Town of Dagsboro Delaware

Town Elections

The Town of Dagsboro will not be holding the town municipal election on Saturday, December 3, 2022.  There were (2) vacant seats and we received only (2) filings for candidacy for those seats.  Incumbents William Chandler and Norwood Truitt will be sworn into office at the December 19, 2022 Town Council meeting.

The Town of Dagsboro holds elections on the first Saturday of December, if needed. There will be an election on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 1-5 p.m. at the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department which is located at 28331 Clayton Street.

Election Notice for terms 2023-2024

The deadline to register to vote in the Municipal Election being held on December 3, 2022, is Monday, November 14, 2022. 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 14, 2022 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: begins on Friday, November 4, 2022 and continues through Monday, November 14, 2022. The solicitation notice will be posted here on the website and at the Post Office, Town Hall, the Bank of Delmarva (in Dagsboro), the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department, and Bodies Dairy Market.

Qualifications of Candidates: Each member shall be at least 18 years of age; each member shall be a natural person, citizen of the United 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 Ballots: Request forms for absentee ballot packages may obtained from Town Hall or website at any time.  Absentee ballot packages will be distributed to those requesting ballots after the candidates have been nominated and determined qualified.  Absentee ballot requests must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2nd, 2022.  Absentee ballots may be received up to closing of the polls on Election Day.

2022 Absentee Ballot

Candidate Filing Form

Candidate Withdrawal Form

Certification and Affidavit of Voters