When is Delaware's General Election?

  • Delaware's General Election is on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
  • Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

What offices are up for election?

Which political parties are involved?

What are the key dates and deadlines?

  • Key dates and deadlines are here.

How do I get on the ballot?

  • File as a Democratic or Republican candidate and, if necessary, win the Primary.
  • Be nominated by the Democratic or Republican Party if no one from that party filed for an office.
  • Be nominated by a minor political party that has ballot access.
  • Run as an unaffiliated candidate by complying with Delaware Code, Title 15, ss3002.

Who are the General Election Candidates?

How do I become a declared write-in candidate?

  • Submit the required form to the State Election Commissioner for a statewide office or the Department of Elections for your county no later than 4:30 p.m. on September 20.

Where do I vote?

How do I get an absentee ballot?

Where is my absentee ballot?

  • Absentee ballots will be sent starting about mid September.
  • Check on the status of yours with the State's Voter Portal.
  • Call the Department.

Who can vote in a General Election?

  • All eligible Delaware voters may vote in the General Election.

I need help! Who do I contact?

Where do I find election results?