CHAPTER 116

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS FOR THE CITY OF WILMINGTON

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 57 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS FOR THE CITY OF WILMINGTON AND ITS DUTIES CONCERNING PLACES OF REGISTRATION AND ELECTION.

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

Section 1. That 1759. Sec. 15 of Chapter 57 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the said 1759. Sec. 15 of said Chapter 57 and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

1759. Sec. 15. Places of Registry and Election; Designated; Marked; Furnished; Places Excluded:--The said Department of Elections shall designate and appoint a polling place and a place of registry, in each election district in the City of Wilmington and at the places so designated and appointed all elections, excepting Primary elections, shall be held and the work of registration performed. The said Department shall furnish for each of such places of registry, and places of election a white muslin flag, preferably staffed, of suitable size for the lettering thereon in four-inch black letters, the following words:

REGISTRATION AND POLLING PLACE

Election District

Representative District

At every election, including Primary Election, during the time the aforesaid places are to be open in accordance with the law, the white flag heretofore provided for shall be displayed at or near the entrance to such place of registry and election so as to be readily

seen. The said Department shall also hire all such places, except for primary elections, and cause the same to be fitted up, heated, lighted, and cleaned; such place shall be in the most public, orderly and convenient portion of the district; no building or part of a building shall be designated or used as a place of registration or polling place in which, or in any part of which, spirituous or intoxicating liquor is or has been sold within sixty days next preceding the time of using the same.

Section 2. All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of the inconsistency only.

Approved April 28, 1939.