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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Delaware, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Delaware Election Website or call (866) 276-2353 to learn more about your states voting details.

Don’t miss your next election!

In 2021, there are municipal elections throughout the year in Delaware. Click here to see when your town's election will be held. School Board elections will be held throughout the state on May 11th.

Your voter registration application must be postmarked, hand delivered, or submitted online by the 4th Saturday before Election Day. You can vote in person with an absentee ballot at your county elections office, on Election Day, or vote by mail in Delaware.

Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Presidential Primaries

Only registered voters affiliated with a particular party may vote in its primary.

See Delaware Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: County-Specific

You can vote in-person at your county’s Department of Elections using an absentee ballot. Hours will vary by county, click here for specific dates and times.

The vote-by-mail application period opens Jan. 1st. You may request to receive ballots by mail for most elections during the calendar year. School board and related elections are not covered by this application. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote by-mail with an absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.


Voter ID + Access for Delaware

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

More Chances to Register

Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.


  • The pre-registration age is 16
  • You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

Have you been convicted of a felony?

See what the registration laws are in your state below.

Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

Voting and attending college?

Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

College Student Voting Info