Can I vote by absentee ballot?

  • Yes, if you cannot go to your polling place on Election Day for a reason listed on the Absentee application. the letters pdf in a box.
  • Members of a uniformed service, a spouse or dependent residing with or accompanying him/her, and citizens residing outside the United States should use the Federal Post Card Applicationthe letters pdf in a box instead of the Delaware form.

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Does my application or ballot have to be witnessed or notarized?

  • No!

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When does the Department of Elections have to receive my ballot in order for it to be counted?

  • No later than 8 p.m on the day of the election.

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Does Delaware have a permanent absentee list?

  • Yes, for certain categories of absentee voters:
    • People who are sick or have a disability,
    • Members of a uniformed service, a spouse or dependent residing with or accompanying him/her, and
    • Citizens residing outside the United States.

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