Middletown mayor and council elections March 1

Delaware News Desk

The elections for Middletown mayor and council will be Monday, March 1 at the town hall, 19 W. Green St., from 12-8 p.m.

Elections are non-partisan and are at-large. There are no council districts.

This year the terms of mayor and three council members are up for election.

For mayor, incumbent Kenneth L. Branner Jr. is being challenged by Joseph D. Pontak Sr. for a two-year term. 

For three seats on town council, the candidates are incumbents Aaron T. Blythe, Andrew Chas and James Royston, and challengers Ernest F. Hargett Jr., Robert Muniz, Malika Spruill and Tynesia Stewart. The terms are for two years. 

The deadline for candidates to file for office was Friday, Feb. 5 at 4:30 p.m.

Voters must offer proof of residency with a form of identification such as a driver’s license or Delaware identification card, a uniformed service ID card, another current photo identification ID card issued by the state, the U.S. government, the voter’s employer, high school or college; a paycheck, a current utility bill, bank statement, credit card statement or another bill or statement with the voter's name and address.

For more information, see the town’s website, middletown.delaware.gov, or call town hall, 378-2711.

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