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BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 2, 2004


MAYOR

Elbert R. Henderson (R) 24,445
Martin J. O'Malley* (D) 173,030
write-in 1,702
Total 199,177


CITY COUNCIL

PRESIDENT
Sheila Dixon* (D) 155,049
Joan L. Floyd (R) 29,743
write-in 639
Total 185,431


COUNCIL
District 1
Matt Clark (G) 1,882
James B. Kraft* (D) 8,285
Roberto L. Marsili (R) 2,673
write-in 11
Total 12,851


District 2
Will Bauer (R) 1,277
Nicholas C. D'Adamo, Jr.* (D) 10,482
Lorenzo Gaztanaga (L) 525
write-in 25
Total 12,309


District 3
Bill Barry (G) 1,707
Robert W. Curran* (D) 11,252
Carlos M. Torres (R) 2,320
write-in 27
Total 15,306


District 4
Armand F. Girard (R) 1,419
David G. S. Greene (G) 1,601
Kenneth N. Harris, Sr.* (D) 12,223
write-in 11
Total 15,254


District 5
Elliott Cahan (R) 1,741
Terrence T. Fitzgerald (G) 2,649
Rochelle Rikki Spector* (D) 13,484
write-in 25
Total 17,899


District 6
Melvin A. Bilal (R) 3,257
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake* (D) 11,325
write-in 31
Total 14,613


District 7
Belinda K. Conaway* (D) 11,388
Owen B. Hanratty (R) 1,151
write-in 41
Total 12,580


District 8
Helen L. Holton* (D) 8,930
Jacquiline (Jackie) Johnson (R) 5,613
write-in 20
Total 14,563


District 9
Agnes Welch* (D) 9,148
write-in 56
Total 9,204


District 10
Joe Collins, Jr. (R) 3,598
Edward L. Reisinger* (D) 8,474
write-in 33
Total 12,105


District 11
Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr.* (D) 12,450
James Carlos Quigley (R) 1,416
write-in 49
Total 13,915


District 12
Paul H. Dibos (G) 743
Dale Warren Hargrave (R) 475
Bernard C. (Jack) Young* (D) 8,313
write-in 17
Total 9,548


District 13
Paula Johnson Branch* (D) 8,107
Joe DiMatteo (R) 794
Glenn Lowell Ross (G) 1,243
write-in 16
Total 10,160


District 14
Mary Pat Clarke* (D) 13,000
Myles B. Hoenig (G) 1,643
write-in 12
Total 14,655



COMPTROLLER

Joan M. Pratt* (D) 165,778
write-in 1,144
Total 166,922


* = winner; (D) = Democrat; (G) = Green; (L) = Libertarian; (R) = Republican.


CHARTER AMENDMENTS

Question A:
Municipal Elections

Resolution no. 04-49, for the purpose of providing that the general election for the Mayor, the Comptroller, and the President and Members of the City Council will be in 2007 and in every succeeding fourth year thereafter.

For Against
TOTAL 111,598 39,047
% of Total 74.08% 25.92%


Question B:
Department of Transportation

Resolution no. 04-56, for the purpose of amending the City Charter to establish a Department of Transportation among the City Executive Departments and providing for the powers and duties of the Department.

For Against
TOTAL 113,004 35,142
% of Total 76.28% 23.72%


Question C:
Department of Human Resources

Resolution no. 04-54, for the purpose of renaming the Department of Personnel to be the "Department of Human Resources"; renaming the Director of Personnel to be the "Director of Human Resources"; and clarifying and conforming certain language.

For Against
TOTAL 120,633 26,907
% of Total 81.76% 18.24%


Question D:
City Council - Vacancy

Resolution no. 04-55, for the purpose of deleting an inoperative provision of Article III, Section 6 of the Charter relating to the filling of vacancies in the City Council; and clarifying certain language.

