Delaware

44% of 18-29 year olds voted in Delaware in 2016*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by October 27, 2020, in order to be eligible to vote in the 2020 General Election.

Check Registration Status

Check your Delaware voter registration status here.

 

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a US Citizen, a Delaware resident, and at least 18 years old by Election Day November 3, 2020.

  • Convicted felons are allowed to vote if they have completed their sentence or were not convicted of a disqualifying felony. A list of disqualifying felonies can be found here.
  • College students have a choice of whether they want to vote in Delaware or vote in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.

Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in Delaware for the General Election (November 3, 2020) is October 10, 2020.

 

Voter Registration Process

There are three options to register to vote in Delaware, you may register to vote online, in-person, or by submitting a printable application.

  • Further voter registration for Delaware can be found here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

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Delaware offers absentee by-mail voting. Voters are encouraged to consider voting absentee in order to minimize their risk of exposure to COVID-19. See more information here.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

In Delaware, you must have a reason to be eligible to vote by mail. However, due to COVID-19, affected voters are eligible to vote by absentee ballot in the general election. Click here to access a PDF application. Click here to find out more information about how the Absentee Voting Process is affected by COVID-19.

  • The deadline to request an absentee by-mail ballot is October 10, 2020.
  • All absentee ballots must be received by 8pm on Election Day in order to be counted.
  • Due to COVID-19, a voter should select the “sick or temporarily disabled” reason code when requesting an absentee ballot in this situation.
  • Further absentee/by-mail voting information for Delaware is listed here.

Early Voting

Delaware does not offer early voting.

 

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

 

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7am-8pm.

  • You will be asked to show ID at the polls, acceptable forms of ID include Drivers License, State ID, Passport, etc.
  • Further Delaware voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

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