Larry Hogan

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Larry Hogan
Larry Hogan (2021) (cropped).jpg
Hogan in 2021
62nd Governor of Maryland
Assumed office
January 21, 2015
LieutenantBoyd Rutherford
Preceded byMartin O'Malley
Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
July 26, 2019 – August 5, 2020
DeputyAndrew Cuomo
Preceded bySteve Bullock
Succeeded byAndrew Cuomo
Vice Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
July 21, 2018 – July 26, 2019
Preceded bySteve Bullock
Succeeded byAndrew Cuomo
Secretary of Appointments of Maryland
In office
January 15, 2003 – January 17, 2007
GovernorBob Ehrlich
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byJeanne Hitchcock
Personal details
Lawrence Joseph Hogan Jr.

(1956-05-25) May 25, 1956 (age 66)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Yumi Kim (m. 2004)
ParentsLawrence Hogan
Nora Maguire
RelativesPatrick N. Hogan (half-brother)
ResidenceGovernment House
EducationFlorida State University (BA)
WebsiteGovernment website

Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Hogan, Jr. (born May 25, 1956) is an American politician. A Republican, He is the 62nd Governor of Maryland.[1] He was inaugurated on January 21, 2015.

On June 22, 2015, Hogan announced to the press that he has been diagnosed with an advanced and aggressive form of lymph node cancer.[2]

Hogan won his re-election beating Democrat Benjamin Jealous.[3]

Career[change | change source]

Hogan is a very moderate Republican. Related to this, he enjoys a very high approval rating and popularity rating from Marylanders, being one of the most popular US governors at the moment.

For the 2020 presidential election, Hogan wrote-in deceased and former President Ronald Reagan for president over incumbent Republican president Donald Trump.[4]

Personal life[change | change source]

Hogan was the son of former U.S. Representative Lawrence Hogan.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wagner, John; Johnson, Jenna (November 5, 2014). "Republican Larry Hogan wins Md. governor's race in stunning upset". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  2. Wiggins, Ovetta (June 22, 2015). "Md. Gov. Hogan announces he has 'advanced' cancer". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 22, 2015.
  3. "Maryland Primary Election Results". The New York Times. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  4. Robert, Erin (October 16, 2020). "Turned off by President Trump, Maryland's GOP governor Larry Hogan casts write-in vote for Ronald Reagan". The Washington Post.

Other websites[change | change source]