio Cortez
Democrat Wes Moore speaks to supporters during an election night gathering after he was declared the winner of the Maryland gubernatorial race, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Baltimore.

A historic election: Wes Moore is the third Black governor ever elected in the country, the first in Maryland. We’ll go On the Record with Mileah Kromer, Goucher College's chief pollster, and The Baltimore Banner’s political editor John O'Connor to talk about Moore’s rapid ascent in politics. Plus, what happened to the red wave?

Find WYPR's continuing coverage of the 2022 General Election here.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is senior producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.