File for Candidacy
CITY OF NEWARK
SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES NOTICE
The City of Newark will hold a special municipal election on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. The office for which an election will be held is the office of Council Member for District 2. This election will fill the remainder of the current term for Council Member for District 2, which ends in April 2023.
Any qualified voter of the city who, for a period of at least 15 years next preceding the election has not been convicted of a felony, as that crime is designated by the State of Delaware, and who has resided in District 2 for at least one year next preceding the election, shall be eligible to hold the office of Council Member for District 2. A qualified voter, eligible to hold the office of Council Member, shall mean a person who is a registered voter at the time his/her nominating petition is filed and who resides in the district he/she seeks to represent.
All nominations for city council shall be declared by petition which can be obtained in the City Secretary’s Office, 220 South Main Street, Newark, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Each nominating petition shall be signed by the candidate and, in addition, shall bear the signatures of 10 qualified voters residing in the district from which the candidate seeks election. Petitions with all requisite signatures must be filed with the City Secretary by 5:00 p.m., EDT, on Monday, October 25, 2021 in order to be eligible for candidacy in the November 23, 2021 election.
QUESTIONS should be directed to the City Secretary’s office, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 302-366-7000.
Newark Election Board
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