Rehoboth mayor urges voters to go absentee

June 5, 2020

Are you a resident or homeowner in the City of Rehoboth Beach?  Are you eligible or registered to vote in the city election this year?  This year’s election is Saturday, Aug. 8, and will be held at the Convention Center located at 229 Rehoboth Ave.  Please take the opportunity to access the city website at to see if you may qualify. The voter registration deadline is the close of business Thursday, July 9.  During the current pandemic, City Hall remains closed to the public until further notice. 

If you meet the qualifications and you wish to register to vote, please call City Hall at 302-227-6181, Ext. 159 to speak with election staff officials.  
If you are already registered, please note that absentee ballots will be available Wednesday, June 24. Ballots will be mailed to everyone who has a request for an absentee ballot form on file. Request for an absentee ballot form may be mailed to voters requesting them by calling 302-227-6181, Ext. 159 or voters may visit REQUEST FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT on the city’s website. 

The city is encouraging voters to vote by absentee ballot.  Once you receive an absentee ballot application, please examine the form. Due to the current pandemic and concerns about social distancing protocol, and based upon the governor’s state-of-emergency declaration, if you are unable or choose not to appear at the polling place due to COVID-19, please check “I am sick or physically disabled.” 

Democracy is your privilege. It is time for you, the citizens of Rehoboth Beach, to exercise your privilege. Please take the time to register and to vote.

Paul Kuhns
mayor, City of Rehoboth Beach

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