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Delaware Code Title 9. Counties § 713. Form of ballot

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The question for establishment of a park district and for election of park commissioners shall be presented in the following form:

(1) The question shall be stated as follows:

(Insert name of district) Park District

In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 7, Title 9, of the Delaware Code a petition has been filed to submit to the voters of the proposed (insert name of district) Park District the following question,

“Shall the (insert name of district) Park District be established?”

․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․ For

․․․․․․․․․․․․․․․ Against

(2) The park commissioners shall be voted upon as follows:

a. 1. If the territory of the proposed park district includes no more than 1 hundred or more than 7 hundreds then all commissioners shall be voted upon at large and the 7 candidates with the greatest number of votes shall be declared elected.

2. If the proposed park district includes part or all of the territory of 2 hundreds but no more than 2, then 3 of the commissioners shall be elected from among nominees from each hundred and 1 shall be elected from among nominees for commissioner-at-large.

3. If the proposed park district includes territory of 3 hundreds then 2 commissioners shall be elected from each hundred and 1 at large.

4. If the district includes territory of 4, 5, 6, or 7 hundreds, then 1 commissioner shall be elected from each hundred and the remainder, if any, 3, 2, 1, or none, respectively, shall be elected at large.

b. All voters may vote for 7 candidates, whether or not the voter is a resident of the hundred or hundreds from which the candidates have been nominated but a voter may vote for only as many candidates from each hundred or at large as there are commissioners to be elected from each hundred or at large. Where 1, 2, or 3 commissioners are to be elected from nominees from a particular hundred or at large, then the person or 2 or 3 persons respectively with the highest number of votes from among the nominees from that hundred or at large shall be declared elected.

c. The voting for commissioners shall be set up about as follows:

For Park Commissioner(s) From (insert name) Hundred

Vote for (insert number)

______________________________

(Here insert names of nominees if any, in the order

______________________________

in which the nominating petitions are received. No

______________________________

party symbols, slogans or other identification may

______________________________

be used.)

(Provide 5 additional blank lines for voters to write in names if desired.)

For Park Commissioner(s)-At-Large

Vote for (insert number)

______________________________

(Here insert names of nominees, if any, in the order

______________________________

in which the nominating petitions are received. No

______________________________

party symbols, slogans, or other identification may

______________________________

be used.)

(Provide 5 additional blank lines for voters to write in names if desired.)

(3) Said ballot shall be authenticated by facsimile signature of the clerk of the county government or clerk of the peace upon the reverse side thereof.

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