BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 8, 2022


BOARD OF SCHOOL COMMISSIONERS
AT LARGE
(vote for 2)

April Christina Curley 45,056
Ashley E. Esposito* 57,648
Salimah Jasani 41,478
Kwame Kenyatta-Bey* 53,093

STATE'S ATTORNEY

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Ivan Bates* 129,961

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)


CIRCUIT COURT CLERK

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Xavier A. Conaway* 116,714

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)


SHERIFF

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Sam Cogen* 119,544

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)


ORPHANS' COURT JUDGES
(vote for 3)

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Charles G. (Chuck) Bernstein* 98,379
Lewyn Scott Garrett* 96,492
Michele E. Loewenthal* 99,946

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)


REGISTER OF WILLS

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Belinda K. Conaway* 118,606

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)



BOND ISSUES

Question A:
AFFORDABLE HOUSING LOAN

Question A is for the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $14,000,000 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; 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
114,782 22,749
% of Total 83.46% 16.54%


Question B:
SCHOOL LOAN

Question B is for the purpose of authorizing 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
121,025 18,202
% of Total 86.93% 13.07%


Question C:
COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LOAN

Question C is for the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $36,000,000 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 any rights or interests therein hereinbefore mentioned, 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 blight or 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
110,649 22,711
% of Total 82.97% 17.03%


Question D:
PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE

Question D is for the purpose of authorizing 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 and for the construction and development of streets, bridges, courthouses, City buildings and facilities and related land, property buildings, structures or facilities, for acquisition and development of property buildings owned and controlled by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore and the Enoch Pratt Library and public park or recreation land, property, buildings, structures or facilities including the acquisition of such by purchase, lease, condemnation or other legal means; 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
115,554 18,464
% of Total 86.22% 13.78%



CHARTER AMENDMENTS

Question E:
UNDERGROUND CONDUIT SYSTEM - SALE, TRANSFER, & FRANCHISE PROHIBITED

Question E is for the purpose of prohibiting the sale, transfer, or franchising of the Cityís underground conduit system for cables, wires, and similar facilities.

For* Against
94,708 28,826
% of Total 76.67% 23.33%


Question F:
SUPPLEMENTARY CRIMINAL APPREHENSION & CONVICTION FUND

Question F is for the purpose of establishing a continuing, non-lapsing fund to be used exclusively to supplement rewards offered to the public for information leading to the apprehension, arrest, and conviction of criminal suspects. The fund is a supplement only and may not be used as a substitute for or replacement of existing funding for rewards offered by the Baltimore Police Department or any non-profit organization. The fund may consist of money appropriated in the annual Ordinance of Estimates and of grants or donations made to the fund.

For* Against
101,532 28,561
% of Total 78.05% 21.95%


Question G:
DANTE BARKSDALE CAREER TECHNOLOGY APPRENTICESHIP FUND

Question G is for the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to establish a continuing, non-lapsing fund to promote pre-apprenticeship programs and other workforce development programs in Baltimore Cityís public secondary schools and community colleges. The fund comprises money appropriated in the annual Ordinance of Estimates, grants or donations made to the fund, and proceeds from fines, fees, surcharges, or other revenues dedicated to the fund by ordinance.

For* Against
122,724 13,300
% of Total 90.22% 9.78%


Question H:
BALTIMORE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Question H is for the purpose of establishing a Baltimore City Police Department, the head of which is the Police Commissioner.

For* Against
109,285 22,768
% of Total 82.76% 17.24%


Question I:
INSPECTOR GENERAL - ADVISORY BOARD

Question I is for the purpose of changing the membership of the Advisory Board that appoints and removes the Inspector General for Baltimore City. It would now be comprised of eleven City residents who are not elected officials, candidates for office or lobbyists, among other restrictions. Seven of the members will be chosen at random from those nominated by City Councilmembers from their districts. Two members will be the heads of the local law schools. One member will be from a group of certified public accountants and one member will be from a group of fraud examiners. The Advisory Board will receive training.

For* Against
113,193 17,633
% of Total 86.52% 13.48%


Question J:
DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

Question J is for the purpose of establishing a Department of Accounts Payable under the supervision of the Baltimore City Comptroller, who will appoint a Department Director. The Department will control all payments by Baltimore City other than salaries.

For* Against
114,197 16,311
% of Total 87.50% 12.50%


Question K:
ESTABLISHING A TWO-TERM LIMIT FOR BALTIMORE CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Question K is for the purpose of establishing a two-term limit for Baltimore City elected officials, including the Mayor, Comptroller, City Council President, and City Council members. None of these elected officials shall hold office for more than eight (8) years during any 12-year period. In the event that a candidate for one of these offices is elected to fill a vacancy, that candidate may hold the office for the remainder of their predecessorís term and one consecutive full term thereafter. This amendment would be effective beginning with persons elected in the 2024 Baltimore City Election.

For* Against
98,529 39,604
% of Total 71.33% 28.67%

* = winner

Source: Baltimore City Board of Elections

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