2015 Election Notice

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Candidate Forms can be found here: https://blades.delaware.gov/elections/

State Certificate of Intention: Mandatory that it be completed online, printed, signed and turned into the town with your town certificate of intention form: http://elections.delaware.gov/elections/municipal.shtml



Candidates wishing to run for the Mayor and (2) council seats that are up for election in Blades must file a letter of intent with the office of the Town Administrator. Forms may be obtained at the Town Hall or on www.blades.delaware.gov. Candidates must file notice by the close of business at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6th, 2015. Candidates filing must have attained the age of twenty five (25) years old; must have been a resident of Blades for six months preceding this election, hold title to real estate, and must be a citizen of the United States of America. All citizens wishing to vote in the April 6th, 2015 election must register at the Blades Town Hall by the close of business at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25th, 2015. All citizens who shall have attained the age of eighteen (18) years on the date of the Annual Election and be a citizen of the United States of America for a period of one (1) year and a citizen of the Town of Blades for a period of six (6) months preceding the date of the Annual Municipal Election shall be eligible to register and hold one (1) vote. All citizens who have not voted in the last two (2) contested elections held by the Town must re-register to vote by the above stated date. A registered voter that is unable to come to the election polls on the day of the election must complete an affidavit prior to receiving an absentee ballot. The completed affidavit must be received in Town Hall by noon on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015. Absentee ballots will be made available for mailing to registered voters, who have completed an affidavit, starting March 6th, 2015 through March 27th, 2015. If the registered voter needs the ballot after March 27th, 2015 they must come to Town Hall and pick up the ballot. All absentee ballots must be received by the Election Board by the close of the election polls at 6:00pm on Monday, April 6th, 2015.

January 20, 2015 Website and Town Board
Faxed to State Department of Elections

January 20, 2015 for posting weeks of February 11th, 18th, and 25th

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