CHAPTER 128 - CREATION OF NEW ELECTION DISTRICT IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 60 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO THE SEVERAL 'ELECTION DISTRICTS OF THE TENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY, AND CREATING A NEW ELECTION DISTRICT BY DIVIDING THE SIXTH ELECTION DISTRICT OF THE TENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 60 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing paragraph N. C. 31 of 1826. Sec. 17 of the said Chapter 60, and by inserting in lieu thereof the following new paragraphs, to-wit:

N. C. 31. The Sixth Election District of the Tenth Representative District is all that portion of New Castle Hundred bounded by a line beginning at a point on the Delaware River, at the dividing line between the City of New Castle and New Castle Hundred; thence with the said dividing line to the center of the public road leading from New Castle to Wilmington; thence by the center line of the said public road to the point of its intersection with a road known as Leander's Avenue; thence Westerly by the center line of the said Avenue three hundred yards to a point; thence North-Northeasterly, by a line parallel with and three hundred yards Westerly from said public road leading from New Castle to Wilmington, to a point in the center line of Garasche's Lane; thence Easterly by the center line of the said Garasche's Lane to the said public road leading from New Castle to Wilmington; thence Southerly by the said public road to the boundary line of New Castle Hundred at Eden Park, City of Wilmington; thence by the said boundary line of New Castle Hundred to the Delaware River; and thence by the said River to the place of beginning.

All persons entitled to vote in the said Sixth Election District shall vote at Rose Hill School House.

N. C. 31A. The Seventh Election District of the Tenth Representative District is all that portion of New Castle Hundred bounded by a line beginning at a point in the center of a road known as Leander's Avenue at a point three hundred yards Westerly from the center of the public road leading from New Castle to Wilmington; thence Westerly along the center of the said road or avenue to its intersection with the center of the duPont Boulevard leading from Farnhurst to Wilmington; thence with the center of the said duPont Boulevard to the point of its intersection with the road known as McFarlin's Lane; thence with the center of the said Lane to the Christiana River; thence with the center of the said river to a point where the said River reaches the boundary line of New Castle Hundred; thence Easterly with the said boundary line of said New Castle Hundred to a point three hundred yards Westerly from the said public road leading from New Castle to Wilmington; and thence South-Southwesterly, by a line parallel with and three hundred yards Westerly from the said public road leading from New Castle to Wilmington, to the place of beginning.

All persons entitled to vote in the said Seventh Election District shall vote at Minquadale School House.

The person who was elected to the office of Inspector of Election for the Sixth Election District of the Tenth Representative District in New Castle County, at the General Election held in the year 1936, shall be the Inspector of Election in the Sixth Election District created by this Act, at the General Election in the year 1938, if a resident of the said District; otherwise the Governor shall appoint a qualified voter of the said Election District to hold said office until a successor is elected and qualified.

Approved May 18, 1937.