CHAPTER 117

INSPECTORS OF ELECTIONS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 59, REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO INSPECTORS OF ELECTIONS.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 59 of the Revised Code of Delaware of 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by enacting and adding at the end of said Chapter a new and additional Section, to be styled 1809A. Sec. 5A, as follows:

1809A. Sec. 5A. Inspector Selected by Election Officers; Notice to Department of Elections; New Selection Upon Vacancy:--

The election officers for each Election District, after appointment and having qualified and received their respective certificates of appointment, and not later than the First day of October in each year in which a general election is held, shall organize as a Board by selecting one of their number as the Inspector of Election of said Election District, who shall be the presiding election officer of said Election District, and the other two Election Officers respectively shall be the Judges of Election of said Election District.

Within three days thereafter notice of said action and the names of the Election Officers so selected as the Inspector and the Judges of said Election District shall be transmitted to the Department of Elections of the County of the respective Election Districts.

Whenever from any cause after the selection of the Inspector, as aforesaid, and before the ensuing general election, a vacancy shall occur in said office of Inspector, upon the appointment of another election officer for said election district by the Department of Elections of the county in which said Election District is located, the then Election Officers of said District shall forthwith meet and shall organize as a Board and shall select the Inspector and Judges of said Election District, as hereinbefore provided, and shall give immediate notice thereof to the Department of Elections of the County of said Election District.

Section 2. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed and amended to the extent of such inconsistency.

Approved April 13, 1943.