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Baltimore City Council, 1797--

The Baltimore City Council was formed in 1797 as a legislative body with two chambers, called the First Branch and the Second Branch. In 1922, Baltimore voters approved a referendum that made the Council a single chamber.
City Council, First Branch, 1797-1923
City Council, Second Branch, 1797-1923
Baltimore City Council, 1923-present


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