CHAPTER 135

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 212

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF CLAYTON RELATING TO 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 Section 12.1 of the Charter of the Town of Clayton by making deletions as shown by strikethrough and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

12.1 - Council Election

(a) Members of Council shall be elected as follows: Council members shall be elected by the qualified voters of the Town at large; in odd numbered years election for three (3) Council members shall be held, and in even numbered years election for two (2) Council members shall be held.

(b) All candidates must file a written petition with the Town Clerk at the Town office during normal business hours no later than the second Friday prior to the scheduled election. All candidates must file a Town of Clayton Candidate Registration Form for Town Council and a Kent County Certificate of Intention with the Town Clerk at the Town office during normal business hours no later than 4:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday prior to Election Day. Filing dates shall begin the sixth Tuesday prior to Election Day and shall end the third Tuesday prior to Election Day.

Approved August 30, 2017