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Notice of Solicitation of Candidates

Notice of Solicitation of Candidates

The Town of Georgeotwn will hold its

Annual Municipal Election

Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM

 

Mayor

Town Council Person for the Third Ward

Town Council Person for the Fourth Ward

Will be considered during this election.

Any qualified cadidate interested in filing for these offices may do so at the Town Hall.

The filing deadline is Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

 

Guidelines for Candidates:

1. The Mayor shall be twenty-one (21) years of age, a citizen of the United States, the State of Delaware, and a bona fide resident of the Town of Georgetown.

2. The Town Councilperson from the Third Ward shall be twenty-one (21) years of age, a citizen of the United States, the State of Delaware, a bona fide resient of the Town of Georgetown, and a bona fide resident of the Third Ward.

3. The Town Councilperson from the Fourth Ward shall be twenty-one (21) years of age, a citizen of the United States, the State of Delaware, a bona fide resident of the Town of Georgetown, and a bona fide resident of the Fourth Ward.

 

Terms of Office:

Town Council terms of office shall be for a period of two (2) years.

Voter Registration:

Register to vote before April 9, 2020 with the Sussex County Department of Elections:

119 North Race Street, Georgetown, DE 19947 (302) 856-5367

 

Absentee Voting

Any registered voter of the Town of Georgetown, who wishes to vote by absentee voting, may do so by obtaining an "Affidavit for Absentee Voting" at the Town Administrative Offices. Absentee ballots will be available Monday, April 20, 2020. Absentee ballots can either be picked up at the Town Adminstrative Offices or mailed. The deadline for voting by absentee ballot in person is Friday, May 8, 2020 at 12:00pm.