CHAPTER 769

AN ACT TO AMEND VOLUME 43, CHAPTER 189, LAWS OF DELAWARE RELATING TO THE CHARTER FOR THE TOWN OF WYOMING.

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

Section 1. Section 3, Volume 43, Chapter 189, Laws of Delaware, is hereby amended by striking the words "and non-delinquent taxables" as the same appear on lines 5 and 6 of said section.

Section 2. Section 3, Volume 43, Chapter 189, Laws of Delaware, is further amended by adding the words "or woman" after the words "married man" as the same appear on line 9 of said section, and the words "or husband" after the words "whose wife" as the same appear on line 10 of said section.

Section 3. Section 3, Volume 43, Chapter 189, Laws of Delaware, is further amended by adding the words "or she" after the words "although he" as the same appear on line 12 of said section and the words "or her" after the word "his" as the same appears on line 13 of said section.

Section 4. Section 3, Volume 43, Chapter 189, Laws of Delaware, is further amended by deleting from said section the last sentence thereof which reads as follows: "No compensation shall be paid to councilmen."

Section 5. Section 5, Volume 43, Chapter 189, Laws of Delaware, is hereby amended by striking the last sentence from "(B)" thereof which sentence begins with the word "Voters" and ends with the word "aforesaid."

Section 6. Section 5, Volume 43, Chapter 189, Laws of Delaware, is hereby amended by striking "(D)" in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

(D) Every qualified citizen of the said Town of the age of twenty-one (21) years or upwards on the day of the election shall have a right to vote. A qualified citizen must have been a resident of the State and County for at least ninety days and of the said Town for at least thirty days. The voter shall not vote for more candidates than are to be elected and shall mark the ballots with an "X" beside the name of each candidate which he or she desires to vote for.

Section 7. Section 5, Volume 43, Chapter 189, Laws of Delaware, is hereby amended by adding thereto a new subsection to be designated as "(G)" and to read as follows:

(G) If there is no contest for the election, the qualified nominees shall be declared duly elected for the full term for which he or she filed, and no election need be held. The Election Board shall accordingly record the result in the Book containing the records of the said election.

Approved July 24, 1970.