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Board of Elections
It shall be the duty of members of the Board of Elections, as empowered by 15 Del.C. §7501 et seq. and the ordinances of the City, to perform prescribed duties with fidelity and without favor or electioneering to accomplish the proper conduct of municipal candidate elections within the City of Rehoboth Beach. Any and all aspects of process and procedures with regard to the Board of Elections shall be consistent with the Delaware Freedom of Information Act, 29 Del.C. §10001 et seq. The Board of Elections is authorized by the Charter of the City. Membership is by appointment by the Board of Commissioners.
The Board of Elections shall consist of any odd number of members, but shall not be less than three (3) members. All members of the Board of Elections shall meet the appointment qualifications as specified in 15 Del.C. §7501 et seq. The Board of Elections appointees shall be sworn or affirmed by the Alderman of the City of Rehoboth Beach, the Mayor of the City of Rehoboth Beach or a Justice of the Peace. Confirmation of a member of the Board of Elections shall have that member swear or affirm both orally and in writing the oath specified in 15 Del.C. §7501 et seq.
Term of office is three years.
The Board of Elections meets as necessary prior to and during elections to fulfill their duties.
For more information on this Board, please contact Al Morris at (302) 227-6181.