2019 Delaware Code
Title 29 - State Government
Chapter 8. Composition of and Reapportionment of the General Assembly
Subchapter I General Provisions
§ 804 Determining district boundaries; criteria.

Universal Citation: 29 DE Code § 804 (2019)

In determining the boundaries of the several representative and senatorial districts within the State, the General Assembly shall use the following criteria. Each district shall, insofar as is possible:

(1) Be formed of contiguous territory;

(2) Be nearly equal in population;

(3) Be bounded by major roads, streams or other natural boundaries; and

(4) Not be created so as to unduly favor any person or political party.

29 Del. C. 1953, § 606; 54 Del. Laws, c. 360; 56 Del. Laws, c. 243; 63 Del. Laws, c. 183, § 1; 68 Del. Laws, c. 188, § 1; 73 Del. Laws, c. 243, § 1.

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