Town of Bowers Elections

Town of Bowers Elections Information – 2016
Annual Town of Bowers elections shall be held on the first Saturday in August from 2:00 p.m until  7:00 p.m. unless “where the number of qualified candidates for an office is equal to or less than the number of seats up for election, the Board of Elections shall declare the candidate or candidates elected.”

The Town of Bowers Beach Election, scheduled for August 6, 2016 has been cancelled.  Three Town Council Seats were open and three candidates have completed paperwork to run for office.  The candidates are listed below:

Ada Puzzo – Mayor

Patricia Mabis – Vice-Mayor

Janis LaRochelle – Secretary

Notice of Cancellation of Election – 2016

 Board_of_Elections – 2016

Bowers Election Process Deadlines – 2016

Department of Elections/Kent County – Bowers Beach Municipality Information Website

Municipal Election Guidelines – Municipal Election Filing Requirement – Needs to be completed with 7 days of declaring candidacy.

(New) Certification of Intention:  It can be found here.

Municipal Election Candidate Filing Form

Municipal Candidate Guideline – 2016

Election Publications and Forms


Nominations for Councilman

Nominations of candidates for Councilman or Mayor shall be by petition of the person desiring to be a candidate and filed with the Secretary of the Council on or before 4:30 p. m., prevailing time, on the second Monday preceding the annual Town election. Whenever a petition nominating a person for the office of councilman or Mayor shall have been filed as above prescribed, the name of such person shall be printed on the ballot for the regular Town election as a candidate for the office for which he was nominated, provided he meets the qualifications as prescribed under this Charter. The Council shall judge the qualifications of the candidate so nominated on the second Monday preceding the annual Town election and after 4:30 o’clock p.m. prevailing time of that said day. (58 Del. Laws, c. 352, 2/8/72)

For more information on the Town of Bowers elections procedures and requirements you may read the Town Charter document listed here – Page 2, Section 4

For more on Municipal Elections, go to the State of Delaware Department of Elections website

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