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Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott defeated several opponents, including incumbent Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young in the Democratic primary for the Baltimore Mayoral Race. 
While the election was expected to be dominated by the city’s coronavirus pandemic response, the events of the last several days have shifted attention to the protests against police brutality and racism. 
Because of the pandemic, the city conducted the election largely with mail-in ballots for the first time ever.
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Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott defeated a crowded field of candidates including Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, Sheila Dixon, T.J. Smith, Mary Miller, and Thiru Vignarajah in the Democratic primary for the Baltimore mayoral election. See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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