CHAPTER 454

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 618

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AND HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 75, PART V, TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend §7502, Chapter 75, Part V, Title 15 of the Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety, and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§7502. Conduct of Elections When There Is Only One Candidate

In any town or municipal election where there is only one official candidate for each office, if none of the official candidates has a formal opponent on the day of election, the official candidates may assume office without the holding of a formal election."

Approved July 23, 1982.