2010 Primary Election | Ballot Questions

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"Shall the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to confirm Council's power to (i) require contractors and financial assistance recipients to submit economic opportunity plans, and (ii) provide that failure to exercise best and good faith efforts to comply with such plans 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   94522 71.0%
NO NO   38560 29.0%

"Shall the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to designate the Commissioner of Licenses and Inspections as an alternate member of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, who may replace any absent or disqualified appointed member of that Board?"

    Votes Percentage
YES SI   88023 65.6%
NO NO   46068 34.4%

"Shall the Board of Revision of Taxes be abolished, and its powers, functions and duties be reassigned to a new Office of Property Assessment (with respect to the making of assessments) and to a Board of Property Assessment Appeals (with respect to appeals from such assessments), with the members of the Board appointed from nominations made by a Board of Property Assessment Appeals Nominating Panel ?"

    Votes Percentage
YES SI   92174 70.3%
NO NO   38866 29.7%

"Should the City of Philadelphia borrow Sixty-five Million Five Hundred Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($65,525,000.00) 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   88202 67.7%
NO NO   42106 32.3%