Delaware Covid Legal Information
We drew these resources principally from Justin Levitt's list of COVID-19 election cases, Standford-MIT Healthy Elections Project COVID-Related Election Litigation Tracker, and the National Center for State Legislatures' COVID-19 and 2020 Primary Elections page.
Sixth Modification of the Declaration of a State of Emergency for the State of Delaware Due to a Public Health Threat
Absentee Voting; Excuse Requirements; Election Postponement
The Governor postponed the state's presidential primary until June 2, directed municipalities to reschedule any elections set to be held before May 15, and expanded the excuses under state law that a voter may use to qualify for absentee voting to include self-isolation or quarantine related to COVID-19.
Fifteenth Modification of the Declaration of a State of Emergency for the State of Delaware Due to a Public Health Threat
Election Postponement; Absentee Voting
Delaware's Governor announced a second postponement of the state's presidential primary to July 7. The Governor also announced that the state will send out absentee ballot applications to all registered voters for the primary.
DE HB 346
Vote by Mail
Establishes vote by mail elections for 2020 primary and general elections.