CHAPTER 123 - DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS FOR NEW CASTLE COUNTY

AN ACT TO FURTHER AMEND CHAPTER 57 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, ENTITLED: "DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS FOR THE CITY OF WILMINGTON", AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 115, VOLUME 42, LAWS OF DELAWARE, IN REFERENCE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS FOR NEW CASTLE COUNTY.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 57 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, entitled; "Department of Elections For The City of Wilmington", as amended by Chapter 115, Volume 42, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of the second paragraph of 1746. Sec. 2, of said Chapter 57, as amended as aforesaid, and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph, as follows;

No person shall be eligible to appointment as a member of the said Department of Elections, who is not a citizen of the United States of America and a resident in the County for which he is appointed, and who has not resided therein for a term of five years next preceding his appointment. It shall be unlawful for any member of the said Department to hold or to be a candidate for any elective office during his membership in the said Department, and until the expiration of six months after he shall have ceased to be a member of the said Department; and it shall be unlawful for the Secretary of the said Department to hold or to be a candidate for any elective office during the time he is holding the office of Secretary of the said Department, and until the expiration of six months after he shall have ceased to be Secretary of the said Department.

Approved May 12, 1941.