CHAPTER 158

SEAFORD

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 184, VOLUME 43, LAWS OF DELAWARE, ENTITLED "AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF 'THE TOWN OF SEAFORD' TO 'THE CITY OF SEAFORD' AND ESTABLISHING A CHARTER THEREFOR", BY SHORTENING THE HOURS THAT THE POLLS MUST BE KEPT OPEN AT THE ANNUAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION IF THERE IS NO CONTEST.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the Members elected to each House concurring therein):

Section 1. That Section 5, sub-section A, Chapter 184, Volume 43, Laws of Delaware, as amended by Chapter 171, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, be, and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and deleting the said sub-section and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:

The annual municipal election shall be held on the first Monday in the month of March of each and every year. The polls shall be opened at 12:00 o'clock noon and shall close at 6:00 o'clock P. M., unless there be no contest, in which event the polls shall be opened at 12:00 o'clock noon and shall close at 1:00 o'clock P. M., and shall be held at the City Office in the City of Seaford, or such other places as may be designated by the City Council, due notice of which shall be given by posting notices thereof in five public places within the limits of the City of Seaford not less than ten (10) days before the day of the annual election.

Approved June 17, 1957.