For Against
TOTAL 113,069 27,858
% of Total 80.23% 19.77%


Question E:
City Council - Age Requirements

Resolution no. 04-53, for the purpose of lowering the minimum age requirement for members of the City Council from 21 years of age to 18 years of age.

For Against
TOTAL 70,186 81,552
% of Total 46.25% 53.75%



BOND ISSUES

Question F:
School Loan

Ordinance no. 04-800, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $34,000,000, to be used for the acquisition of land or property in Baltimore City and thereon, or on other property, to construct and erect new school buildings, athletic and other auxiliary facilities, and for additions and improvements to, or modernization or reconstruction of, (including costs of inspection, removal, encapsulation, management, containment and abatement of asbestos) in existing school buildings or facilities, and to equip all buildings authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by the Ordinance, and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 131,578 19,324
% of Total 87.19% 12.81%


Question G:
Community Development Loan

Ordinance no. 04-713, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $33,500,000, to be used for, or in connection with, planning, developing, executing and making operative the community development program of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore; and for the doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 134,393 31,800
% of Total 80.87% 19.13%


Question H:
Economic Development Loan

Ordinance no. 04-714, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $29,875,000 to be used for, or in connection with, planning, developing, executing and making operative the commercial and industrial economic development program of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore; and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 124,341 37,147
% of Total 77.00% 22.00%


Question I:
Public Buildings

Ordinance no. 04-799, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $7,580,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities owned or controlled by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by the Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 122,890 36,593
% of Total 77.06% 22.94%


Question J:
Recreation and Parks Loan

Ordinance no. 04-719, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $6,945,000 to be used for the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, installation, erection, protection, extension, enlargement, renovation and modernization of, and additions to, public park or recreation land, property, buildings, structures or facilities and for the equipping thereof; and for doing any and all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 146,388 20,550
% of Total 87.69% 12.31%


Question K:
Enoch Pratt Library Loan

Ordinance no. 04-715, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $2,600,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Enoch Pratt Library; 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 all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 149,821 16,299
% of Total 90.19% 9.81%


Question L:
National Aquarium in Baltimore Loan

Ordinance no. 04-718, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $1,500,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the National Aquarium in Baltimore; 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 all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 121,199 45,381
% of Total 72.76% 27.24%


Question M:
Health Care for the Homeless

Ordinance no. 04-716, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $1,300,000 to be used for, or in connection with the purchase of land or property and for constructing new buildings, structures and other facilities, and for the renovation, alteration, construction, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of existing buildings, structures and facilities, to be or now being used in connection with the activities of Health Care for the Homeless and for equipping all new or existing buildings, structures or facilities; and for doing all things necessary, proper and expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 153,113 18,819
% of Total 89.05% 10.95%


Question N:
B&O Railroad Museum

Ordinance no. 04-, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $1,000,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of new or existing buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the B&O Railroad Museum; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures, and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by the Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 113,202 48,810
% of Total 69.87% 30.13%


Question O:
Maryland Science Center Loan

Ordinance no. 04-717, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $700,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Maryland Science Center; and for equipping any and all existing and new buildings, structures and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by this Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 122,824 40,907
% of Total 75.02% 24.98%


Question P:
Walters Art Museum Loan

Ordinance no. 04-720, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $500,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Walters Art Museum; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by the Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 123,683 42,483
% of Total 74.43% 25.57%


Question Q:
Baltimore Museum of Art Loan

Ordinance no. 04-712, to authorize the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to borrow up to $500,000 to be used for the acquisition of land or property; and the construction, erection, renovation, alteration, reconstruction, installation, improvement and repair of buildings, structures, or facilities to be used by or in connection with the Baltimore Museum of Art; and for the equipping of any and all existing and new buildings, structures and facilities authorized to be constructed, renovated, altered or improved by the Ordinance; and for doing all things necessary, proper or expedient in connection therewith.

For Against
TOTAL 125,226 40,432
% of Total 75.59% 24.41%


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