Your guide to voting by absentee ballot
The quickest and most convenient way to request an absentee ballot is to visit the voter portal, iVote, and follow the instructions there to request a ballot.
Absentee COVID-19 Update
PLEASE NOTE: During the current State of Emergency, voters are permitted to vote by absentee for the reason: "I am sick, or physically disabled" if they are impacted by COVID-19, per the provisions of an order by the Governor. This includes those who are practicing self-quarantining or social distancing. This is reason #3 on the absentee ballot application.
Voting By Absentee Ballot
Here's a short video on the Absentee Ballot Application:
Accessible Absentee Voting
Absentee voting options are available to voter who utilize accessibility tools. Delaware law permits electronic delivery and return of absentee ballots to certain voters, including voters who are sick or temporarily or permanently physically disabled. Please complete the absentee ballot application. or request an absentee ballot application via the voter portal, iVote, and request electronic delivery to receive your ballot in a format that will be compatible with accessibility software.
General, Special & Primary Elections
Public School Elections
Absentee Ballot Application Form
- Option 1: Visit https://ivote.de.gov, lookup your record, and click on "Request an Absentee Ballot"
- Option 2: Download and complete the form then send it back to the Department's office in your county.