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Notice of Solicitation of Candidates

The Town of Goergetown 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 War
Will be considered during this election.
Any qualified candidate 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 resident 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 Administrative Offices or mailed. The deadline for voting by absentee ballot in person is Friday, May 8, 2020 at 12:00pm.