Date & time

  • Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Time: Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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Other information for 10th Senate District Special Election voters:

Question or Problem:

Voter eligibility: To vote in this election you must be:

  • Registered to vote in Delaware on or before February 15, 2017 and live in the 10th Senate District.
  • If you are registered to vote in Delaware and have not updated your registration for your new address, you will have to update it at the polling place for you new address on Election Day.

How can I confirm that I live in the 10th Senate District?

  • Sign in to the Voter Portal's polling place finder using Option 2. If you live at the address on the "Confirm Your Residential Address" page and Senate District line in item 2 on that page is 10, you live in the 10th Senate District.
  • Sign in to the Voter Portal's polling place finder using Option 1. If you live at the address on the "Confirm Your Identity" page and Senate District line in item 5 on that page is 10, you live in the 10th Senate District.
  • Look on your Polling Place Card (only if the address is where you are living), if the number in the box below "SEN DIST" is 10 you live in the 10th Senate District.
  • Look up your address in the New Castle County‚Äôs GIS system. It will tell you your Senate District in the "District & Zoning Info section".
  • Look up your address in the Districting Book. If the number in the SEN column opposite the entry that includes your address is 10, you live in the 10th Senate District.

Absentee Ballots: Return voted Absentee Ballots to the Department of Elections, New Castle County Office, 820 N French St Suite 400 in Wilmington by 8 p.m. on February 25, 2017. Absentee Ballots left at a polling place will not be delivered to the Department in time to be counted.

Electioneering is prohibited within a polling place or within 50 feet of the entrance to the building in which the voting room is located. DE Code, Title 15, ss4942 (a)

  • "Electioneering includes political discussion of issues, candidates or partisan topics, the wearing of any button, banner or other object referring to issues, candidates or partisan topics, the display, distribution or other handling of literature or any writing or drawing referring to issues, candidates or partisan topics, the deliberate projection of sound referring to issues, candidates or partisan topics from loudspeakers or otherwise into the polling place or the area within 50 feet of the entrance to the building in which the voting room is located." DE Code, Title 15, ss4942 (d)

Cell phones: The Department does not permit voters to use cell phones in the polling place. This is necessary to reduce noise and to facilitate the processing of voters.

ID: You will be asked to show proof of identity and address. If you do not have this information you will be asked to complete an Affidavit of Affirmation of Voter Identity before being permitted to vote.

Election Results: Election results will be reported on the State Election Commissioner's WEB Site starting about 8:30 p.m. on February 25, 2017.