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Baltimore County coalition wants referendum adding four seats to growing county’s council

March 4, 2022

A coalition of Baltimore County groups is calling for a referendum to be tacked onto November’s ballot that, if passed, would add four seats to the seven-member county council beginning with the 2026 election. Organizers say expanding the council makes sense given the county’s growth. Between 2010 and 2020 the county grew about 6%, so each council member represents about 122,000 constituents — far more than when the body was established by county charter in the 1950s.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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