Chestertown Elections

NOTICE OF WARDS TWO AND FOUR ELECTION

ELECTION DATE: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
VOTER REGISTRATION: Voters must be registered with the Kent County Board of Election Supervisors on or before Friday, October 2, 2015 (click here for voter registration form)
POLLING PLACE: Chestertown Volunteer Fire Department, 211 Maple Avenue. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
ABSENTEE BALLOT INFO: Forms and information regarding absentee ballots may be obtained by contacting the Town Office, 118 N. Cross Street at 410-778-0500 or email Jen Mulligan at jen.chestertown@verizon.net (click here for a PDF of instructions)
SAMPLE BALLOT ( click for PDF)

NOTICE TO CANDIDATES

On Tuesday, November 3, 2015, the Town of Chestertown will hold an election to elect Councilmembers from the 2nd and 4th Wards. Any person desiring to have his or her name placed on the official ballot must file a Petition of Candidacy with the Chestertown Supervisors of Elections at the Town Office, 118 N. Cross Street, Chestertown, Maryland, meeting the requirements as described in the Charter for the Town of Chestertown. Petition forms and information may be obtained in the Town Office. Petitions must be filed at the Town Office no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 2, 2015.

By Authority of Board of Supervisors of Elections
Don Cantor, Chair

CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR CANDIDACY

Any person desiring to have his/her name placed upon the official ballot at the time of election for Mayor or Councilmember, shall at least thirty (30) days prior to the election file with the Supervisors of Election, a petition setting forth his/her name, residence, age, the length of time he/she has lived in the town, the office which he/she seeks, and such petition shall be signed by at least twenty (20) qualified voters, and in case of a candidate for Councilmember, the voters signing the said petition shall reside within the limits of the ward for which he/she is a candidate.

The Mayor of said town shall be a legal voter of said town at the time of his/her election, not less than twenty-one (21) years of age, a citizen of the United States, and shall have been a resident within the limits of said town at the time of his/her election, and shall have been a resident of said town for not less than two (2) years next previous to the date of the election.

The Councilmembers of said town shall be legal voters of said town at the time of their election, not less than twenty-one (21) years of age, a citizen of the United States, and shall have been a resident within the limits of said town for not less than one (1) year next previous to the date of their election. Each of said Councilmembers shall dwell for not less than thirty (30) days prior to the date of his election in the ward which he/she is elected to represent.

The Board of Supervisors of Elections for Chestertown, Maryland, by authority of the Municipal Corporation Charter for Chestertown, Maryland, gives notice that an election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 for the purpose of electing Councilmembers in the Second and Fourth Wards. All registered voters in the Second Ward will be eligible to vote for the Councilmember candidates in the Second Ward. All voters in the Fourth Ward will be eligible to vote for the Councilmember candidates in the Fourth Ward. Forms and information regarding absentee ballots may be obtained by contacting the Town Office, 118 N. Cross Street at 410-778-0500. Information concerning Ward boundaries can be found by clicking here  or by calling the Town Office. Absentee ballots must be requested in writing no later than 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, 2015. The polling place will be at the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Department, 211 Maple Avenue. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

NOTICE OF VOTER REGISTRATION – TOWN OF CHESTERTOWN

All residents residing in the 2nd and 4th Wards of the Town of Chestertown who will vote in the Town election of Tuesday, November 3, 2015 must be registered with the Kent County Board of Election Supervisors on or before Friday, October 2, 2015. All Town of Chestertown residents currently registered with the County are automatically registered to vote in Town elections. The Kent County Board of Election Supervisors is located at 135 Dixon Drive and is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, except holidays. Forms and information regarding mail-in registration may be obtained from the Kent County Board of Election Supervisors, 410-778-0038

By Order of Board of Supervisors of Elections of the Town of Chestertown
Don Cantor, Chair

 

Town of Chestertown

 

 

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Kent County Board of Elections Office
135 Dixon Drive
Chestertown, MD 21620
Ph: 410-778-0038
Fax: 410 - 778-0265
e-mail: elections@kentgov.org

Visit the Kent County Board of Elections website by clicking here.


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