WICOMICO COUNTY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 6, 2018


COUNTY EXECUTIVE

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
John William Hamilton 10,151

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Robert L. Culver, Jr.* 16,278

UNAFFILIATED
Jack Heath 7,001


COUNTY COUNCIL

DISTRICT 1

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Ernest F. Davis* 4,219

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)

DISTRICT 2

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Alexander W. Scott 3,165

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Marc L. Kilmer* 5,502

DISTRICT 3

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Michele Gregory 3,047

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Larry W. Dodd* 4,568

DISTRICT 4

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Joshua Hastings* 2,671

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Suzanah Cain 1,836

DISTRICT 5

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
(no candidate filed)

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Joseph Holloway* 5,628

AT LARGE
(vote for 2)

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Jamaad Gould 11,165
William R. McCain* 14,148
Total 25,313

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Julie D. Brewington 13,354
John T. Cannon* 15,366
Total 28,720


BOARD OF EDUCATION

DISTRICT 1

Michelle Bradley 1,853
Allen C. Brown* 2,555

DISTRICT 2

Nelson E. (Gene) Malone* 6,748

DISTRICT 3

David L. Goslee, Sr.* 3,055
William K. Turner 3,056

DISTRICT 4

David Plotts 1,802
Ann Brittingham Suthowski* 1,998

DISTRICT 5

Edward J. (John) Palmer, Jr.* 5,147

AT LARGE
(vote for 2)

Tyrone Cooper 7,116
Donald L. Fitzgerald* 14,875
Michael G. Murray* 12,006
Talana D. Watson 10,897


STATE'S ATTORNEY

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
W. Seth Mitchell 13,772

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Jamie L. Dykes* 19,496


CIRCUIT COURT CLERK

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
James (Bo) McAllister* 17,774

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Christopher S. Welch 15,080


SHERIFF

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
(no candidate filed)

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Michael A. Lewis* 24,075


ORPHANS' COURT JUDGES
(vote for 3)

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Mark S. Bowen* 17,853
Melissa Pollitt Bright* 15,559
Dean Jones Evans 11,350

REPUBLICAN PARTY
Grover Green Cantwell, Jr.* 16,565


REGISTER OF WILLS

DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Karen A. Lemon* 27,232

REPUBLICAN PARTY
(no candidate filed)



CHARTER AMENDMENTS

Question A:
ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS & CONFIRMATION OF APPOINTMENTS - DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION, & DEPUTY DIRECTORS OF DEPARTMENTS & AGENCIES
(County Council Resolutions 65-2018 & 82-2018 amend Charter secs. 315 & 413)

To amend the County Charter to provide: (A) the County Executive shall appoint the Director of Administration, the Assistant Director of Administration, and the initial appointment of the Deputy Department Directors subject to confirmation by the County Council; and (B) within six (6) months after each election for County Executive, he or she shall appoint the Director of Administration and the Assistant Director of Administration.

For* Against
21,041 8,525
% of Total 71.2% 28.8%


Question B:
TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATIONS & CAPITAL ASSETS; INTER-FUND BORROWING
(County Council Resolution 65-2018 amends Charter sec. 708)

To amend the County Charter to require fifteen (15) days advance written notice to the County Council of transfers of appropriations within the same office or department, except in the case of an emergency, notice shall be given as soon as possible, but no later than five (5) days after the transfer.

To amend the County Charter to require the written recommendation of the County Executive and County Council approval by resolution for the transfer of a depreciable capital asset having a current book value of $15,000.00 or more between departments, agencies, offices or funds; describing the contents of the recommendation; and providing that a depreciable capital asset may not be used regularly, except under extraordinary circumstances, by a department, agency, office or fund unless it is purchased, acquired or transferred to such user.

For* Against
23,708 6,111
% of Total 79.5% 20.5%


* = winner

Source: Wicomico County Board of Elections

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