CHAPTER 445

FOMERLY SENATE BILL NO. 655

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 57, TITLE 15, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE CANVASS OF VOTE FOR CERTAIN SENATORIAL DISTRICTS BY THE BOARD OF CANVASS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 57, Title 15, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section to read as follows:

§ 5718. State senatorial districts

(a) The Court shall calculate the total votes given for the candidates for Senator to the General Assembly where the Senatorial district is located in two or more counties as follows

(I) For those Senatorial districts in which a majority of the election districts are in New Castle County, the President Judge of Superior Court shall total together the votes cast in each county for each candidate.

(2) For those Senatorial districts in which a majority of the election districts are in Kent County, the Chancellor shall total together the votes cast in each county, for each candidate.

(3) For those Senatorial districts in which a majority of the election districts are in Sussex County, the Resident Associate Judge of Sussex County shall total together the votes cast in each county for each candidate.

(b) The total vote, as ascertained in (a) above shall then be inserted on the certificates of the Court as provided in § 5706 of this Title.

Approved June 20,1972.