Delaware school board elections are being held on Tuesday, May 14. Commit to vote.

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2024 School Board Elections Voter Information

Your community, your voice.

Voting is the foundation of our democracy, and schools are the heart of our communities. Our public education system is directly related to public health, incarceration rates, employment, economic success and much more. Whether or not you have children in school now, voting in your local school board elections is one of the best ways to support your community.

This year, Delaware's school board elections are Tuesday, May 14.

The polls are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Scroll for important voter information, dates and deadlines, candidate questionnaires, key issues and more.


Who can vote?

Election dates and deadlines

Election Day

On Tuesday, May 14, the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Voter registration deadline

You do not need to be registered to vote in Delaware school board elections. You must have the right to vote.

Deadline to apply for absentee voting

Friday, May 10, at 12:00 noon.

Ways to vote

To help you plan how to cast your vote, below are the options available to Delaware voters.

Vote by mail

To vote absentee you must qualify for one of the reasons listed on the Department of Elections website. See the complete list at

Election Day

All eligible Delaware voters can cast their ballot in person on Election Day, Tuesday, May 14. The polls are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

To find the designated polling places in your school district, visit You can vote at any designated polling place in your school district.

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