Election Board Members

About the Board

AUTHORITY: Section 1002.2, Newark City Charter; Chapter 10, Sec. 10-2, City Code.

MEMBERSHIP: Seven members.

APPOINTMENT: Appointed by Council, with one member being appointed from each of the six
districts and one at-large.

TERM: Three-year terms.

PAY: $180 for each registration and Election Day.

RESTRAINTS: Each member shall be a citizen of the United States and shall have resided
within the geographical boundaries of the City for one year next preceding his
appointment. Mayor and Members of Council shall not be eligible for
appointment to the Board.

RE­QUIREMENTS: Certification of the results of the election to each person elected and to the

FUNCTIONS: Conducts all elections and referendums.

Has full power and authority to make and adopt rules to carry out the purposes
of the Code, the Charter, and the Constitution and laws of the State of

Shall establish guidelines which shall enumerate the duties of the Board and
election officials and the procedures for implementing them.

Any member of the Election Board shall be deemed qualified to administer
oaths as required by the provisions of the Code regarding absentee
registration and absentee voting.

MEETINGS: The Board shall meet annually by the last Saturday in January and organize by
electing one of its members president.

Election Board - Membership (Three-year term)

  • Sydney Goldberg
    113 Panorama Drive
    Newark, DE 19711
    Term Expires: January 15, 2019 Phone: 366-8771 (H)
  • Gordon Hendry
    8 Hayden Way
    Newark, DE 19711
    District 6
    Term Expires: January 15, 2016 Phone: 456-1656 (H)
  • Roberta Sullivan
    228 Orchard Road
    Newark, DE 19711
    District 4
    Term Expires: January 15, 2020
  • Vacant
    District 1
    Term Expires: January 15, 2018
  • Laura Meredith
    50 Fremont Road
    Newark, DE 19711
    District 5
    Term Expires: January 15, 2020 Phone: 738-5054 (H)
  • Dean Moore
    44 Hawthorne Avenue
    Newark, DE 19711
    District 2
    Term Expires: January 15, 2018 Phone: 368-1552 (H)
  • Edward H. Wirth
    427 Arbour Dr.
    Newark, DE 19711
    District 3
    Term expires: January 15, 2019 Phone: 368-4332 (H)
For further information, please call the City Secretary's Office at 302-366-7000.