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Maryland Election Results

WashingtonPost.com Staff
November 8, 1996; 5:00 p.m.

These are the final results for all elective offices and ballot questions in the state of Maryland. The text of ballot questions is available on our Maryland Elections Guide. The Charles County election officials declined to submit the county's votes on statewide ballot questions #5 and #6, as they said the questions did not affect Charles County.

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Maryland Elective Offices

Special Appeals Court Judge, At Large
Anne Arundel Howard Montgomery PG
Ellen Hollander 104,694 60,204 200,675 106,685
No 17,843 9,787 30,209 19,769
Total Votes 122,537 69,991 231,223 126,454
Anne Arundel County
Judge, Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit
Clayton Greene, Jr. 92,746
Eugene M. Lerner 89,077
Pamela L. North 102,282
Martin A. Wolff 86,310
Total Votes 370,415
red ball Charles County
Board of Education
Wayne Cooper 20,136
Connie Crytzer 11,878
Mary Haff 16,554
Kathleen Levanduski 14,135
Gerald Schuster 13,583
Total Votes 76,286
Judge of the Circuit Court - 07
Steven George Chappelle 15,630
Richard John Clark 22,539
Total Votes 38,169
Howard County
red ball Board of Education
Jane B. Schuchardt 36,023
Francine Wishnick 32,227
Total Votes 68,250
red ball Judge of the Circuit Court - 05
Lenore R. Gelfman 41,606
Diane O. Leasure 41,995
Jonathan Scott Smith 34,835
Donna Hill Staton 40,002
Total Votes 158,438
Judge, Court of Special Appeals - 03
William W. Wenner 56,704
No 11,230
Total Votes 67,934
red ball Montgomery County 221/221 precincts reporting
Board of Education - 002
Stephen N. Abrams 98,499
Mona Signer 113,235
Total Votes 213,630
Board of Education - 004
Blair G. Ewing 161,102
Total Votes 165,924
Board of Education At Large
Beatrice B. Gordon 130,834
Daniel Parr 94,317
Total Votes 226,816
Judge of the Circuit Court - 06
James Chris Chapin 171,539
Martha G. Kavanaugh 184,189
Michael D. Mason 169,112
Louise G. Scrivener 175,692
Durke G. Thompson 166.719
Total Votes 873,074
Judge, Court of Appeals - 07
Irma S. Raker 201,014
No 30,209
Total Votes 231,223
red ball Prince George's County 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Board of Education, District 1
Beverly K. Beander 8,670
Angela Como 9,844
Total Votes 18,514
Board of Education, District 3
Doyle Niemann 8,430
Judith A. Robinson 4,052
Total Votes 12,482
Board of Education, District 4
Thomas R. Hendershot 8,817
Earnest J. Jenkins, Jr. 5,634
Total Votes 14,451
Board of Education, District 6
Christopher Delane Fountain 3,517
Kenneth E. Johnson 18,198
Total Votes 21,715
Board of Education, District 7
Alvin Thornton 4,213
Total Votes 4,213
Board of Education, District 9
Marilynn Bland 18,859
Thomas A. Payne (Resigned) 5,579
Total Votes 24,438
Judge of the Circuit Court - 07
Michele D. Hotten 114,277
Sherrie L. Krauser 108,590
Audrey E. Melbourne 104,755
E. Allen Shepherd 103,279
Thomas P. Smith 101,035
Total Votes 528,255
Judge, Court of Special Appeals
James Patrick Salmon 98,761
No 23,630
Total Votes 122,391

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Ballot Questions

Statewide Ballot Questions

Question #1 - Judicial Disabilities Commission 1664/1664 Precincts Reporting
Yes 925,469
No 341,046
Total Votes 1,266,515
Question #2 - Executive Department Appointments 1664/1664 Precincts Reporting
Yes 1,054,536
No 225,302
Total Votes 1,279,838
Question #3 - Law Enforcement Gov't Jobholders 1664/1664 Precincts Reporting
Yes 807,653
No 445,991
Total Votes 1,253,644
Question #4 - Charter Counties Elections 1664/1664 Precincts Reporting
Yes 990,988
No 203,875
Total Votes 1,194,863
Question #5 - Harford County Elections 1636/1664 Precincts Reporting
Yes 720,731
No 201,425
Total Votes 922,156
Question #6 - Harford County Property 1636/1664 Precincts Reporting
Yes 408,768
No 491,106
Total Votes 899,784

