Municipal Election - City of Newark

Municipal Election - City of Newark

Location

Absentee Voting Encouraged
US
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 7:00am to 8:00pm

Newark, DE election results: Jay Bancroft was elected in the 3rd district and Jason Lawhorn in the 5th district, on July 28, 2020 (after an election delay from April to July due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak)

Request an Absentee Ballot

The city election for Council Districts 3 and 5 is to be held at the following polling places:

    • District 3 - West Park Place Elementary School, 193 W. Park Place
    • District 5 - First Presbyterian Church, Memorial Hall, 292 W. Main Street

However, the City of Newark strongly encourages City residents to vote via absentee ballot for the July 28, 2020 Council elections due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. In early June, absentee ballot affidavits and a cover letter detailing instructions were mailed to every registered voter in Districts 3 and 5 that had not yet returned an absentee affidavit. Voters should return the completed affidavit by Friday, July 17 in order to receive absentee ballots in time for Election Day. All absentee ballots must be returned to the City Secretary’s Office no later than 8:00 p.m. the day of the election.

Candidates for Open Seats

The following candidates have filed for the office of District 3 Council member for a two-year term: 

  • Jay Bancroft, 715 Art Lane, jsb95003 [at] gmail.com
  • Anthony Sinibaldi, 810 Lehigh Road, zippo249 [at] comcast.net

The following candidates have filed for the office of District 5 Council member for a two-year term: 

  • Brian K. Anderson, 309 Meriden Drive, bkadec5 [at] gmail.com
  • Jason Lawhorn, 812 Hilltop Road, lawhornfornewark [at] gmail.com

The following candidates have filed for the office of District 6 Council member for a two-year term: 

  • Gordon Hendry - Withdrawn as of February 10, 2020
  • Travis McDermott, 315 Amoroso Way, travismcd8 [at] gmail.com
Since Travis McDermott is unopposed, he will be declared elected by the Election Board per Section 10-19 of the City Code and he will assume the District 6 Council member position as of the August 6, 2020 Council organizational meeting.

 

More information can be found on the City of Newark Election site.