2014 Delaware Code
Title 15 - Elections
CHAPTER 49. CONDUCT OF ELECTION
Subchapter I Procedure Prior to Opening Polls
§ 4904. Oath at polling place before opening an election


2 DE Code § 4904 (2014 through 146th Gen Ass) What's This?

Before opening the election, the inspector, judges, clerks and any other appointed election officers shall subscribe to the following oath:

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that in the election to be held on the ________ day of ____________ A. D. ________ I will not knowingly or willfully receive or consent to the receiving of the vote of any alien, and also that I will not receive or consent to the receiving of the vote of any person whom I shall believe not entitled to vote, unless my associates shall adjudge such person to be entitled to vote. That I will not receive or reject, nor concur in receiving or rejecting any vote through partiality or under bias, and that I will determine every matter that shall come before me and perform every act and duty by law required of me, touching the election, truly, faithfully and impartially, according to the best of my skill and judgment; that I will cause the ballots that shall be taken at such election to be fully read and ascertained, and a true statement thereof to be made, according to the best of my knowledge and ability; that I have not received, nor will I receive directly or indirectly from or through any candidate to be voted for at such election, or any other person, any money, pay or other valuable thing or reward; that I have not been promised, or in any manner been led to believe that I will at any time directly or indirectly receive any money, pay or other valuable thing or reward from such candidate or other person other than that provided by law and if I shall discover any partiality, unfairness or corruption in the conduct of the election, I shall disclose the same the Department of Elections that is conducting the election and to the Attorney General to the end that the subject may be investigated, so help me God (or so I solemnly affirm)."

21 Del. Laws, c. 38, §§ 7, 12; Code 1915, §§ 1746, 1751; Code 1935, §§ 1835, 1840; 15 Del. C. 1953, § 4904; 75 Del. Laws, c. 232, § 52.;

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