BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 3, 2020


CHARTER AMENDMENT

Question A:
CITIZENS' ELECTION FUND SYSTEM
(County Council Bill 3-19)

Section 1013 is added to the Baltimore County Charter to: establish a Citizens' Election Fund System for candidates for County Council and County Executive beginning with the General Election to be held in 2026, provide that candidates may choose whether to participate in the system, establish a Citizens' Election Fund Commission, require the Commission to determine the funding of the system, provide for the funding of the system, require the creation of a subfund to receive voluntary contributions by citizens, provide for the order of disbursements from the system, and authorize the County Executive to not fund the system if the County Executive determines that the County's fiscal condition makes it imprudent to do so.

For* Against
201,867 151,809
% of Total 57.1% 42.9%



REFERENDA - COUNTY ORDINANCES

Question B:
PUBLIC WORKS BORROWING
(County Council Bill 37-20)

AN ORDINANCE to authorize and empower Baltimore County, Maryland to borrow $54,990,000 for public works purposes, for the class of projects which includes, among other things, streets and highways, bridges and storm drainage systems, to be undertaken pursuant to Sections 705(a) and 718 of the Baltimore County Charter.

For* Against
310,198 67,473
% of Total 82.1% 17.9%


Question C:
REFUSE DISPOSAL BORROWING
(County Council Bill 38-20)

AN ORDINANCE to authorize and empower Baltimore County, Maryland to borrow $15,000,000 for refuse disposal projects, including but not limited to the construction, reconstruction, improvement, acquisition, repair, and modernization of county refuse disposal facilities, to be undertaken pursuant to Sections 705(a) and 718 of the Baltimore County Charter.

For* Against
292,282 80,713
% of Total 78.4% 21.6%


Question D:
OPERATIONAL BUILDINGS BORROWING
(County Council Bill 39-20)

AN ORDINANCE to authorize and empower Baltimore County, Maryland to borrow $46,000,000 for public operational buildings including, but not limited to, general, health, police, fire, recreation, libraries, senior center and detention buildings or facilities and necessary or desirable equipment, to be undertaken pursuant to Sections 705(a) and 718 of the Baltimore County Charter.

For* Against
293,050 81,486
% of Total 78.2% 21.8%


Question E:
PARKS, PRESERVATION & GREENWAYS BORROWING
(County Council Bill 40-20)

AN ORDINANCE to authorize and empower Baltimore County, Maryland to borrow $35,000,000 for parks, preservation and greenways projects, including but not limited to acquisition of playgrounds, parks and recreational facilities and the construction, improvement, repair and maintenance of playgrounds, parks and community centers, to be undertaken pursuant to Sections 705(a) and 718 of the Baltimore County Charter.

For* Against
311,187 67,913
% of Total 82.1% 17.9%


Question F:
COMMUNITY COLLEGE BORROWING
(County Council Bill 41-20)

AN ORDINANCE to authorize and empower Baltimore County, Maryland to borrow $17,500,000 for community college projects, including but not limited to the construction, improvement, maintenance, and modernization of buildings and other improvements for the community colleges, to be undertaken pursuant to Sections 705(a) and 718 of the Baltimore County Charter.

For* Against
276,790 99,857
% of Total 73.5% 26.5%


Question G:
SCHOOL BORROWING
(County Council Bill 42-20)

AN ORDINANCE to authorize and empower Baltimore County, Maryland to borrow $200,000,000 for public school projects, including but not limited to acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, extension, repair, maintenance, conversion, and modernization of public school buildings and sites, to be undertaken pursuant to Sections 705(a) and 718 of the Baltimore County Charter.

For* Against
313,617 73,099
% of Total 81.1% 18.9%


Question H:
AGRICULTURAL & RURAL LAND PRESERVATION BORROWING
(County Council Bill 43-20)

AN ORDINANCE to authorize and empower Baltimore County, Maryland to borrow $4,000,000 for agricultural and rural land preservation projects, including but not limited to the purchase of land, development rights and conservation easements, to be undertaken pursuant to Sections 705(a) and 718 of the Baltimore County Charter.

For* Against
275,859 101,286
% of Total 73.1% 26.9%


Question I:
COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BORROWING
(County Council Bill 44-20)

AN ORDINANCE to authorize and empower Baltimore County, Maryland to borrow $2,500,000 for community improvement projects, including but not limited to construction, renovation, extension, alteration, repair or modernization of street curbs, gutters, water, sewer and other utilities, and sidewalk and pedestrian system improvements to be undertaken pursuant to Sections 705(a) and 718 of the Baltimore County Charter.

For* Against
313,329 68,676
% of Total 82% 18%


Question J:
WATERWAY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM BORROWING
(County Council Bill 45-20)

AN ORDINANCE to authorize and empower Baltimore County, Maryland to borrow $20,000,000 for the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, extension, repair and modernization of waterway improvement and stormwater-related projects, including but not limited to shoreline stabilization, shore erosion control, wetland restoration and streambank and riverbank restoration, to be undertaken pursuant to Sections 705(a) and 718 of the Baltimore County Charter.

For* Against
314,411 67,270
% of Total 82.4% 17.6%



* = winner

Source: Baltimore County Board of Elections

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