Nominations being accepted for Selbyville Town Council

Date Published: 
December 16, 2016

With the Selbyville Town Council election on the horizon, candidates may now throw their hats in the ring.

The polls are scheduled to open Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Three positions are up for election, currently held by Mayor Clifton C. Murray, G. Frank Smith III and Clarence W. “Bud” Tingle Jr.

Each position carries a two-year term.

Anyone wishing to file as a candidate for the election must file a written Notice of Candidacy in the Town Hall by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Forms are available at Town Hall.

Town council candidates must be at least 21; a U.S. citizen; and a bona fide resident of the municipality of Selbyville at least one year before election day.

Voter registration is also available at Town Hall. (Municipal registration is separate from state or federal voter registration.) Qualified voters must be at least 18; a U.S. citizen; and a bona fide resident of the municipality of Selbyville. The voter registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.