Rob Sobhani (center), an independent candidate for U.S. Senate from Maryland, poses for a cellphone photo with Brian Phipps (left) of Arnold, Md., as Mr. Sobhani greets voters along the downtown harbor in Annapolis on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Rob Sobhani (center), an independent candidate for U.S. Senate from Maryland, poses for a cellphone photo with Brian Phipps (left) of Arnold, Md., as Mr. Sobhani greets voters along the downtown harbor in Annapolis on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)