Charter Amendment For Merit System Passes Easily
Unofficial Election Results For Question A: Charter Amendment For Merit System – Hiring Individuals with Disabilities
For 299,791 80.39%
Against 73,141 19.61%
The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question A moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question A while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women Voters speaks against Question A. Then, a succinct statement of what voting “yes” or “no” will mean is presented.
This is what was printed on the ballot:
Amend Section 401 of the County Charter to allow the County to operate a program within the merit system to recruit and select qualified individuals with severe physical and mental disabilities on a noncompetitive basis.