Delaware will elect a Governor in 2016.
Presidential Primary voter registration deadline – April 2, 2016
Presidential Primary date – April 26, 2016
State primary voter registration deadline – August 20, 2016
State Primary date – September 13, 2016
General Election voter registration deadline – October 15, 2016
General Election date – November 8, 2016
Election information phone number – 302-739-4277
State election website –
Voters may vote early in person if they
have a valid excuse. Reasons for early in-person voting include: illness or
disability; work prevents you from going to the polls on election day; you
will be on vacation on election day; or religious tenets prevent you from
going to the polls on election day.
For date and time information for early in-person voting, voters should
contact their local County Department of Elections. Early voting ends at
noon on the Monday before the election.
Voters may vote early by mail if they
have a valid excuse (see “In person” voting above for valid excuses). To
vote absentee/by mail, voters must submit an Affidavit for Absentee Voting.
Absentee ballots will be mailed out usually 35 days prior to a Primary
Election and 45 days prior to a General Election.
All absentee ballots must be received no later than the close of polls on