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Notice of Solicitation of Candidates

The Town of Goergetown will hold its
Annual Municipal Election
Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM
Town Council Person for the First Ward
Town Council Person for the Second Ward
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 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
 
Guidelines for Candidates:
  1. The Town Councilperson from the First 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 First Ward.
  2. The Town Councilperson from the Second 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 Second Ward.
 
Terms of Office:
Town Council terms of office shall be for a period of two (2) years.
Voter Registration
Register to vote before May 5, 2021 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 ballot, may do so by obtaining an “Affidavit for Absentee Voting” at the Town Administrative Office. The Affidavit will be available Friday, April 16, 2021. Once the completed Affidavit is received by the Town, an official absentee ballot can either be mailed or picked up at the Town Administrative Office. The deadline for voting by absentee ballot in person is Friday, May 7, 2021 at 12:00pm.