No executive, official or employee of the Department shall participate in any form of political activity other than as may be appropriate to the exercise of the individual’s civil rights, duties and privileges or in any manner use the executive’s, official’s or employee’s official position as an executive official or employee of the Department for any political purpose.

Any executive official or employee of the Department who violates the provisions of this section shall be subject to discharge or such other disciplinary measures as may be provided by the rules and regulations of the Department.

Code 1935, § 1112A; 42 Del. Laws, c. 97, § 2; 31 Del. C. 1953, § 110; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;