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'Blue-State Republican': Political scientist Mileah Kromer examines Larry Hogan's legacy

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Mileah Kromer is the founder of the Goucher College Poll. Her new book, about Larrry Hogan's political success in Maryland, is titled, "Blue-State Republican". (photo by Maili Godwin/cover:Temple University Press)

Gov. Larry Hogan is as passionate about polling as the professor who directs the Goucher College poll, Mileah Kromer. Her new book, "Blue State Republican: How Larry Hogan Won Where Republicans Lose and Lessons for a Future GOP," traces how Hogan used polling to govern and win elections. What’s his legacy? Does he have a path to run for president?

Kromer will discuss the book at a December 7th fundraiser for the Sarah T. Hughes Center, in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Goucher Poll. The event is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Ungar Athenaeum.

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