Delaware Election Dates and Deadlines

Welcome to the Delaware Election Dates and Deadlines listing from U.S. Vote Foundation.

Here you can find out when Delaware elections will be held at the local, state and federal election level. There are many different deadlines associated with Delaware elections, such as voter registration deadlines, absentee ballot request and ballot return deadlines, date ranges for early voting, and in-person voting options. No matter the type of election, or whether you are voting at home or voting from abroad, this service will provide you with comprehensive election dates and deadlines for your voting state of Delaware.

Delaware Federal and State Elections

Tue Apr 2, 2024 - Delaware Presidential Primary

Voter Registration Deadline

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Sat Mar 9, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

  • Request for Postal Ballot by
    Thu Mar 28, 2024
  • In-Person Request by
    Mon Apr 1, 2024 12:00PM EDT
  • Request for Email, Online or Fax Ballot by
    Mon Apr 1, 2024 12:00PM EDT

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Received by
Tue Apr 2, 2024 8:00PM EDT

Early Voting Available

Early Voting

Check Delaware Department of Elections for locations, dates and times of early voting sites in your county.


From Wed Mar 20, 2024 to Sat Mar 30, 2024

Only registered voters from participating parties may vote on their registered party's ballot.

February 2, 2024 is the deadline to change political party affiliation before the April 2, 2024 Presidential Primary Election.

PLEASE NOTE: Voters who are automatically registered at DMV by the Presidential Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline of March 9, 2024 and have their party listed as No Party-AVR may change their political party affiliation up to and including on Presidential Primary Election Day, April 2, 2024, in order to vote in their party's Presidential Primary Election.

Tue Sep 10, 2024 - Delaware State Primary

Voter Registration Deadline

Received by
Sat Aug 17, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

  • Request for Postal Ballot by
    Fri Sep 6, 2024 12:00PM EDT
  • In-Person Request by
    Mon Sep 9, 2024 12:00PM EDT
  • Request for Email, Online or Fax Ballot by
    Mon Sep 9, 2024 12:00PM EDT

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Received by
Tue Sep 10, 2024 8:00PM EDT

Early Voting Available

Early Voting

Check Delaware Department of Elections for locations, dates and times of early voting sites in your county. There is no early voting on September 1st or 2nd.


From Wed Aug 28, 2024 to Sun Sep 8, 2024

Only registered voters from participating parties may vote on their party's ballot.

May 24, 2024 is the deadline to change political party affiliation before the Sep 10, 2024 State Primary Election.

Voters who were automatically registered to vote at DMV by the State Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline of August 17, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. and have their party listed on their voter registration as No Party-AVR may change their political party affiliation at the polling place in order to vote in their party’s State Primary Election.

Delaware Local Elections

There are currently no upcoming local elections identified for this state.

Delaware Federal and State Elections

Tue Apr 2, 2024 - Delaware Presidential Primary

Voter Registration Deadline

Received by
Mon Mar 18, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

  • Request for Postal Ballot by
    Thu Mar 28, 2024
  • Request for Email, Online or Fax Ballot by
    Mon Apr 1, 2024 12:00PM EDT

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Received by
Tue Apr 2, 2024 8:00PM EDT

Tue Sep 10, 2024 - Delaware State Primary

Voter Registration Deadline

Received by
Mon Aug 26, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

  • Request for Postal Ballot by
    Fri Sep 6, 2024
  • Request for Email, Online or Fax Ballot by
    Mon Sep 9, 2024 12:00PM EDT

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Received by
Tue Sep 10, 2024 8:00PM EDT

Delaware Local Elections

There are currently no upcoming local elections identified for this state.

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