BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 3, 2020


MAYOR

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Brandon M. Scott* 164,661 70.5%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Shannon Wright 16,664 7.1%
Steven H. Smith (write-in) 1 0.0%

WORKING CLASS PARTY
David Harding 3,973 1.7%

UNAFFILIATED
Bob Wallace 47,275 20.2%
OTHER WRITE-INS
1,006 0.4%


CITY COUNCIL

PRESIDENT

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Nick J. Mosby* 178,689 79.5%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Jovani M. Patterson 42,628 19.0%
OTHER WRITE-INS
3,361 1.5%


COUNCIL

DISTRICT 1

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Zeke Cohen* 17,588 95.4%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Donna L. Rzepka (write-in) 159 0.9%
OTHER WRITE-INS
684 3.7%


DISTRICT 2

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Danielle McCray* 13,353 87.4%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Brendon Joyner-El 1,884 12.3%
OTHER WRITE-INS
44 0.3%


DISTRICT 3

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Ryan Dorsey* 14,802 83.4%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
David Marshall Wright 2,801 15.8%
OTHER WRITE-INS
155 0.9%


DISTRICT 4

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Mark Conway* 16,958 98.9%

UNAFFILIATED
John Richard Perkins (write-in) 3 0.0%
OTHER WRITE-INS
183 1.1%


DISTRICT 5

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Isaac (Yitzy) Schleifer* 16,688 88.4%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Maria Mandela Vismale 2,007 10.6%
OTHER WRITE-INS
190 1.0%


DISTRICT 6

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Sharon Green Midddleton* 13,247 89.9%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Michelle Y. Andrews 1,421 9.6%
OTHER WRITE-INS
74 0.5%


DISTRICT 7

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
James Torrence* 13,643 90.1%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Christopher M. Anderson 1,438 9.5%
OTHER WRITE-INS
63 0.4%


DISTRICT 8

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Kristerfer A. L. Burnett* 15,816 99.2%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

OTHER WRITE-INS
120 0.8%


DISTRICT 9

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
John T. Bullock* 9,614 98.3%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

OTHER WRITE-INS
164 1.7%


DISTRICT 10

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Phylicia Porter* 8,313 78.7%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Michael W. Nolet 2,213 20.9%
OTHER WRITE-INS
41 0.4%


DISTRICT 11

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Eric T. Costello* 19,543 97.0%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)
OTHER WRITE-INS
612 3.0%


DISTRICT 12

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Robert Stokes, Sr.* 8,079 59.5%

GREEN PARTY
Franca Muller 4,868 35.9%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Eugene Z. Boikai 582 4.3%
OTHER WRITE-INS
43 0.3%


DISTRICT 13

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Antonio (Tony) Glover* 11,369 98.7%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

OTHER WRITE-INS
145 1.3%


DISTRICT 14

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Odette Ramos* 15,983 91.0%

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Charles A. Long 1,502 8.5%
OTHER WRITE-INS
88 0.5%



COMPTROLLER

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Bill Henry* 206,919 98.7%
OTHER WRITE-INS
2,684 1.3%



BOND ISSUES

Question A:
AFFORDABLE HOUSING LOAN
(City Council Ordinance no. 20-375)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $12,000,000 to be used for the planning, developing, executing, and making operative the Affordable Housing Program of the Mayorand 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 inconnection 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; support the Affordable Housing Trust Fund; support 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
191,563 30,968
% of Total 86.1% 13.9%

Question B:
SCHOOL LOAN
(City Council Ordinance no. 20-376)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $38,000,000 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
201,257 24,149
% of Total 89.3% 10.7%

Question C:
AFFORDABLE HOUSING LOAN
(City Council Ordinance no. 20-377)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $38,000,000 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; the development or redevelopment, including, but not limited to, the comprehensive renovation or rehabilitation of any land or property, or anyrights or interests therein herein beforementioned, in the City of Baltimore, and the disposition of land and property for such purposes; 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 blightor deterioration in the City of Baltimore; the creation of healthy, sanitary, and safe, and green conditions in the City of Baltimore; and authorizing loans and grants therefore; making loans and grants to various projects and programs related to growing businesses in the City; attracting and retaining jobs; providing homeownership incentives and home repair assistance; authorizing loans and grants to various projects and programs related to improving cultural life and promotion of tourism in Baltimore City and the lending or granting of funds to any person or other legal entity to be used for or in connection with the rehabilitation, renovation, redevelopment, improvement or construction of buildings and structures to be used or occupied for residential or commercial purposes; and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For* Against
188,546 30,902
% of Total 85.9% 14.1%

