CHAPTER 121

GENERAL ELECTIONS

DIVISION OF THE FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT OF SUSSEX

COUNTY INTO TWO DISTRICTS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 60 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATIVE TO GENERAL ELECTIONS BY DIVIDING THE FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT OF SUSSEX COUNTY INTO THE FIRST ELECTION DISTRICT OF THE FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT AND THE SECOND ELECTION DISTRICT OF THE FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT AND DEFINING THE BOUNDARIES THEREOF.

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 striking out paragraph S. 10 of 1826. Sec. 17 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935 and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph to be known as S. 10, 1826. Sec. 17 as follows :

S. 10. The First Election District of the Fourth Representative District shall embrace all of that portion of Broad Creek Hundred bounded by a line beginning at a point at the intersection of a line through the center of Woodland Ferry Slip and a line through the center of the Nanticoke River; thence in a southerly direction by and with the center of the Nanticoke River to its intersection with Broad Creek ; thence by and with the center of Broad Creek in an easterly direction to Laurel Pond ; thence by and with the center of Laurel Pond, James Branch, Hitch Pond, Trapp Pond and a branch running near Bethesda Methodist Church to a point in the center of the slag road leading from Whitesville to Georgetown, and there intersecting the boundary line of the Sixth Representative District of Sussex County; thence with the boundary line of the Sixth Representative District of Sussex County and the boundary line of the Third Representative District in a northwesterly direction to a point where the center of the Laurel-Georgetown Highway intersects with the center of the Highway leading from Concord to Millsboro; thence in a southwesterly direction by and with the center of said Laurel-Georgetown Highway to the intersection of a Public Road leading from what was formerly Taylor's Mill to Broad Creek, near the residence of David T. Boyce; thence with the center of said road leading from Taylor's Mill to Broad Creek in a westerly direction to the intersection of the center of said road with the center of U. S. Highway No. 13 at Broad Creek; thence with the center of the concrete road leading from Broad Creek to Bethel in a southerly direction to the center of a slag road leading from Laurel to Woodland; thence in a southerly direction by and with the center of the aforesaid slag road to the place of beginning.

All persons entitled to vote in the First Election District of the Fourth Representative District shall vote at or near the Laurel Armory in the Town of Laurel.

The Second Election District of the Fourth Representative District shall embrace all of that portion of Broad Creek Hundred bounded by a line beginning at a point at the intersection of a line through the center of Woodland Ferry Slip and a line through the center of the Nanticoke River; thence in an easterly direction with the center of the slag road leading from Woodland Ferry to the intersection of said slag road with the concrete highway leading from Bethel to Broad Creek; thence with the center of said concrete highway leading from Bethel to Broad Creek in an easterly direction to the intersection of U. S. Highway Route #13; thence across said U. S. Highway Route 1;13 in an easterly direction following the center of the public road, leading from Broad Creek to Taylor's Mill until said public road, leading from Broad Creek to Taylor's Mill, intersects with the concrete highway leading from Laurel to Georgetown; thence in a northerly direction by and with the center of said Laurel-Georgetown concrete highway to the boundary line between this Election District and the Third Representative District; thence by and with the boundary line of the Third Representative District in a westerly direction to the center of the dam at Concord; thence from the center of the darn by and with the center of the Nanticoke River in a southwesterly and southeasterly direction to the place of beginning.

All persons entitled to vote in the Second Election District of the Fourth Representative District shall vote at the fire hall in the Town of Blades.

Approved March 30, 1943.