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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Solicitation of Candidates for Town of Smyrna Council

Special Election

Town of Smyrna Special Election to be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 to fill the vacant At-Large council seat with a term through April 2019.

Eligibility Requirements for Mayor and Council:

  1. 21 years of age or older.
  2. Resident of the Town of Smyrna for at least 1 year prior to election.
  3. Qualified to vote at Town election, which additionally requires a candidate to:  be a U.S. citizen, never have been adjudged a mentally incompetent person by a court of competent jurisdiction, never have been disenfranchised pursuant to the Delaware Constitution.
  4. Candidates for a representative district council seat must have resided in the district for at least one year.


Procedures for Filing to Run for Office:

Complete the following forms (available at the Town Hall or online):

  1. Candidate Filing Form (Indicate the Term of Office Requested).
  2. Certificate of Intention for School Boards and Offices Paying Under $1000.


Mail Completed Forms to:

Town of Smyrna

P.O. Box 307

Smyrna, DE 19977


Absentee Ballots:

Individuals qualified to vote in elections who are unable to appear in person to cast a ballot because of being in the public or military service of the United States, being unavoidably absent from the town on the day of the election, due to sickness or physical disability, or as otherwise permitted under 15 Del. C. § 7571, may file with the town a written affidavit requesting an absentee ballot no later than 12:00 noon the day before the election. Affidavit forms are available at Town Hall or on the town website.


FILING DEADLINE: 4:30 PM MONDAY JUNE 5, 2017


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