BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 8, 2016


MAYOR

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Catherine E. Pugh* 134,848 57.6%
Tirell A. M. (Mack) Clifton (write-in) 23 0.0%
Sheila Dixon (write-in) 51,716 22.1%

GREEN PARTY
Joshua Harris 23,155 9.9%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Alan Walden 23,316 10.0%
Steven H. Smith (write-in) 8 0.0%

UNAFFILIATED
Frank (Francisco) Logan (write-in) 33 0.0%
Sarah Klauda (write-in) 25 0.0%
LaVern A. W. Murray (write-in) 46 0.0%

OTHER WRITE-INS
885 0.4%


CITY COUNCIL

PRESIDENT

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Bernard C. (Jack) Young* 173,065 76.0%

GREEN PARTY
Connor Meek 11,119 4.9%

LIBERTARIAN PARTY
Susan Gaztanaga 6,380 2.8%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Shannon Wright 27,408 12.0%

UNAFFILIATED
Sharon Black 8,368 3.7%


COUNCIL

DISTRICT 1

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Zeke Cohen* 12,548 66.8%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Matthew McDaniel 6,170 32.8%

WRITE-INS
67 0.4%


DISTRICT 2

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Brandon M. Scott* 13,366 89.7%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Gregory Yarberough 1,491 10.0%

WRITE-INS
37 0.2%


DISTRICT 3

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Ryan Dorsey* 14,190 85.8%

GREEN PARTY
G. Andreas (Spilly) Spiliadis 2,265 13.7%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

WRITE-INS
88 0.5%


DISTRICT 4

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Bill Henry* 16,042 87.5%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
William (Sam) Broaddus III 2,196 12.0%

WRITE-INS
105 0.6%


DISTRICT 5

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Isaac (Yitzy) Schleifer* 15,095 92.3%
Derrick Lennon (write-in) 706 4.3%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

OTHER WRITE-INS
555 3.4%


DISTRICT 6

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Sharon Green Midddleton* 13,518 90.4%
Anthony S. White (write-in) 118 0.8%

GREEN PARTY
Richard Thomas White, Jr. 1,240 8.3%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

OTHER WRITE-INS
72 0.5%


DISTRICT 7

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Leon F. Pinkett III* 12,703 82.9%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Tamara Purnell 1,456 9.5%

OTHER CANDIDATES
Nnamdi Scott 1,107 7.2%

WRITE-INS
49 0.3%


DISTRICT 8

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Kristerfer A. L. Burnett* 15,915 91.2%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Joseph Brown, Jr. 1,494 8.6%

WRITE-INS
41 0.2%


DISTRICT 9

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
John T. Bullock 11,560 91.2%

GREEN PARTY
Jamie Latear Frierson 417 3.3%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Kenneth Earl Ebron, Jr. 661 5.2%

WRITE-INS
35 0.3%


DISTRICT 10

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Edward L. Reisinger* 8,526 78.6%

GREEN PARTY
Amanda E. Maminski (write-in) 52 0.5%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Christine Digman 2,214 20.4%

OTHER WRITE-INS
51 0.5%


DISTRICT 11

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Eric T. Costello* 18,268 97.4%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

WRITE-INS
484 2.6%

DISTRICT 12

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Robert Stokes, Sr.* 9,916 70.7%

GREEN PARTY
Ian Schlakman 1,827 13.0%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

UNAFFILIATED
Frank W. Richardson 648 4.6%
Dan Sparaco 1,576 11.2%

WRITE-INS
67 0.5%


DISTRICT 13

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Shannon Sneed* 12,423 93.3%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
George Johnson 847 6.4%

WRITE-INS
43 0.3%


DISTRICT 14

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Mary Pat Clarke* 15,672 91.3%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

UNAFFILIATED
David Harding 1,426 8.3%

WRITE-INS
63 0.4%



COMPTROLLER

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Joan M. Pratt* 192,878 87.3%

LIBERTARIAN PARTY
Jon Bombach 27,349 12.4%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

WRITE-INS
836 0.4%



BOND ISSUES

Question A:
AFFORDABLE HOUSING LOAN
(City Council Ordinance no. 16-489)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $6,000,000 to be used for the planning, developing, executing, and making operative the Affordable Housing Program of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, including, but not limited to, the acquisition, by purchase, lease, condemnation or any other legal means, of land or property in the City of Baltimore; the payment of any and all costs and expenses incurred in connection with or incidental to the acquisition and management of the land or property; the payment of any and all costs and expenses incurred for or in connection with relocating and moving persons or other legal entities displaced by the acquisition of the land or property, and the disposition of land and property for such purposes, such costs to include but not limited to rental payment and home purchase assistance, housing counseling and buyer education, assistance, and activities to support the orderly and sustainable planning, preservation, rehabilitation, and development of economically diverse housing in City neighborhoods; the elimination of unhealthful, unsanitary or unsafe conditions, lessening density, eliminating obsolete or other uses detrimental to the public welfare or otherwise removing or preventing the spread of blight or deterioration in the City of Baltimore; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
186,588 37,599
% of Total 83.2% 16.8%


