Town of Townsend 2021 Notice of Elections

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

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***** Townsend Residents***** 

Notice of Election

The Town of Townsend will be having its Town Council Election on May 1, 2021.  There are three (3) Council seats open, and four (4) candidates have filed to run. 

The Candidates for Council are:

  • Eschalla Clarke
  • Gerald Dove
  • Scott Lobdell
  • Joshua Mertz


All incorporated Town residents are eligible to vote in the Town of Townsend Election if you: 

  • Are a registered voter in the State of Delaware, New Castle County.
  • Are 18 years of age.
  • Are a citizen of the United States.
  • Are a resident within the Incorporated Town limits for a minimum of 30 days prior to elections and own or rent property in the incorporated Town limits.

Register to vote online at

You must be registered to vote by April 17th, 2021.

Polls are open at the Town Hall, 141 Main Street on Saturday, May 1, 2021, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.  You must have proof of residency and photo ID to vote. 

Absentee ballots are available upon request by contacting Town Hall at 302-378-8082 or  Or, please complete and return and  Absentee Ballot Application- Town of Townsend, which can be found here and return to Town Hall via email at, mail, or to the Town’s drop-box.