Voter Registration

About Registration

City elections are held on the second Tuesday in April. City residents register only once for all local, state, and federal elections.

Requirements to Vote

  • You must be at least 18 years old by Election Day.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must have established residency in the city for at least 24 days prior to the election.
  • Register here

Request an Absentee Ballot

You can request to have an absentee ballot be sent to your home. To request an absentee ballot for city elections, please contact the City Secretary's Office at (302) 366-7000 or email

You may make an appointment between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with the City Secretary's Office where you may vote in person.

More Information

For further information, you may call the New Castle County Department of Elections at (302) 577-3464. If you have specific questions about city elections, you may call the city secretary's office at (302) 366-7000.

For general information regarding the 2021 City elections, please click here.