Voting Information

Sussex County Department of Elections
Phone: (302) 856-5367
Email: votesc@delaware.gov

Important Dates:

May 27, 2022 Deadline to change political party affiliation before the September 13, 2022 Primary Election.
August 20, 2022   Deadline to register to vote before the September 13, 2022 Primary Election.
August 29, 2022 Deadline for uniformed service members and citizens living outside the United States to register to vote before the September 13, 2022 Primary Election.
September 9, 2022 Deadline for the Department of Elections County Offices to mail absentee ballots for the September 13, 2022 Primary Election.
September 12, 2022 Deadline for the Department of Elections County Offices to issue absentee ballots for the September 13, 2022 Primary Election.
September 13, 2022 PRIMARY ELECTION
Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Only registered voters from participating parties may vote.
September 13, 2022
at 8 p.m.
Deadline for voters to return voted absentee ballots for the September 13, 2022 Primary Election to the Department of Elections County Office of the county in which the voter resides.
September 15, 2022
by 8:00 p.m.
Deadline for State Board of Elections to convene to examine disputes related to September 13, 2022 Primary Election. (Any protests or objections must be filed by this time)
September 15, 2022
at 10 a.m. (Sussex)
Department of Elections certifies the results of the September 13, 2022 Primary election in the County Office for the respective county.
September 20, 2022
at 4:30 p.m.
Deadline for people to file a Write-In Candidate Declaration Form for Statewide Offices with the State Election Commissioner and for all other offices with the respective County Office in which the election is to be held.
October 15, 2022 Deadline for unregistered citizens to register to vote before the November 8, 2022 General Election.
October 24, 2022 Deadline for unregistered uniformed services members and citizens living outside the U.S. to register to vote before the November 8, 2022 General Election.
November 4, 2022 Deadline for the Department of Elections Offices to mail absentee ballots for the November 8, 2022 General Election.
November 7, 2022
at 12 noon
Deadline for the Department of Elections Offices to issue absentee ballots for the November 8, 2022 General Election.
November 8,   2022 GENERAL ELECTION
Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
November 8, 2022
at 8 p.m.
Deadline for voters to return voted absentee ballots for the November 8, 2022 General Election to the Department of Elections Office of the county in which the voter resides.
November 10, 2022
at 10 a.m.
Board of Canvass meets in Superior Court to certify the results of the November 8, 2022 General Election.


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