AN ACT to amend the act entitled "An act to provide for the Secrecy and Purity of the Ballot," passed at Dover, May 15, 1891, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION I. That the act entitled "An act to provide for the secrecy and purity of the ballot," passed at Dover, May 15, 1891, be and the same is hereby amended as follows: By striking out all of Section 19 of said act, between the word "vote,'' in the fourteenth line, and the word "Any" in the twenty-second line of said section, and inserting in lieu thereof the following words, to wit: " in the manner following, that is to say: if he desires to vote for all the candidates of one party and none other he shall place the stamp anywhere in the square enclosing the device and above the title under which are printed the names of the candidates of such party, the vote shall then be counted for all the candidates under that title; but if the voter does not wish to vote for all the candidates of any one party, he shall as before stamp the square enclosing the device above the title under which are printed the names of the candidates a majority of whom he desires to vote for, and shall erase the names of those candidates under that title for whom he does not wish to vote; and if he desires to vote for other candidates in the place of those whose names have been erased, he shall in that case also stamp the square or squares immediately preceding the name or names of the candidate or candidates under other title or titles for whom he wishes to vote in the place and stead and for the same office and position as those whose names he has erased, the vote shall then be counted for all the candidates whose names have not been erased under that title above which the square enclosing the device is stamped and also for those candidates, if there be any such, under other title or titles the squares preceding whose names have been stamped as before prescribed.
Passed at Dover, May 4, 1893.