2017 Election Notice

Date Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017


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 3rd, 2017. 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 3rd, 2017 election must register at the Blades Town Hall by the close of business at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017. 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, March 30th, 2017. Absentee ballots will be made available for mailing to registered voters, who have completed an affidavit, starting March 6th, 2017 through March 29th, 2017. If the registered voter needs the ballot after March 29th, 2017 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 3rd, 2017.


Online Candidate Certificate of Intention

Election Page

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