CHAPTER 164 - GEORGETOWN

AN ACT TO AMEND "AN ACT TO REINCORPORATE THE TOWN OF GEORGETOWN," BEING CHAPTER 238, VOLUME 26, LAWS OF DELAWARE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That section 2 of said Act be and the same hereby is amended by striking out the word "male" in the first line of the second paragraph of said Section 2 of said Act.

That said Section 2 of said Act be and the same hereby is further amended by adding the following paragraph at the end of said Section 2:

"At the town election in said town of Georgetown no person shall be voted for Alderman, Commissioner, Assessor, Collector, Treasurer or Auditor whose name has not been filed with the Secretary of the Council of the town of Georgetown at least ten days before the date of holding said election. Any person desiring to be a candidate for any of said offices shall file his name designating the office for which he is a candidate with the Secretary of the Council at least ten days prior to the date of said election, and the said Town Council shall cause to be published in a newspaper published in said Town of Georgetown at least one week before said election a list of all the names nominated for any office to be voted for at said annual election, designating the office for which the several candidates have filed; and the said Town Council of Georgetown shall supply a sufficient number of ballots at said election on which shall be printed the names of all the candidates who have filed for any office to be voted for, in accordance with the provisions hereof. And the voter shall mark out the names of all candidates for whom he or she does not wish to vote. No vote shall be counted which may be cast for any of said officers whose name has not been regularly filed and printed upon the ballot prepared by the Council. Any voter may, however, prepare his or her own ballot, provided that such ballot shall contain only the names of candidates which have been filed with the Town Council, in accordance with these provisions."

Approved February 14, 1935.