ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 6, 2012


BOARD OF EDUCATION
(for continuation in office)

Yes* No
Stacy L. Korbelak, Dist. 21 165,916 (79.8%) 42,076 (20.2%)
Amalie E. Brandenburg, Dist. 33 165,191 (79.9%) 41,573 (20.1%)
Patricia Ray Nalley, At Large 168,731 (80.0%) 42,166 (20.0%)


CHARTER AMENDMENTS

Question A:
TIME FOR SUBMISSION OF COUNTY BUDGET

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to require the County Executive to submit the county budget to the County Council at least 60 days prior to the end of the fiscal year and to require the County Council to adopt the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance by the fifteenth day of the last month of the fiscal year.

For* Against
200,814 28,370
% of Total 87.6% 12.4%


Question B:
COUNTY EXECUTIVE - REMOVAL FROM OFFICE

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to provide for the removal of the County Executive by a vote of not less than five members of the County Council for failure to qualify under the Charter, for conviction of certain crimes and for failure to perform the duties of office for 180 days and providing for the forfeiture of post-employment County benefits if removed for conviction of certain crimes.

For* Against
208,825 23,643
% of Total 89.8% 10.2%


Question C:
COUNTY COUNCIL - REMOVAL FROM OFFICE

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to provide for the removal of a member of the County Council, by a vote of not less than five members of the County Council, for failure to qualify under the Charter, for conviction of certain crimes, or for failure to perform duties for 180 consecutive days and providing for the forfeiture of post-employment County benefits if removed for certain causes.

For* Against
209,874 21,033
% of Total 90.9% 9.1%


Question D:
COUNTY COUNCIL VACANCY FAILURE TO APPOINT

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to require that if the County Council fails to fill a vacancy on the Council within 30 days of the vacancy, the County Executive shall appoint an applicant, either selected by the party Central Committee, or for an applicant not affiliated with a Central Committee, from a list provided by the County Council, as the new councilmember.

For* Against
173,458 53,603
% of Total 76.4% 23.6%


Question E:
RETIREE HEALTH BENEFIT RESERVE FUND

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to require the County to establish a fund for the payment of any County retiree health care benefits as shall be approved by ordinance of the County Council and to allow the County Council to establish that fund as a trust fund to be called the Retiree Health Benefits Trust.

For* Against
161,345 66,674
% of Total 70.8% 29.2%


Question F:
Line Item Veto - Comprehensive Zoning Ordinances Only

To amend the County Charter to limit the County Executive's line item veto authority to comprehensive zoning ordinances only.

For* Against
135,618 83,513
% of Total 61.9% 38.1%


Question G:
COUNTY COUNCIL - TERM OF OFFICE

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to change the commencement of a term for a County Councilmember to the first Monday in December to coincide with the date when the councilman is qualified.

For* Against
192,524 27,917
% of Total 87.3% 12.7%


Question H:
LEGISLATIVE SESSION DAYS

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to provide for an August legislative recess, with the option of an August legislative session by a majority vote of the County Council.

For* Against
139,639 79,155
% of Total 63.8% 36.2%


Question I:
ANNUAL AUDIT

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to require an annual audit of all County offices, departments and agencies, by an independent firm of certified public accountants and to allow the County Council to except from this requirement those special taxing districts which are otherwise required by State or County law to have periodic independent audits.

For* Against
193,071 31,100
% of Total 86.1% 13.9%


Question J:
USE OF BOND PREMIUMS

To amend the County Charter to require that bond premiums generated from the issuance of County bonds be used only for the funding of capital improvements financed by the bonds.

For* Against
186,780 32,278
% of Total 85.3% 14.7%


Question K:
CHARTER REVISION COMMISSION MEMBERSHIP

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to provide that the membership of the Charter Revision Commission be comprised of a number of citizens that is equal to the number of councilmanic districts in the County, and that each member of the County Council shall make one appointment to the Charter Revision Commission.

For* Against
174,615 38,924
% of Total 81.8% 18.2%


Question L:
BOARD OF APPEALS TERM LIMITS

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to provide that a person is not eligible for appointment to the County Board of Appeals for a third consecutive term if he has served two consecutive terms as of or after the term commencing January 4, 2011.

For* Against
188,867 34,529
% of Total 84.5% 15.5%


Question M:
COUNTY ETHICS COMMISSION - TERM LIMITS

To amend the Anne Arundel County Charter to limit the number of terms for the members of the County Ethics Commission to two consecutive terms.

For* Against
197,824 28,729
% of Total 87.3% 12.7%


Question N:
RETURN OF BILLS

To amend the County Charter to clarify that a bill passed by the County Council but returned unsigned by the County Executive without a statement of approval or disapproval becomes law on the tenth day after presentation.

For* Against
143,976 76,941
% of Total 65.2% 34.8%


Question O:
BUDGET PROCEDURES - DEFINITION OF COPY

To amend the County Charter to include a definition of the term "copy or copies" to include paper, electronic or digital copies with respect to budgetary and fiscal procedures.

For* Against
201,725 21,781
% of Total 90.3% 9.7%


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