Sections
§ 5701 Superior Court as board of canvass; convening and composition of Court 15
§ 5702 Duties of Court 15
§ 5703 Vote required for election 15
§ 5704 Votes for President and Vice-President as votes for their electors 15
§ 5705 Certificates of the results of the election; number required 15
§ 5706 Form of certificates 15
§ 5707 Enclosing certificates in envelopes 15
§ 5708 Tie vote; certificate 15
§ 5709 Disposition of certificates by the Court 15
§ 5710 Certification and proclamation by Governor of results of election of state officers 15
§ 5711 Electors for President and Vice President; announcements and certifications of election 15
§ 5711 v2 Electors for President and Vice President; announcements and certifications of election 15
§ 5712 Representative in the Congress of the United States; announcement and certification of election 15
§ 5713 United States Senator; announcement and certification of election; form 15
§ 5714 Costs 15
§ 5715 State senatorial or representative districts 15

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 15 > Chapter 57

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Ballot: means those portions of cardboard, paper or other material to be placed within the ballot frames of a voting machine or to be used for absentee voting in order to list the names of the offices to be voted for, the name of each candidate and the designation of the party by which the candidate is nominated, a space for the voter to write in the name of any candidate of that voter's choice for any office, and the statement of any question submitted with provision for a "yes" or "no" vote. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Board: means that body of individuals appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate to serve or who otherwise serve as the State Board of Elections in accordance with Chapter 2 of this title, and are, as such, vested with the responsibility and power to see to the administration of the election laws of this State as more particularly defined in this title. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Clerk: means clerk of election. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Commissioner: means the State Election Commissioner. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Department: means the State Department of Elections, consisting of the State Board of Elections and such staff as the Board shall appoint under this title, but shall not include the State Election Commissioner. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Election officers: means the inspector of election, the 2 judges of election and the clerks of election who are appointed for each election district under § 4701 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Infancy: means an age of less than 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Judge: means judge of elections. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • political party: means any political organization which elects a state committee and officers of a state committee, by a state convention composed of delegates elected from each representative district in which the party has registered members, and which nominates candidates for electors of President and Vice-President, or nominates candidates for offices to be decided at the general election. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Question: means any proposition or other question to be submitted to the voters. See Delaware Code Title 15 Sec. 101
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • State Board: consists of 9 members who are citizens of this State and appointed as follows:

    (1) The Governor shall appoint, with Senate confirmation, 7 voting members. See Delaware Code Title 14 Sec. 104

  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.