Voter Information

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When will the referendum vote be held?
 
The referendum will be held from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday March 4, 2020.
 
Where do I vote?
 
Voters may vote in person on the day of the referendum:
    • Seaford High School, 399 North Market Street Extended, Seaford, DE 19973
 
Voters may also vote by Absentee Ballot.
    • More information listed below
 
Who can Vote?
 
Anyone who meets the following requirements may vote:
    • Live in the Seaford School District (Including Blades)
    • At least 18 years old
    • U.S. citizen
    • Able to show proof of identification at the polling place (a driver’s license, State of Delaware I. D. card or a bill addressed to your current residence, such as a credit card or utility bill.)

 

Other important details:
    • You do not need to own your home
    • You do not need to be a registered voter
    • If you are unable to go to the polls, you may request an absentee ballot
 
How do I file an Absentee Ballot?
 

To vote by absentee ballot:

 

Important Dates:

 

If you want the Department of Elections to mail your ballot to you Return your affidavit by noon on February 27, 2020 to the Department of Elections, Sussex County Office
Deadline to mail your Absentee Ballot to the Department of Elections March 2, 2020
 

 

The address for the Department of Elections, Sussex County Office is:

Department of Elections,

Sussex County Office
119 North Race Street
Georgetown, DE 19947

 
You may vote by absentee ballot if you cannot vote on Election Day for one of the following reasons:
    • Because you are in the public service of the United States or of this State, or a citizen of the United States temporarily residing outside the territorial limits of the United States and the District of Columbia, or you are such person's spouse or dependent when residing with or accompanying the person, or you are absent from this State because of illness or injury received while serving in the armed forces of the United States; or
    • Because you are in the armed forces of the United States or the merchant marine of the United States, or attached to and serving with the armed forces of the United States in the American Red Cross or United Service Organizations; or
    • Because of the nature of your business or occupation, including the business or occupation of providing care to your parent, spouse, or child who is living at home and requires constant care due to illness, disability, or injury; or
    •  Because you are sick or physically disabled; or
    • Because you are absent from the district while on vacation; or
    • Because you are unable to vote at a certain time or on a certain day due to the tenets or teachings of your religion; or
    • Because you are otherwise authorized pursuant to the federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA)[42 U.S.C. § 1973ff et seq.] to vote by absentee ballot; or
    • Because you are otherwise authorized by federal law to vote by absentee ballot.
 
How can I get an Absentee Affidavit?
 
Will the Absentee Ballot be mailed to me?
    • Yes, the Absentee Ballot will be mailed to you if:
        • The Department of Elections receives your affidavit at least 4 days before the election;
        • Your affidavit is filled out and signed by you; and
        • You are eligible to vote in the election.
 
How do I return my Absentee Ballot?
    • Mail it to the Department of Elections
    • Take it to the Department of Elections
    • Have someone else take it to the Department of Elections for you
 
Can I vote at the Department of Elections Office?
    • Yes, if you:
        • Come to the Department between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on normal business days, or before 12 Noon the day before the election.
        • Bring a government issued photo ID – Driver’s license, State ID card, Passport, etc.
 
What if I have a problem?
    • Call, email or Fax the Department of Elections
    • Come to the Department of Elections before 12 noon the day before the election 
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How Do I contact the Department of Elections?