Question B:
SCHOOL LOAN
(City Council Ordinance no. 16-490)

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; and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
200,281 24,785
% of Total 89% 11%


Question C:
COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LOAN
(City Council Ordinance no. 16-491)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $45,000,000 to be used for, or in connection with, planning, developing, executing and making operative the community, commercial, and industrial economic development programs of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore and authorizing loans and grants therefore; 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
166,920 54,015
% of Total 75.6% 24.4%


Question D:
RECREATION & PARKS & PUBLIC FACILITIES
(City Council Ordinance no. 16-492)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $45,000,000 to be used for the acquisition and development of property buildings owned and controlled by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, the Enoch Pratt Library and public park or recreation land, property, buildings, structures or facilities; 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, function and activities of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, public parks and recreational programs; 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
198,849 26,168
% of Total 88.4% 11.6%


CHARTER AMENDMENTS

Question E:
CHILDREN & YOUTH FUND
(City Council Resolution no. 16-26)

For the purpose of amending the Baltimore City Charter to establish a continuing, non-lapsing Children and Youth Fund to be used exclusively to provide supplemental funding to broadly defined services for children and youth. The Fund may not be used to substitute or replace funding for children and youth programs and services that are provided for in the FY17 ordinance of estimates. A mandatory amount of $0.03 of every $100 of assessed value of real property in the City must be appropriated to this Fund annually. This allocation is permanent and not subject to discretion in the budget process, other fiscal priorities or constraints imposed by revenue limitations. The Resolution authorizes the Mayor and City Council, by Ordinance, to provide for the oversight, governance, and administration of the Fund.

For* Against
179,844 39,031
% of Total 82.2% 17.8%


Question F:
SUBDIVISION REGULATION - AGENCY ENDORSEMENT
(City Council Resolution no. 16-27)

For the purpose of amending the Baltimore City Charter to correct an obsolete reference to the Department of General Services and to reflect and conform with the transfer of certain powers and duties from the Department of General Services to the Department of Transportation, as mandated by Charter Resolution 14-016 (ratified Nov. 2, 2014.)

For* Against
159,532 42,762
% of Total 78.9% 21.1%

Question G:
BOARD OF ESTIMATES - LOCAL, SMALL & DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM
(City Council Resolution no. 16-30)

For the purpose of amending the Baltimore City Charter to authorize the Mayor and City Council to, by ordinance, waive or modify certain procedures for awarding contracts and to assist local, small, or disadvantaged businesses by establishing programs that grant purchasing preferences to local, small, or disadvantaged businesses.

For* Against
178,267 34,879
% of Total 83.6% 16.4%

Question H:
INNER HARBOR PARK
(City Council Resolution no. 16-29)

For the purpose of amending the Baltimore City Charter to expand the area within the Inner Harbor Park in which outdoor eating places can be located to include areas known as West Shore Park and Rash Field.

For* Against
158,732 58,073
% of Total 73.2% 26.8%

Question I:
BIENNIAL AGENCY AUDITS
(City Council Resolution no. 16-31)

For the purpose of amending the Baltimore City Charter to require the City Auditor to perform biennial financial and performance audits of certain defined principal City agencies. Audit reports shall include the status of recommendations made in previous audit reports. The Resolution also establishes the Biennial Audits Oversight Commission to provide guidance to the City Auditor on the scope of performance audits.

For* Against
173,001 34,806
% of Total 83.3% 16.7%

Question J:
AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND

The petition is for the purpose of amending the Baltimore City Charter to establish a continuing, non-lapsing Affordable Housing Trust Fund to be used exclusively to provide broadly defined projects and programs related to establishing and preserving affordable housing in Baltimore City. Revenue for the Fund is as provided in the Ordinance of Estimates, grants and donations, mandatory and voluntary payments made pursuant to ordinances establishing development policy, a portion of tax increment financing revenue and any other source established by ordinance. These allocation methods are not subject to discretion in the budget process, other fiscal priorities or constraints imposed by revenue limitations. The Petition authorizes oversight, governance, and administration of the Fund by the Department of Housing and Community Development and a 12-member commission.

For* Against
182,118 36,178
% of Total 83.4% 16.6%

* = winner

Source: Baltimore City Board of Elections

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