CHAPTER 123

DELIVERY OF BALLOT BOXES, ETC.

AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 1 OF CHAPTER 60, REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE 1935, RELATING TO GENERAL ELECTIONS, BY THE REPEAL OF 1831, SECTION 22, AND BY SUBSTITUTING IN LIEU THEREOF A NEW SECTION TO BE KNOWN AS 1831, SECTION 22.

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

Section 1. That Article 1 Chapter 60, Revised Code of Delaware 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of 1831, Section 22, and by substituting in lieu thereof a new section to be known as 1831, Section 22. as follows:-

1831. Sec. 22. Department of Elections to Deliver Ballot Boxes; List of Officers; Tape; Sealing Wax; Certificates; Tally Lists; Directions; Blank Forms of Oaths; Outside of Wilmington; Department of Elections, Similar Duties of in Wilmington:--

The Department of Elections of each County shall, after the twenty-third day and before the twenty-seventh day of October in the year of holding the General Election, deliver to the Inspector of each Election District or other officer, authorized by law to hold the election therein (outside of the City of Wilmington) two suitable ballot boxes, With a piece of tape and sealing wax, together with a list of all the officers to be chosen at the then next General Election, written or printed forms of tally lists, of certificates of election in said election district, of the oath or affirmation of the inspector or other person authorized by law to hold the election therein, and persons to be taken as Judges of Election, and also of the clerks who shall be chosen to act at such election, and of the certificate of administering such oaths or affirmations, with printed or written directions as to correcting, completing and signing such oath or affirmation and certificate of administering the same, and shall also deliver to each Inspector or other officer authorized by law to hold the election as aforesaid (outside of the City of Wilmington) a book of blank forms of oaths (or affirmations) provided for in Section 53 of this Chapter.

The Department of Elections for the City of Wilmington shall, in addition to the Registers and things they are now required by law to furnish to the Inspectors of Election in said City, between the twenty-third and twenty-seventh days of October in the year of holding the General Election, deliver to the minority member of the Board of Election Officers of each Election District in the City of Wilmington, two suitable ballot boxes with a piece of tape and sealing wax, together with a list of all the officers to be chosen at the then next General Election, written or printed forms of tally lists, of certificates of Election in said Election District, of the oath or affirmation of the Inspector or other person authorized by law to hold the election therein, and of the persons to be taken as Judges of Election, and also of the Clerks who shall be chosen to act at such election, and of the certificate of administering such oaths or affirmations, with printed or written direction as to correcting, completing and signing such oath or affirmation, and certificate of administering the same, and shall also deliver to such Election Officer a book of blank forms of oaths (or affirmations) provided for in Section 53 of this Chapter.

Approved March 30, 1943.