CHAPTER 97

LAUREL

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF LAUREL AS ESTABLISHED BY CHAPTER 164, VOLUME 29, LAWS OF DELAWARE, IN REFERENCE TO THE MANNER OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the Members elected. to each branch thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. That Section 60 of Chapter 164, Volume 29, Laws of Delaware, be amended by striking out all of said Section, and by substituting the following:

Section 60. The manner of nominating candidates shall be as follows: Every aspirant for the office of Mayor or someone on his behalf, shall, at least ten days before the day of election, file with the Town Clerk, nomination papers for said office in writing, signed by at least thirty of the qualified voters of said Town and no signature shall be counted if it shall be upon the nomination papers of more than one candidate for said office, and if it appears more than once on the same paper it shall be counted but once; and in like manner every aspirant for office of Council or someone on his behalf, shall at least ten days before the day of election, file with the Town Clerk nomination papers for said office, signed by at least fifteen of the qualified voters of the Ward from which he is nominated; or if the nomination be for councilman-at-large, signed by twenty of the said qualified voters of the said Town.

Approved May 11, 1951.