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Delaware 2017 Statewide Ballot

Statewide and Local Sample Ballots In 2017

Sample ballots are specific to a given election district. They contain partisan and nonpartisan offices that may appear on a particular election's ballot. The Sample Ballot provides the order the contests and candidates will appear on the ballot. Most towns have only one sample ballot. However, there may be some municipalities with multiple ballots based on specific local races for an elected position.

Although sample ballots, in most states, are sent to voters in the mail, we would advise you contact your local election office for details on when you should expect to receive one in the mail.

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  • Statewide Ballot Questions
    November,8,2016
    Topic
    Ballot Title/Ballot Summary
    None

    There will be zero statewide ballot measures

    RESULTVOTES PCT.
    Yes
    No
    Delaware Current Partisan Composition
    State Representatives(41)
    (25)(16)
    State Senators(21)
    (11)(10)
    US Representatives(1)
    (1)
    US Senators(2)
    (2)
    State Executives
    Governor
    Lt. Governor
    Att. General
    Sec. Of State
    Offices Up For Elections
    Executive Branch
    President and Vice President Of The United States -
    Governor - Delaware will hold an election for governor on November 8, 2016
    Lieutenat Governor - Delaware will hold an election for lieutenant governor on November 8, 2016.
    Insurance Commissioner - Delaware will hold an election for insurance commissioner on November 8, 2016.
    Legislative Branch
    State House - All 41 seats in the chamber are up for election in 2016
    State Senate - A total of 11 seats out of the chamber's 21 seats are up for election in 2016
    US House - Voters will elect one candidate to serve in the U.S. House from the state's At-Large Congressional District.
    Local Government
    School board - The six Delaware school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held school board elections for nine seats in 2016
    Municipal -
    CANDIDATES
    Delaware Laws for voting for a write in candidate
    Can I write-in a Presidential Candidate? Yes
    Should The Candidate File Paperwork in advance? Yes

    Delaware is one of the 34 states that require a write-in presidential candidate to file some paperwork in advance of an election. A write-in candidate for the presidency must file a declaration form with the state election commissioner in order to have his or her votes tallied. This form must be filed by September 30 in the year of the election.

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    When's The Next Election?

    UPCOMING DATES
    May 9, 2017
    Delaware : New Castle School Board Elections
    November 7, 2017
    Delaware : Municipal General Election
    November 6, 2018
    Delaware : General Election Day
    November 3, 2020
    Delaware : General Election