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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

ELECTION RETURNS

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 4, 2008


BOARD OF EDUCATION

At Large
Philip Kauffman* 222,842 (67.1%)
Tommy Le 107,724 (32.4%)
write-ins 1,436 (00.4%)
Total 332,002

District 2
Stephen N. Abrams 159,510 (48.4%)
Laura V. Berthiaume* 168,694 (51.2%)
write-ins 1,330 (00.4%)
Total 329,534

District 4
Christopher S. Barclay* 294,250 (99.1%)
write-ins 2,547 (00.9%)
Total 296,797


CHARTER AMENDMENTS

Question A:
Repeal of Legally Ineffective Provisions

Repeal Sections 311A, 311B, and 311C of the County Charter, regarding use of County funds to operate a landfill system on residentially zoned land; burying or trenching sewage sludge on residentially zoned land; and telephone service offered by the C&P Telephone Company.

For* Against
230,084 127,970
% of Total 64.26% 35.74%

Question B:
Property Tax Limit - Votes Needed to Override

Amend Section 305 of the County Charter to require a unanimous vote of 9 Councilmembers, rather than the 7 out of 9 votes currently required, to levy a tax on real property that will produce revenue that exceeds the annual limit on property tax revenue set in that section.

For* Against
194,151 189,091
% of Total 50.66% 49.34%


REFERENDUM

Question C:
Gender Identity Discrimination

Shall the Act to prohibit discrimination in housing, employment, public accommodations, cable television service, and taxicab service on the basis of gender identity become law?

For Against
% of Total % %

* = winner

Source: Montgomery County Board of Elections

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