Town of South Bethany - Election Notice




Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Town Hall, 402 Evergreen Road, South Bethany, Delaware

Mayor and Council term is two (2) years.  There is one (1) seat open for Mayor.  The candidates for Mayor are: Timothy Saxton
and Patricia Ann Voveris  There are three (3) seats open for Council Members.

The candidates for Council Members are:

Donald J. Boteler, Susan Callaway, Wayne A. Schrader, William T. Shaw


Pursuant to §C-6A (1) of the Town Charter

(1) Any natural person shall be qualified to vote in any annual municipal

election, special election or referendum who, on voting day, shall:

(a) Have attained eighteen (18) years of age;

(b) Be a citizen of the United States;

(c) Be registered under the town's voter registration ordinance (if one is in

effect); and

(d) Have been one of the following:

[1] A freeholder in the town, as defined herein, for a period of ninety (90)

consecutive days immediately preceding the date of the election. A

"freeholder" shall be deemed to include any natural person who holds title

of record either in his/her own name or as trustee to a fee simple estate or

a life estate in and to real property located within the corporate limits of the


[2] The spouse of a freeholder whether their name is on the deed or not.

[3] A resident of the town. A "resident" shall mean any natural person who

has been physically residing within the corporate limits of the town for at

least nine (9) months, consecutively or nonconsecutively, of the

twelve-month period immediately preceding the date of the election and

who is physically residing within the town on the date of the election.

[4] Provided, however, anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, not

more than eight (8) persons per property shall be entitled to vote either as

a “freeholder” or as the spouse of a “freeholder” under subsection A(1)(d)[1]

and [2] immediately preceding.


To receive an Affidavit:

Stop in Town Hall, 402 Evergreen Rd, South Bethany, DE.

Call (302) 539-3653 to request an Affidavit be mailed to you.

Go to “Election Information Tab” and download an


After submitting a completed Affidavit to Town Hall, an Absentee Ballot will

be handed to you or mailed to you.

 Deadline: Absentee ballots can be obtained by filing an Affidavit with the

Town no later than 12:00 pm on May 25, 2018. The Absentee Ballot must

be filed with the Town no later than 3:00 p.m. on the day of the Election;

i.e., MAY 26, 2018.

 Mailed: If requesting an absentee ballot by mail, the affidavit must be

received by the Town prior to 12 p.m. on May 22, 2018. For affidavits

received after 12:00 p.m. on May 22, 2018, the individual filing the affidavit

will be responsible for picking up the absentee ballot at Town Hall in person.


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