The Wilmington City Council is now soliciting letters of interest from residents affiliated with the Democratic Party to consider filling the At-Large seat that has been vacated by Councilwoman Rysheema Dixon.

Pursuant to the City Charter, to qualify to fill the vacancy, an applicant must be twenty-five (25) years of age or older, a Democrat, and can be a resident from any place in the city.

The Committee of the Whole of Wilmington City Council shall be charged with reviewing letters of interest from qualified residents seeking to fill the seat, interviewing qualified persons, and recommending a candidate to fill the Council vacancy in accordance with the procedure outlined in the City Charter section 2-34

Those residents interested in filling the vacancy have until February 7, 2022, to submit a copy of their resume and letters of intent to the following email address:

Letters of interest can also be submitted by mail to:

Wilmington City Council

Louis L. Redding City/County Building

800 N. French Street, 9th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801

Letters sent via mail must be postmarked by February 7, 2022.

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