2010 General Election | Ballot Questions

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"Shall the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to confirm Council's power to (i) require the City, its contractors and financial assistance recipients to provide employees a minimum level of pay and benefits, and (ii) provide that failure to comply with such requirements may temporarily prohibit a business from receiving City contracts or financial assistance; and to authorize Council to designate existing City agencies (including Council) or to create new agencies to enforce such provisions?"

    Votes Percentage
YES SI   196759 72.9%
NO NO   73236 27.1%

"Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to modernize the City's procurement process, including by allowing for electronic bidding, electronic reverse auctions and electronic execution of contracts; for appropriate bidder security; and for cooperative purchasing; all to minimize the cost to the City of contracts?"

    Votes Percentage
YES SI   204199 76.6%
NO NO   62468 23.4%


"Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to add the following additional prohibited grounds for discrimination in City procurement contracts: discrimination on the basis of ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability?"

    Votes Percentage
YES SI   206802 76.7%
NO NO   62690 23.3%


"Should the City of Philadelphia borrow one hundred six million six hundred ninety thousand dollars ($106,690,000.00) to be spent for and toward capital purposes as follows: Transit; Streets and Sanitation; Municipal Buildings; Parks, Recreation and Museums; and Economic and Community Development?"

    Votes Percentage
YES SI   177228 65.4%
NO NO   93738 34.6%