Find answers to your questions about voting in FindLaw's Delaware Voter Guide. On this page you will find information regarding eligibility to vote, voter registration and registration deadlines, mail-in and in-person voting, special accommodations for Delaware voters, and what you can do if you see illegal activity occurring at the polls.
In Delaware, you are eligible to vote if you are a U.S. citizen, a resident of Delaware, at least 18 years of age on Election Day, and registered to vote.
You CAN register and vote if you are homeless or without a fixed permanent address.
In Delaware, you CANNOT register and vote if you have been judged mentally incompetent in a court proceeding, or if you have been convicted of a felony and have not yet finished your sentence. Delaware also disallows people who have committed certain “disqualifying" felony crimes from ever voting, unless they have been pardoned. Disqualifying crimes include:
Call the Office of the State Election Commissioner at (302) 739-4277 if you have questions about your eligibility and whether your prior crime was a disqualifying crime.
There are several ways to register to vote in Delaware. This includes registering:
You can register to vote at the State Election Commissioner's Office and other government offices.
Register at the DMV when applying for or renewing your Driver's License or State ID Card.