CHAPTER 505

FORMERLY SENATE BILL

NO. 803

AN ACT PERTAINING TO THE DATE OF FILING FOR, AND WITHDRAWING FROM, AND THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY ELECTION FOR CANDIDATES FOR STATE-WIDE AND/OR LOCAL OFFICES WHOSE ELECTION IS TO BE DETERMINED IN NOVEMBER, 1972.

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

Section 1. The provisions of § 3102 (b), Title 15, Delaware Code, notwithstanding, the time for holding the primary election for candidates for state-wide and/or local offices whose election is to be determined in the general election in November, 1972, shall be the 19th day of August, 1972.

Section 2. The provisions of § 3107 (a) (2) (i), Title 15, Delaware Code, notwithstanding, the time for all candidates for county or countywide office, member of the General Assembly and/or municipal office for any municipality which holds its election at the time of the general election, to notify the County Chairman, or his designee in writing, or the City Chairman or his designee in writing, whichever is applicable, of his respective political party of the county in which the candidate resides, whose election is to be determined in the general election in November, 1972, shall be on or before twelve (12) o'clock noon on the 24th day of July, 1972. The notification shall be on forms provided by the State Election Commissioner.

Section 3. The provisions of § 3107 (e), Title 15, Delaware Code, notwithstanding, any candidate who has filed for nomination as required in § 3107 (a) (2) (i), whose election is to be determined in the general election in November, 1972, may withdraw the filing by notifying the same person with whom he filed his candidacy on forms to be provided by the State Election Commissioner. The notice shall be filed before twelve (12) o'clock noon on the 26th day of July, 1972.

Section 4. The provisions of § 3108 (a), Title 15, Delaware Code, notwithstanding, the time when a political party shall notify in writing the Department of Elections of the same political subdivision of their desire to hold a primary election for the year 1972, shall be on or before twelve (12) o'clock noon on the 26th of July, 1972. Such notification shall be by the Chairman or Secretary of the regularly organized and constituted committee of the appropriate political subdivision of said Party.

Approved July 10, 1972.