Biennial Elections Solicitation Notice

Notice of Solicitation for Candidates in

the Town of Elsmere’s 2021 Biennial Municipal Election to be held on

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Anyone wishing to be considered as a candidate for the position of Mayor or Councilperson must file as a candidate for election on forms provided by the Town by no later than 7:00PM on Monday, February 1, 2021.

The forms required for registration as well as the qualifications for each position, are available at the Elsmere Town Hall located at # 11 Poplar Avenue, Elsmere, Delaware 19805.

The offices up for election and terms for those offices are as follows;

Mayor

(A two-year term)

1st District Council                   2nd District Council                3rd District Council

      (A two-year term)                                    (A two-year term)                                        (A two-year term)

4th District Council                   5th District Council                6th District Council

     (A two-year term)                                      (A two-year term)                                      (A two-year term)

Candidate qualifications for the office of Mayor and Council are as follows:

All Candidates must be a qualified elector of the Town of Elsmere, at least 21 years of age (Thirty (30) years of age in the case of the Mayor) and have lived in the Town of Elsmere for at least one (1) year (Three (3) years in the case of the Mayor) prior to April 24, 2021, is eligible to file as a candidate for the office of Mayor or Councilperson; provided that any person elected to the office Council must, at the time of his or her election reside in the district from which elected. Candidates may only file for one office.

All Candidates filing for office must file a certificate of intention, or a statement of organization, establishing a campaign committee with the State Election Commissioner no later than seven days after declaring their candidacy.

The forms required for registration, as well as the qualifications for each position, are available at the Elsmere Town Hall located at #11 Poplar Avenue Elsmere, Delaware 19805.

At the time of filing a fee of $72.00 for the office of Mayor and $60.00 for the office of Councilperson must be paid.

The normal operating hours of the Town Hall are 8:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday except holidays and will be open on February 1, 2021 until 7:00 PM.

Mayor Filing Packet

Councilmember Filing Packet



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