Town of Dagsboro - Solicitation of Candidates


Two (2) Seats
Two (2) Year Terms 2017 & 2018

Nominations for candidates: May be filed on forms available at the Town Hall or our website: , beginning Friday, October 21, 2016 and returned to and received by Town Hall no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2016.

Qualifications of candidates: Each member shall be at least 18 years of age; each member shall be a natural person, citizen of the United States and of the State of Delaware and a bona fide resident of the Town of Dagsboro.

Qualifications to vote: Resident individuals: over the age of 18 and citizens of the Town, State of Delaware and the United States. Property owners: if individuals, must be over age 18; if corporation or association (other entity), must provide a certified copy of a resolution of said entity authorizing the person named therein to vote for the entity; if a partnership, only one partner may vote for the partnership. Individuals and corporation/partnership/association entities must be citizens of the Town, the State of Delaware and the United States. If an individual is both a resident and a property owner, he or she shall have only one vote.

Registration to vote: Registration closes on Friday, November 18, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. to vote in the 2016 Municipal Election. If you are a resident but not a property owner, you may already be registered and may confirm your registration by coming to Town Hall. If you are not registered, you must be prepared to provide your name, signature, address, birthdate, social security number, and date you became a resident of the Town of Dagsboro and State of Delaware. If you are a property owner but are not on the assessment list of the Town, you must register by providing a copy of your recorded deed with the Town and such other information as determined necessary for registration.

Absentee ballots: Request forms for absentee ballot packages may be obtained from the Town Hall or website at any time. Absentee ballot packages will be distributed to those requesting ballots after the candidates have been nominated and determined to be qualified. Absentee ballot requests must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016. Absentee Ballots may be received up to Closing of the Polls on Election Day.