BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 6, 2012


BOND ISSUES


Question A:
SCHOOL LOAN
(Ordinance no. 12-25)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $34,000,000, 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
194,383 43,135
% of Total 81.8% 18.2%


Question B:
RECREATION & PARKS & ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT LOAN
(Ordinance no. 12-24)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $8,000,000 to be used for the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, installation, erection, protection, extension, enlargement, renovation and modernization of, and additions and improvements to public park or recreation land, property, buildings, structures or facilities, for the acquisition and installation of trees, for tree planting programs 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 any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
193,822 42,678
% of Total 82.0% 18.0%


Question C:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOAN
(Ordinance no. 12-18)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $24,000,000 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
161,892 67,168
% of Total 70.77% 29.3%


Question D:
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LOAN
(Ordinance no. 12-20)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $15,800,000 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; authorizing loans and grants to various projects and programs related to improving cultural life and promotion of tourism in Baltimore City and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
158,280 65,943
% of Total 70.6% 29.4%


Question E:
PUBLIC BUILDING LOAN
(Ordinance no. 12-23)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $17,000,000 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 the Enoch Pratt Free Library; and for the equipping, operations, functions and activities 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
180,300 48,518
% of Total 78.9% 21.2%


Question F:
WALTERS ART MUSEUM LOAN
(Ordinance no. 12-26)

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 or now being used by or in connection with the operations, functions and activities of 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
172,378 57,773
% of Total 74.9% 25.1%


Question G:
MARYLAND ZOO IN BALTIMORE LOAN
(Ordinance no. 12-22)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $200,000 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 or now being 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
192,262 41,216
% of Total 82.3% 17.7%


Question H:
MARYLAND SCIENCE CENTER LOAN
(Ordinance no. 12-21)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $200,000 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 or now being used by or in connection with the operations, functions and activities of 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
185,422 46,281
% of Total 80.0% 20.0%


Question I:
BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART LOAN
(Ordinance no. 12-19)

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 or now being 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
174,510 53,824
% of Total 76.4% 23.6%



CHARTER AMENDMENTS


Question J:
STORMWATER UTILITY
(Resolution no. 12-04)

For the purpose of establishing a financially self-sustaining stormwater utility; authorizing supplemental legislation to implement the provisions governing water, sanitary wastewater, and stormwater utilities; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related language; and providing for a special effective date.

For* Against
188,017 31,357
% of Total 85.7% 14.3%


Question K:
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
(Resolution no. 12-03)

For the purpose of confirming State Legislation, by providing for the election of the Mayor, the Comptroller, and the President and Members of the City Council in 2016 and in every succeeding fourth year; adjusting the terms of office for those elected in 2011.

For* Against
168,124 49,359
% of Total 77.3% 22.7%


Question L:
MINORITY PARTY REPRESENTATION ON BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
(Resolution no. 12-05)

For the purpose of allowing voters registered as unaffiliated or as third party members to sit on City boards and commissions as minority party representatives; defining a certain term; generally relating to minority party representation on City boards and commissions.

For* Against
175,163 43,327
% of Total 80.2% 19.8%


Question M:
QUADRENNIAL AGENCY AUDITS
(Resolution no. 12-09)

For the purpose of requiring certain City agencies to have their operations audited at least once during every 4-year term of the Mayor and City Council; defining certain terms; specifying who may conduct the audits; and requiring certain reports.

For* Against
197,605 23,629
% of Total 89.3% 10.7%


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