CHAPTER 391

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 487

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 45 AND CHAPTER 49 OF TITLE 15 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF ELECTION.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend § 4508, Chapter 45, Title 15 of the Delaware Code by deleting said section in its entirety and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

1 4508. Certificates of the vote cast in each election district.

(a) Each department shall print 3 forms of a certificate of the votes cast in each election district in the County. The certificate shall be in the same sequence as is shown on the official ballot. In a presidential year it shall conform to the following design. In a non-presidential year it shall conform as nearly as possible to such design.

County and

Representative District, ss: At the general

election held in the said election district, on the Tuesday next after
the first Monday in November, A.D. nineteen hundred

and the votes stand as follows:

FOR

PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES CANDIDATE

TOTAL VOTES

SENATOR IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES CANDIDATE

TOTAL VOTES

REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS CANDIDATE

TOTAL VOTES

GOVERNOR CANDIDATE

TOTAL VOTES

LT. GOVERNOR CANDIDATE

TOTAL VOTES

ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATE

TOTAL VOTES

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER CANDIDATE

TOTAL VOTES

STATE TREASURER CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

AUDITOR OF ACCOUNTS CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

SENATOR IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

CLERK OF THE PEACE CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

REGISTER OF WILLS CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

RECORDER CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

REGISTER OF CHANCERY CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

COUNTY EXECUTIVE CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

COUNTY COUNCIL (OR LEVY COURT) CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

RECEIVER OF TAXES AND COUNTY TREASURER CANDIDATE

TOTAL VOTES

COUNTY COMPTROLLER CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES
SHERIFF CANDIDATE
TOTAL VOTES

And we further certify that the Clerks of Election were duly sworn or affirmed according to law, and that we were duly sworn or affirmed.

In Testimony, we the Judges of Election for said election district have hereunto set our hand on the day and year aforesaid.

(Signature)'

(b) In the printed forms of certificates, before the same shall be

delivered by the Department of Elections as above directed, the name of the County, the election district, the representative district and the year shall be inserted in the blanks for said purposes in the foregoing form, and the offices to be filled at the election shall be listed in the foregoing order, and the offices not to be filled at the election shall be omitted. The certificate shall include for each candidate on the district ballot the number of votes received as follows: 'Voting machine no. ', 'absentee ballots',

'write-in ballots' and 'totals'. There shall be a space provided to record the number of absentee ballots counted and the number of absentee ballots rejected. The form of the certificates shall be determined by the several county Department of Elections, and shall be uniform throughout the State."

Section 2. Amend § 4978(a), Chapter 49, Title 15 of the Delaware Code by deleting the word "form" as it appears in said subsection and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "Information".

Approved July 13, 1994.