The Town of Dagsboro holds elections on the first Saturday of December, if needed. There will be an election on December 1, 2018.
2018 Notice of Election
The deadline to register to vote in the Municipal Election being held on December 1, 2018, is Friday, November 16th. If your name is on the deed to your property that is within the corporate limits, you do not need to register. If you are not sure, you can contact Town Hall to verify. Please note, if you are NOT a property owner, you must register at Town Hall during regular business hours (8:30-4:30) by November 16th to be eligible to vote. Businesses/Partnerships/Corporations in the corporate limits must have a Certification and Affidavit form (see below) completed and notarized prior to the election and the chosen representative must bring this with them to vote.
Nominations for candidates usually begins towards the end of October and continues through early November. The solicitation notice will be posted here on the website and at the Post Office, Town Hall, Bethel Center, the Bank of Delmarva (in Dagsboro), and the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department.
Qualifications of Candidates: Each member shall be at least 18 years of age; each member shall be a natural person, citizen of the Unisted States and of the State of Delaware and a bona fide resident of the Town of Dagsboro.
Qualifications to Vote:
Resident Individuals: Over the age of 18 and citizens of the Town, State of Delaware, and the United States.
Property Owners: If individuals – must be over age 18; if corporation or association (or other entity) – must provide a certified copy of a resolution of said entity authorizing the person named therein to vote for the entity; if partnership – only one partner may vote for the partnership. Individuals and corporation/partnership/association entities must be citizens of the Town, the State of Delaware, and the United States. If an individual is both a resident and a property owner, he or she shall have only one vote.
Absentee Affidavit Form
2019 Notice of Solicitation
Candidate Filing Form
Candidate Withdrawal Form
Certification and Affidavit for Businesses/Partnerships