A Maryland Republican who lost his race by 300K votes says he won’t concede, baselessly alleging election fraud

Michael Peroutka, the Republican nominee for Attorney General of Maryland in 2022, on October 3, 2022.
A Maryland Republican said he won’t concede election despite trailing by more than 300,000 votes.
Peroutka alleged “odd and suspicious” election activity but provided no specifics. 
Maryland state board of elections said it has seen no sign of suspicious incidents.

The GOP’s nominee for Maryland’s attorney general has refused to concede, despite trailing his opponent by more than 300,000 votes.

Hard-right candidate Michael Peroutka lost his race to Democrat Anthony Brown late on Tuesday, per the Associated Press. As of Friday, Maryland reported 100% of the votes counted, showing Brown with 60.71% of the vote. 

Both Brown — and Democrat Wes Moore — made history as the state’s first Black attorney general and governor, respectively. 

Following his loss, Perouta emailed supporters saying he will not concede, and alleging without evidence that electoral fraud had taken place,

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