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Detailed Town Election Results

Board of Town Commissioners Election Results:

The Town of Upper Marlboro held its 2020 election on Monday, January 6th, 2020 from 1pm-8pm at the Upper Marlboro Town Hall/. The following is the total of votes cast during this election to elect 3 individuals to serve as the Board of Town Commissioners for the 2020–2022 term of office. Below are the results: 

Candidate Name

Vote Count

Elected

Wanda M. Leonard

77

Elected

Linda Pennoyer

74

Elected

Kai Bernal-LeClaire

70

Elected

Janice Duckett

52

 

George M. Leonnig

36

 

 

Total Voters:

116

 

At the Monday January 13th, 2020 Organizational Meeting held starting at 8pm at the Town Hall, the newly elected Board members will vote to select one of the three to be the President of the Board of Town Commissioners (who acts as “Mayor” and Chief Executive Officer).  A Treasurer will be sworn-in at the January Regular Town Meeting starting at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall.

 

Non-Binding Ballot Question Results:

This election, the Town of Upper Marlboro Board of Town Commissioners asked for our resident’s input on the following four (4) non-binding straw-poll questions. Residents' selections have been tallied to help assist the Board of Town Commissioners in deciding whether or not to proceed with the proposed legislative actions and Town Charter amendments outlined below.  Again, these questions are non-binding and meant only to be a means by which the Board may evaluate our resident’s opinions on current issues at hand, at this point in time. Below are the results: 

 

Advisory Ballot Question #1: Changing/proposing an amendment to the Town Charter to formally provide for and authorize the usage of the title “President” or “Mayor” interchangeably.

Shall the Town Board of Commissioners amend the Town Charter to formally authorize the use of the titles “President” or “Mayor” interchangeably, as the Town’s chief executive officer (CEO) and others deem appropriate? Ballot Question #1

 

#

%

For

76

67%

Against

38

33%

Total

114

 

 

Advisory Ballot Question #2: Changing/proposing amending the Town Charter to hold the Town’s General Election in the month of November rather than in January.

Shall the Board of Commissioners explore amending the Town Charter to move the Town’s General Election from the month of January to November?meta-chart (2)

 

#

%

For

94

84

Against

18

16

Total

112

 

 


Advisory Ballot Question #3: Changing/proposing amending the Town Charter to increase the number of elected Commissioners from three (3) to five (5) members.

Shall the Board of Commissioners explore a change to amend the Town Charter to increase the number of elected Commissioners from three (3) to five (5)?meta-chart (3)

 

#

%

For

63

56

Against

52

45

Total

115

 

 


Advisory Ballot Question #4: The Board of Town Commissioners is seeking input from residents on what they would like to see happen to the Old Marlboro Elementary School and Primary School Site located at 14524 Elm Street.

My preference for the future of the Old Marlboro Elementary School and Primary School Site is one of the following results: (Check One.)meta-chart (4)

A. Rehabilitate & Preserve the Structures for Mixed-Use Development.  ____

B. Rehabilitate & Preserve the Structures and allow the placement of a school for at-risk youth. ___

C. Demolish the structures and build a new school for at-risk youth. ___

 

#

%

A

83

74%

B

15

13%

C

12

11%

Total

112

 



Thank you for coming out to do your civic duty . . . voter turnout was over 50percent higher than the running average for the past 7 Elections (2008—2019).

Board of Supervisors of Elections
Yvonne Tucker / Chief Election Judge
Joseph Hourclé / Election Judge
Ellen Storey / Election Judge 

Town Clerk
M. David Williams