General Townsend Elections and Voter Information
Annual municipal elections for the Town Council are held on the first Saturday in May each year. Voting is held at Townsend Town Hall from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Unofficial results are announced following the election.
Three Town Council member seats are up for election on the odd years, and two Town Council member seats are up for election on the even years.
Once the newly elected Council is installed every year, their first task is to vote on which of them will serve as Mayor until the next election.
The Town Council shall have the power to declare no election in the event that only one candidate is available for each election position within the Town. Additional information follows:
Every person who shall have reached the age of eighteen years, who is a citizen of the United States, and who has resided within the town limits for ninety (90) consecutive days immediately preceding the election and/or who has been a legal owner of property within the corporate limits of The Town of Townsend for ninety (90) consecutive days immediately preceding the election shall be entitled to vote at the Annual Municipal Election.
To be eligible to vote in Town elections, any resident or property owner within the corporate limits of the Town of Townsend must be registered to vote in the State of Delaware. If you are not registered to vote you can register online at: ivote.de.gov.
Ways To Vote:
You may vote by either of the following:
In person, at the Town Hall, located at 141 Main Street, Townsend, DE on the date and during the times established and posted by Town Council
By Absentee Ballot, which may be requested by contacting Town Hall at 302-378-8082 or email@example.com. Please ensure that you receive confirmation that your request was received.