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The City of Rehoboth Beach Annual Municipal Election

CITY OF REHOBOTH BEACH MUNICIPAL ELECTION - SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2020

Annual Municipal Elections for the City of Rehoboth Beach are held on the second Saturday in August from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Convention Center located in the Municipal Building at 229 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. 

At such annual election, every natural person, male or female, who shall have attained the age of Eighteen (18) years and who shall be a resident, freeholder or leaseholder, and who is registered on the Books of Registered Voters of the City of Rehoboth Beach shall have one (1) vote. If you would like to review the election provisions of the City’s Charter, you may do so by going to the City’s website, cityofrehoboth.com. The Delaware State Code provisions relating to municipal elections may be reviewed by going to the State’s online code, charters.delaware.gov/rehobothbeach.shtml.

Voter Registration

If you meet any of the above qualifications and are eligible to vote in annual elections, you must appear in person at City Hall to complete a voter registration card. City Hall is closed to the public due to COVID-19 through May 15. During this time, this process is being put on hold. Once City Hall is back open, voter registration will resume. Please bring your driver’s license or a photo ID with you. The voter registration deadline is the close of business on Thursday, July 9, 2020. 

Petition to Run for Office

The deadline to file a petition to run for office is on or before 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020. 

Absentee Ballots

Request for an absentee ballot form may be mailed to voters requesting them or by calling 302-227-6181 ext. 108 or voters may visit  PDF icon REQUEST FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT to download the form. The request form for an absentee ballot must be filed no later than noon on Friday, August 7, 2020.

Absentee ballots will be available on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Ballots will be mailed to everyone who has a request for an absentee ballot form on file. The deadline for the City to mail ballots is August 4, 2020. Completed ballots must be received in person or by mail before the polls close on the day of the election. Please return ballots to the City of Rehoboth Beach, 229 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971.

Questions

For questions or other information regarding the annual election, please call 302-227-6181, ext. 108. Thank you for your interest in the City of Rehoboth Beach annual elections.