Question D:
PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE
(City Council Ordinance no. 20-378)

To authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $72,000,000 to be used for the development of public infrastructure owned or controlled by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore and the Enoch Pratt Free Library 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 existing or new 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 construction and development of streets, bridges, courthouses, city office buildings, police stations, fire stations, solid waste facilities, information technology, and public park and recreational and related land property and buildings; 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
191,937 27,660
% of Total 87.4% 12.6%



CHARTER AMENDMENTS

Question E:
CHARTER REVISION COMMISSION
(City Council Resolution no. 20-18)

Would require that a Charter Revision Commission be appointed at least once every 10 years to review and make recommendations for necessary deletions, additions or revisions to the City Charter. The resolution also provides for the terms of the members, the manner of appointment, the duties of the Commission and for the dissolution of the Commission after the completion of its duties.

For* Against
184,403 28,190
% of Total 86.7% 13.3%

Question F:
ORDINANCE OF ESTIMATES
(City Council Resolution no. 20-25)

Is for the purpose of amending the City Charter in order to authorize the City Council, by majority vote, to increase amounts of spending within the general fund or add new amounts for new purposes, so long as the amounts are not fixed by state or federal law and as long as the amounts added do not exceed the amount the City Council has reduced the proposed ordinance of estimates. New spending items added by City Council must be authorized by separate legislation. After the City Council's reductions and additions are made, the amount of the operating budget and the capital budget cannot exceed the amounts proposed in the proposed Ordinance of Estimates.

For* Against
155,761 50,831
% of Total 75.4% 24.6%

Question G:
VETOES
(City Council Resolution no. 20-20)

Would for the purpose of reducing the number of votes by City Council members that are needed to override a mayoral veto from three-fourths of the members of the City Council to two-thirds of those members. It would also eliminate the separate veto process for items of appropriation and instead require the mayor to veto an entire appropriation bill, not exercise a line item to veto some, but not all, items appropriation in that bill.

For* Against
138,754 66,374
% of Total 67.6% 32.4%


Question H:
VETO TIMING
(City Council Resolution no. 20-21)

Amends the City Charter for the purpose of increasing the amount of time in which the City Council can consider overriding a mayoral veto of legislation adopted by the City Council. The City Charter currently allows the City Council to override a mayoral veto no earlier than 5 days, but no more than 20 days, from the date a Mayor's veto is read to the City Council. The amendment would add that if no meeting of the City Council is scheduled during that period, the City Council may override a veto at the next regular meeting of the City Council following the 20-day period. The amendment also provides that a veto cannot be overridden by a City Council that has been newly elected and sworn into office since the passage of the vetoed legislation.

For* Against
155,846 50,465
% of Total 75.5% 24.5%


Question I:
REMOVAL OF ELECTED OFFICIALS
(City Council Resolution no. 20-24)

Amends the City Charter to provide for the removal from office of certain City elected officials. The bill provides that by a three-fourths vote the City Council may remove a council member, the Council President, the Mayor or the Comptroller for incompetency, misconduct in office, willful neglect of duty or felony or misdemeanor in office on charges brought by the Mayor, the City Council Committee on Legislative Investigations or by the Inspector General. Notice and an opportunity to be heard before the City Council are required.

For* Against
195,917 18,120
% of Total 91.5% 8.5%


Question J:
CITY AUDITOR
(City Council Resolution no. 20-22)

Requires the City Auditor to give copies of agency audits to the agencies that were audited. It would also allow the City Auditor, in the furtherance of his or her duties, to issue subpoenas "to any municipal officer, municipal employee, or any other person receiving City funds" to produce documents.

For* Against
196,278 14,810
% of Total 93% 7%


Question K:
CITY ADMINISTRATOR
(City Council Resolution no. 20-26)

Would establish the position of City Administrator as the Chief Administrative Officer of Baltimore City. The law would provide for how the City Administrator is appointed and removed and would establish the powers and duties of the City Administrator. The City Administrator would be required to appoint a Deputy City Administrator and certain other staff.

For* Against
161,557 46,095
% of Total 77.8% 22.2%


* = winner

Source: Baltimore City Board of Elections

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