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ELECTION INFORMATION
TOWN ELECTION - MAY 26, 2018

"Affidavit for Absentee Ballot" (Click here to download)

ELECTION NOTICE (CORRECTED 4/24/18)

TOWN OF SOUTH BETHANY

Saturday, May 26, 2018       9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 Town Hall, 402 Evergreen Road, South Bethany, Delaware

Mayor and Council term is two (2) years.

There is one (1) seat open for Mayor.

The candidates for Mayor are:  Timothy Saxton and Patricia Ann Voveris

There are three (3) seats open for Council Members.

The candidates for Council Members are:

Donald J. Boteler, Susan Callaway, Wayne A. Schrader, William T. Shaw

VOTER QUALIFICATIONS

Pursuant to §C-6A (1) of the Town Charter

(1) Any natural person shall be qualified to vote in any annual municipal election, special election or referendum who, on voting day, shall:

(a) Have attained eighteen (18) years of age;

(b) Be a citizen of the United States;

(c) Be registered under the town's voter registration ordinance (if one is in effect); and

(d) Have been one of the following:

 [1] A freeholder in the town, as defined herein, for a period of ninety (90) consecutive days immediately preceding the date of the election. A "freeholder" shall be deemed to include any natural person who holds title of record either in his/her own name or as trustee to a fee simple estate or a life estate in and to real property located within the corporate limits of the town.

[2] The spouse of a freeholder whether their name is on the deed or not.

[3] A resident of the town. A "resident" shall mean any natural person who has been physically residing within the corporate limits of the town for 30 days immediately preceding the date of the election and who is physically residing within the town on the date of the election.

[4] Provided, however, anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, not more than eight (8) persons per property shall be entitled to vote either as a “freeholder” or as the spouse of a “freeholder” under subsection A(1)(d)[1] and [2] immediately preceding.

AFFIDAVIT AND ABSENTEE BALLOT

To receive an Affidavit:

Stop in Town Hall, 402 Evergreen Rd, South Bethany, DE.

Call (302) 539-3653 to request an Affidavit be mailed to you.

Click the "Affidavit for Absentee Ballot" link at the top of this page to download an Affidavit.

After submitting a completed Affidavit to Town Hall, an Absentee Ballot will be handed to you or mailed to you.

Deadline: Absentee ballots can be obtained by filing an Affidavit with the Town no later than 12:00 pm on May 25, 2018. The Absentee Ballot must be filed with the Town no later than 3:00 p.m. on the day of the Election; i.e., MAY 26, 2018. 

Mailed: If requesting an absentee ballot by mail, the affidavit must be received by the Town prior to 12 p.m. on May 22, 2018.  For affidavits received after 12:00 p.m. on May 22, 2018, the individual filing the affidavit will be responsible for picking up the absentee ballot at Town Hall in person.

Clarifies that the residency requirement pursuant to 15 Del. C. sec. 7554(a) is 30 days.


The Election Board and Workers/Alternate were approved at the Town Council meeting on Friday, February 9, 2018.

ELECTION BOARD:

Carolyn Marcello          8 S 9th Street                                             

Sally Baker                  8 N 5th Street

Bonnie Rae                131 Anchorage Drive

WORKERS:

Margaret Oliver          410 Victoria Road               

Pat Spangler             143 Bayshore Drive

Donna Farrow          307 W 1st Street

ALTERNATE WORKER:

Dave Wilson             55 S Anchorage