Anne Arundel Ballot Questions

Question A - Board of Appeals 156/156 Precincts Reporting
Yes 67,750
No 66,806
Total Votes 134,556
Question B - Competitive Bidding
Yes 65,407
No 69,896
Total Votes 135,303
Question C - Core Groups
Yes 81,942
No 49,989
Total Votes 131,931
Question D - County Bonds and Fiscal Procedures
Yes 87,569
No 40,356
Total Votes 127,925
Question E - Exempt Service
Yes 79,782
No 55,382
Total Votes 135,164
Question F - Exempt Service
Yes 67,802
No 66,806
Total Votes 134,608

Howard County Ballot Questions

Question A - Forfeiture of Council Office 83/83 Precincts Reporting
Yes 57,177
No 8,804
Total Votes 65,981
Question B - Councilmanic Redistricting Commission and Procedures
Yes 38,386
No 28,670
Total Votes 67,056
Question C - Legislative Sessions
Yes 31,400
No 38,253
Total Votes 69,653
Question D - Charter Amendments
Yes 38,560
No 32,204
Total Votes 70,764
Question E - Fine for Disobeying Order of Council
Yes 50,937
No 23,790
Total Votes 74,727
Question F - Board of Appeals
Yes 59,995
No 11,756
Total Votes 71,751
Question G - Budgetary and Fiscal Procedures Definitions
Yes 51,102
No 14,434
Total Votes 65,536
Question H - The Budget Stabilization Account
Yes 47,114
No 18,373
Total Votes 65,487
Question I - Cooperative Purchasing
Yes 58,406
No 12,089
Total Votes 70,495
Question J - Conflict of Interest
Yes 66,330
No 12,110
Total Votes 78,440
Question K - Conflict of Interest
Yes 48,841
No 23,616
Total Votes 72,457
Question L - Secretary to the Council and County Administrator
Yes 53,211
No 18,283
Total Votes 71,494
red ball Question M - Gender References
Yes 53,860
No 23,325
Total Votes 77,185

Montgomery County Ballot Questions

Question A - Ethics Code 221/221 Precincts Reporting
Yes 210,844
No 58,173
Total Votes 269,017
Question B - Biennial Capital Improvements Program 221/221 Precincts Reporting
Yes 189,691
No 68,490
Total Votes 258,181
red ball Question C - Property Tax 221/221 Precincts Reporting
Yes 125,030
No 159,048
Total Votes 284,078
red ball Question D - Budget Adoption 221/221 Precincts Reporting
Yes 134,838
No 136,599
Total Votes 271,437
Question E - Fire and Rescue Department 221/221 Precincts Reporting
Yes 108,356
No 192,305
Total Votes 300,661
Question F - Alcoholic Beverages, Damascus 4/4 Precincts Reporting
Yes 3,196
No 3,861
Total Votes 7,057

Prince George's County Ballot Questions

Question A - Special Elections 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Yes 134,758
No 21,567
Total Votes 156,325
red ball Question B - TRIM Repeal 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Yes 76,325
No 119,054
Total Votes 195,379
Question C - Exempt Service 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Yes 62,430
No 93,771
Total Votes 156,201
Question D - Community College Bonds 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Yes 125,776
No 40,984
Total Votes 166,760
Question E - Library Facilities Bonds 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Yes 131,953
No 34,138
Total Votes 166,091
Question F - Public Works Bonds 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Yes 125,776
No 40,984
Total Votes 166,760
Question G - Environmental Facilities Bonds 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Yes 112,733
No 48,595
Total Votes 161,328
Question H - County Buildings Bond 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Yes 98,088
No 60,875
Total Votes 158,963
red ball Question I - TnT Tax Amendment 197/197 Precincts Reporting
Yes 113,331
No 68,704
Total Votes 182,035

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