TOWN OF SOUTH BETHANY
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
(d) Have been one of the following:
 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
 The spouse of a freeholder whether their name is on the deed or not.
 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.
 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)
and  immediately preceding.
AFFIDAVIT AND ABSENTEE BALLOT
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 www.southbethany.org “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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