CHAPTER 3 - PRIMARY ELECTIONS TIME FOR HOLDING

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 58 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE 1935, RELATING TO PRIMARY ELECTIONS.

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

SECTION 1. That Chapter 58 of the Revised Code of Delaware 1935, be and the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing all of the first paragraph of 1780. Sec. 12. thereof and by enacting and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

The time for holding any primary election, except primary elections to nominate candidates for municipal elections, shall be not later than on the last Saturday in August in the year in which such primary election is held, and the time for holding primary elections in the City of Wilmington to nominate candidates to be voted for at a municipal election shall be in the month of May.

SECTION 2. That wherever in the primary election laws of this State, reference is made to the phrase "second Thursday in August", or to the phrase "the registration day in the month of August", or to the phrase "the last registration day in August", said phrases are hereby repealed and stricken out and the phrase "second Wednesday in July" is hereby enacted and inserted in lieu thereof.

Approved March 24, 1944.