When is Delaware's General Election?

  • Delaware's General Election is on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
  • It is on November 4, 2014.
  • Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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What offices are up for election?

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Which political parties are involved?

  • Delaware's major political parties: the Democratic and Republican Parties.
  • Minor political parties with at least xxx registered voters (will be calculated in Jan 2014) 21 days before the primary can put candidates on the ballot.

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What are the key dates and deadlines?

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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.

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Who are the General Election Candidates?

  • Information will be available after the 2014 Primary Election.

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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 30, 2014.

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Where do I vote?

  • You vote at your polling place. You will get a Polling Place Card in late July.
  • Use the on-line Polling Place locator.
  • The list of polling places is not available at this time.
  • Call the Department (302.577.3464).

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How do I get an absentee ballot?

  • Fill out an Absentee Affidavit.
  • Get it notarized if the reason you are voting absentee is in Section 2.
  • Send the Absentee Affidavit to:
    ATTN: Absentee Voting
    Department of Elections for New Castle County
    PO BOX 7079
    WILMINGTON DE 19803-0079
  • You can vote at the Department when it is open for Absentee Voting.
  • More information is on our Absentee Voting Page.

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Where is my absentee ballot?

  • Absentee ballots will be sent starting about September 19, 2014.
  • Check on the status of yours with our on-line system.
  • Call the Department (302.577.3464).

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Who can vote in a General Election?

  • Anyone registered to vote in Delaware.
  • October 11, 2014, is the last day to register to vote before the General Election.

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Where do I vote?

  • You vote at your polling place. You will get a Polling Place Card in late July
  • List coming soon!
  • Call the Department (302.577.3464)

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I need help! Who do I contact?

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Where do I find election results?

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