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Catherine Pugh wins Baltimore mayoral democratic primary

4/27/2016, 10:26 a.m.
State Senator Catherine Pugh defeated former mayor Sheila Dixon in Baltimore's democratic primary for mayor.

— State Senator Catherine Pugh defeated former mayor Sheila Dixon in Tuesday's democratic primary for mayor.

The race between the two front runners was relatively close, with Pugh pulling in 37 percent of voters and Dixon getting 34 percent of the vote. Democratic candidate Elizabeth Embry came in third with just 13 percent of the vote.

At a victory celebration Tuesday night, Pugh said, "We've done some great things in our neighborhoods and communities, but I'm telling you together we're going to build great neighborhoods throughout this city."

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Catherine Pugh's Remarks at Victory Celebration

A victory celebration was held on election night, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, for mayoral candidate, Catherine Pugh. She was declared the winner of the Democratic Primary. The event was staged at the Harbor Hotel at the corners of Fayette & Hanover Streets. Here are excerpts from her remarks.

A victory celebration was held on election night, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, for mayoral candidate, Catherine Pugh. She was declared the winner of the Democratic Primary. The event was staged at the Harbor Hotel at the corners of Fayette & Hanover Streets. Here are excerpts from her remarks.