1987 Baltimore mayoral election

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Baltimore mayoral election, 1987
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Candidate Kurt Schmoke Samuel A. Culotta
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 102,470 28,359
Percentage 78.32% 21.68%

Mayor before election

Clarence Du Burns
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Kurt Schmoke
Democratic

The 1987 Baltimore mayoral election saw the election of Kurt Schmoke.

Incumbent mayor Clarence Burns was defeated in the Democratic primary.

Nominations[edit]

Primary elections were held September 15.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kurt Schmoke 79,529 50.81%
Democratic Clarence Du Burns (incumbent) 74,070 47.33%
Democratic Charles A. Dugger 1,276 0.82%
Democratic Gene Michaels 986 0.63%
Democratic John G. Grinage 336 0.22%
Democratic Linda B. Robinson 312 0.20%
Total votes 156,509

Republican primary[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Samuel A. Culotta 2,230 41.88%
Republican Roy F. Carraher Jr. 1,117 20.98%
Republican Earl Koger 971 18.24%
Republican Melvin Perkins 534 10.03%
Republican Monroe Cornish 473 8.88%
Total votes 5,325

General election[edit]

The general election was held November 3.[1]

Baltimore mayoral general election, 1987[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kurt Schmoke 102,470 78.32%
Republican Samuel A. Culotta 28,359 21.68%
Total votes 130,829
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "1987 Baltimore City Election". Maryland State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 6, 2019.