BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 4, 2008


CHARTER AMENDMENT
Question A:
CREATION OF DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES

Resolution No. 08-03 for the purpose of establishing a Department of General Services, providing for the powers and duties of the Department of General Services, transferring certain powers and duties from the Department of Public Works to the Department of General Services, and requiring that obstructions in the public street to the work of the Department of Transportation or the Department of General Services must be removed upon notice from those Departments.

For* Against
150,262 55,348
% of Total 73.07% 26.93%


BOND ISSUES
Question B:
SCHOOL LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-31 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $43,000,000, to be used for the acquisition of land or property to construct and erect new school buildings, athletic and auxiliary facilities; and for additions and improvements to or modernization or reconstruction of existing school buildings or facilities; and to equip all buildings to be constructed, erected, improved, modernized, or reconstructed by the Ordinance; and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
192,596 32,478
% of Total 85.57% 14.43%


Question C:
ENOCH PRATT LIBRARY LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-20 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $3,000,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Enoch Pratt Library; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
189,224 32,371
% of Total 85.39% 14.61%


Question D:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-18 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $30,500,000, to be used for, or in connection with, planning, developing, executing and making operative the community development program of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore; and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
153,253 53,855
% of Total 74.00% 26.00%


Question E:
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-19 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $15,300,000 to be used for, or in connection with, planning, developing, executing and making operative the commercial and industrial economic development program of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore; and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
148,397 61,085
% of Total 70.84% 29.16%


Question F:
RECREATION & PARKS LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-30 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $16,000,000 to be used for the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, installation, erection, protection, extension, enlargement, renovation and modernization of, and additions to, public park or recreation land, property, buildings, structures or facilities and for the equipping thereof; and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
179,241 34,060
% of Total 84.03% 15.97%


Question G:
PUBLIC BUILDING LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-21 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $12,500,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement, and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities owned or controlled by the City; and for the equipping of any existing and new buildings or facilities to be constructed, renovated, altered, or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
152,757 60,329
% of Total 71.69% 28.31%


Question H:
LYRIC OPERA HOUSE LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-43 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $1,000,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Lyric Opera House; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
139,018 74,350
% of Total 65.15% 34.85%


Question I:
BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-23 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $750,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Baltimore Museum of Art; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
161,602 54,688
% of Total 74.72% 25.28%


Question J:
PORT DISCOVERY CHILDREN'S MUSEUM LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-29 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $600,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Port Discovery Children's Museum; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
165,288 51,728
% of Total 76.16% 23.84%


Question K:
EVERYMAN THEATRE LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-24 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $500,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Everyman Theatre; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
126,469 83,667
% of Total 60.18% 39.82%


Question L:
NATIONAL AQUARIUM IN BALTIMORE LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-28 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $500,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the National Aquarium in Baltimore; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
167,298 49,431
% of Total 77.19% 22.81%


Question M:
MARYLAND SCIENCE CENTER LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-26 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $400,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Maryland Science Center; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
170,051 46,258
% of Total 78.61% 21.39%


Question N:
WALTERS ART MUSEUM LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-32 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $350,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Walters Art Museum; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
160,858 53,963
% of Total 74.88% 25.12%


Question O:
MARYLAND ZOO IN BALTIMORE LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-25 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $300,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
186,893 33,131
% of Total 84.94% 15.06%


Question P:
MEYERHOFF SYMPHONY HALL LOAN

Ordinance No. 08-27 to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $300,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and for the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
144,517 68,862
% of Total 67.73% 32.27%

* = winner

Source: Baltimore City Board of Elections

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