ELECTIONS

GENERAL ELECTION RETURNS

NOVEMBER 3, 1998


CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Question 1:
CIVIL JURY AMOUNT

Provides that the right to a jury trial in civil proceedings preserved by Article 23 of the Declaration of Rights applies only when the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000.

For Against
Allegany Co. 3,268 2,224
Anne Arundel Co. 90,231 43,070
Baltimore City 81,771 24,767
Baltimore Co. 135,648 63,090
Calvert Co. 11,777 6,756
Caroline Co. 3,441 1,970
Carroll Co. 24,369 14,842
Cecil Co. 10,075 7,240
Charles Co. 15,312 10,983
Dorchester Co. 2,690 1,397
Frederick Co. 28,240 16,891
Garrett Co. 3,533 2,587
Harford Co. 39,980 25,506
Howard Co. 48,188 24,114
Kent Co. 3,229 1,869
Montgomery Co. 180,351 56,383
Prince George's Co. 87,682 32,748
Queen Anne's Co. 7,326 3,460
St. Mary's Co. 10,596 7,006
Somerset Co. 2,617 1,673
Talbot Co. 6,268 3,165
Washington Co. 15,824 9,532
Wicomico Co. 10,970 6,517
Worcester Co. 8,777 4,244
TOTAL 832,163 372,034
% of Total 69% 31%


Question 2:
RETIRED JUDGES - ASSIGNMENT

Authorizes retired judges of the Circuit Court of Harford County and the Circuit Court of Montgomery County to be assigned, subject to approval by the Court of Appeals, to do an act that a judge of the Orphans' Court of Harford County or the Orphans' Court of Montgomery County may perform.

For Against
Allegany Co. 2,588 1,759
Anne Arundel Co. 84,266 37,759
Baltimore City 72,943 22,773
Baltimore Co. 122,079 58,968
Calvert Co. 10,399 5,821
Caroline Co. 2,532 1,926
Carroll Co. 20,878 13,155
Cecil Co. 9,078 6,392
Charles Co. 13,992 9,018
Dorchester Co. 2,102 1,229
Frederick Co. 25,465 13,776
Garrett Co. 2,721 2,221
Harford Co. 43,299 20,538
Howard Co. 49,683 17,422
Kent Co. 2,833 1,457
Montgomery Co. 198,369 32,615
Prince George's Co. 81,668 30,051
Queen Anne's Co. 6,331 3,370
St. Mary's Co. 9,786 5,788
Somerset Co. 2,172 1,421
Talbot Co. 5,027 2,628
Washington Co. 12,655 8,316
Wicomico Co. 9,780 5,201
Worcester Co. 7,571 3,808
TOTAL 798,217 307,412
% of Total 72% 28%


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