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GOP Hopefuls Converge on Maryland

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    Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum gives a thumbs up during his election night party, Tuesday, March 13, 2012, in Lafayette, La. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    More Republican presidential hopefuls are headed to Maryland next week in advance of the April 3 primary.

    Newt Gingrich is reportedly headed to Annapolis Tuesday.

    According to the Baltimore Sun, Gingrich could "walk along Main Street to talk with business owners" and "may be recognized in the state Senate and House of Delegates, two chambers in which Democrats vastly outnumber Republicans." That info came from state Del. Warren E. Miller, a Howard County GOPer who co-chairs Gingrich's Maryland campaign. The Sun said, however, that Gingrich's plans could change.

    The Associated Press reported that Rick Santorum's national press secretary said in an email Friday that Santorum is planning a visit to Maryland on Tuesday, but that details are still being worked out.

    Ron Paul is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting at Ritchie Coliseum on the University of Maryland's College Park campus Wednesday night. The town hall is expected to run from 7-8 p.m.

    Mitt Romney made his first campaign appearance in the state this week, when he traveled to Arbutus, Md., for a town hall meeting.

    While many thought the nomination would be wrapped up by the April 3 primary, that is not the case. There are 37 delegates at stake. Early voting centers will open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday. For more info on the early voting centers, click here.