ELECTIONS

GENERAL ELECTION RETURNS

NOVEMBER 7, 2000


CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Question 1:
CECIL COUNTY - ELECTION & TERMS OF OFFICE FOR BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Excepts the Board of County Commissioners of Cecil County from the constitutional requirements that all State and county elections be held only in every fourth year on a particular date and that all State and County officers hold four-year terms, in order to allow staggered terms with elections held every second year.

For Against
Allegany Co. 2,219 1,207
Anne Arundel Co. 97,923 42,425
Baltimore City 79,393 26,931
Baltimore Co. 145,502 65,617
Calvert Co. 13,282 5,826
Caroline Co. 3,156 1,542
Carroll Co. 27,723 14,120
Cecil Co. 17,048 8,916
Charles Co. 20,213 8,378
Dorchester Co. 2,111 1,082
Frederick Co. 33,914 14,700
Garrett Co. 3,551 1,741
Harford Co. 41,307 23,267
Howard Co. 58,813 23,356
Kent Co. 3,074 1,318
Montgomery Co. 164,090 82,372
Prince George's Co. 94,855 50,243
Queen Anne's Co. 6,586 3,197
St. Mary's Co. 12,669 5,838
Somerset Co. 2,707 1,150
Talbot Co. 6,117 2,497
Washington Co. 18,217 8,266
Wicomico Co. 12,479 4,767
Worcester Co. 8,400 3,676
TOTAL 875,349 402,432
% of Total 69% 31%


Question 2:
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY - PROPERTY FOR REDEVELOPMENT PURPOSES

Expressly authorizes the Prince George's County Council to take property immediately upon a finding of immediate need for redevelopment purposes; designates properties eligible for taking as those located between Suitland Federal Center and Silver Hill Road that are also within any two certain designated areas (a revitalization tax district, an enterprise zone, or a priority funding area); requires the Council to pay at the time of taking the appraised fair market value and also to pay any additional amount later awarded by a jury; and requires the Council to offer financial assistance and payments to displaced owners or tenants.

For Against
Allegany Co. 1,435 1,935
Anne Arundel Co. 45,143 97,333
Baltimore City 54,463 47,761
Baltimore Co. 72,887 138,186
Calvert Co. 7,295 12,345
Caroline Co. 1,465 3,218
Carroll Co. 10,537 31,750
Cecil Co. 4,418 14,280
Charles Co. 11,846 17,553
Dorchester Co. 1,043 1,973
Frederick Co. 15,715 32,532
Garrett Co. 1,786 3,430
Harford Co. 14,877 49,139
Howard Co. 31,458 51,546
Kent Co. 1,402 2,892
Montgomery Co. 103,378 139,131
Prince George's Co. 86,634 93,920
Queen Anne's Co. 2,983 6,824
St. Mary's Co. 6,465 12,105
Somerset Co. 1,514 2,137
Talbot Co. 2,770 5,595
Washington Co. 8,651 17,479
Wicomico Co. 6,692 9,781
Worcester Co. 4,832 6,809
TOTAL 499,689 799,654
% of Total 38% 62%

Source: State Board of Elections

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