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This article was updated at 12:30 p.m. June 25, 2014.

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and former Ehrlich administration official Larry Hogan took the Democratic and Republican primaries for governor Tuesday night.

Brown led Attorney General Douglas Gansler 51 percent to 24 percent in the Democratic primary. Del. Heather Mizeur of Takoma Park had 21 percent.

In the unofficial results, Hogan had 43 percent, compared with Harford County Executive David Craig’s 29 percent, Charles County businessman Charles Lollar’s 16 percent and Anne Arundel Del. Ron George’s 12 percent.

In the general election, the primary winners will also face Libertarian Shawn Quinn and running mate Lorenzo Gaztanaga.

In the Democratic primary for attorney general, state Sen. Brian E. Frosh (D-Dist. 16) of Chevy Chase beat Dels. Jon Cardin (Dist. 11) and Aisha Braveboy (Dist. 25). Frosh had 50 percent, Cardin had 30 percent and Braveboy had 20 percent, according to unofficial results

In November, Frosh will face Republican Jeffrey N. Pritzker and Libertarian Leo Wayne Dymowski, who were unopposed in the primary.

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