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  Category: Department of Elections


URGENT: Get Your Ballot In!

Department of Elections | Department of Elections - State Election Commissioner | Date Posted: Saturday, October 31, 2020

Use the secured ballot drop boxes when returning your voted absentee or vote by mail ballot. Voted ballots must be returned to the county office that issued them by 8PM on Election Day. They may NOT be dropped off at any polling places. Visit de.gov/ballotbox for information on voting by mail in Delaware. Please Note: […]




Accessible Voting Available for July 7th Presidential Primary

Department of Elections | Department of Elections - Kent County Office | Department of Elections - New Castle County Office | Department of Elections - State Election Commissioner | Department of Elections - Sussex County Office | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Accessible Voting Available for July 7th Presidential Primary The Delaware Department of Elections (“Department”) and Disabilities Law Program of Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (“DLP”) are pleased to announce the reactivation of Delaware’s pilot accessible absentee voting program through Democracy Live. This system offers electronic delivery of accessible ballots, a ballot marking tool, and submission […]




Governor Carney Reschedules Presidential Primary for July 7

Department of Elections | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2020

All eligible Delaware voters will receive absentee ballot applications by mail WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed the fifteenth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, rescheduling Delaware’s presidential primary for July 7. The Delaware Department of Elections will mail absentee ballot applications to all registered Democrats and Republicans in the State of […]




Changes in upcoming School Board and Municipal Elections

Department of Elections | Department of Elections - Kent County Office | Department of Elections - New Castle County Office | Department of Elections - State Election Commissioner | Department of Elections - Sussex County Office | News | School Board Elections | Date Posted: Monday, March 30, 2020

Wilmington. Governor Carney changed upcoming School Board and Municipal Elections in his 6th update to the State of Emergency. The Governor ordered School Board elections scheduled for May 12th delayed until June 16th. He  also ordered municipal elections scheduled before May 15th cancelled and  rescheduled no earlier than May 15, 2020. The Governor further ordered […]




Presidential Primary changed to June 2, 2020

Department of Elections | Department of Elections - Kent County Office | Department of Elections - New Castle County Office | Department of Elections - State Election Commissioner | Department of Elections - Sussex County Office | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 30, 2020

Wilmington. Governor Carney changed the Presidential Primary to June 2, 2020 in his 6th update to the State of Emergency.  The change caused changes in two deadlines. The  deadline to change party affiliation changed April 3, 2020. The  deadline to register to vote changed to May 8, 2020. The Governor also ordered that citizens who […]







  Category: Department of Elections


URGENT: Get Your Ballot In!

Department of Elections | Department of Elections - State Election Commissioner | Date Posted: Saturday, October 31, 2020

Use the secured ballot drop boxes when returning your voted absentee or vote by mail ballot. Voted ballots must be returned to the county office that issued them by 8PM on Election Day. They may NOT be dropped off at any polling places. Visit de.gov/ballotbox for information on voting by mail in Delaware. Please Note: […]




Accessible Voting Available for July 7th Presidential Primary

Department of Elections | Department of Elections - Kent County Office | Department of Elections - New Castle County Office | Department of Elections - State Election Commissioner | Department of Elections - Sussex County Office | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Accessible Voting Available for July 7th Presidential Primary The Delaware Department of Elections (“Department”) and Disabilities Law Program of Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (“DLP”) are pleased to announce the reactivation of Delaware’s pilot accessible absentee voting program through Democracy Live. This system offers electronic delivery of accessible ballots, a ballot marking tool, and submission […]




Governor Carney Reschedules Presidential Primary for July 7

Department of Elections | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2020

All eligible Delaware voters will receive absentee ballot applications by mail WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed the fifteenth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, rescheduling Delaware’s presidential primary for July 7. The Delaware Department of Elections will mail absentee ballot applications to all registered Democrats and Republicans in the State of […]




Changes in upcoming School Board and Municipal Elections

Department of Elections | Department of Elections - Kent County Office | Department of Elections - New Castle County Office | Department of Elections - State Election Commissioner | Department of Elections - Sussex County Office | News | School Board Elections | Date Posted: Monday, March 30, 2020

Wilmington. Governor Carney changed upcoming School Board and Municipal Elections in his 6th update to the State of Emergency. The Governor ordered School Board elections scheduled for May 12th delayed until June 16th. He  also ordered municipal elections scheduled before May 15th cancelled and  rescheduled no earlier than May 15, 2020. The Governor further ordered […]




Presidential Primary changed to June 2, 2020

Department of Elections | Department of Elections - Kent County Office | Department of Elections - New Castle County Office | Department of Elections - State Election Commissioner | Department of Elections - Sussex County Office | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 30, 2020

Wilmington. Governor Carney changed the Presidential Primary to June 2, 2020 in his 6th update to the State of Emergency.  The change caused changes in two deadlines. The  deadline to change party affiliation changed April 3, 2020. The  deadline to register to vote changed to May 8, 2020. The Governor also ordered that citizens who […]