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Voters lined up in Wilmington, Del., in 2020. Tuesday will be the first test of several major changes to how Delaware administers its elections.
Tuesday will be the first test of several major changes to how Delaware administers its elections. Because of a bill signed into law this July, voters in the state can now vote by mail without an excuse, vote early in person and register any time until the end of Election Day. Here’s what else to know about voting in the state:
How to vote
Voter registration is open until polls close Tuesday evening in Delaware. You can register online here or at your polling location. Photo identification is not required to register, though new registrants will be asked to provide proof that they live in the area where they vote.
If you can’t remember whether you are registered, check online here.
In-person voting is open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. across the state.
Voters who have mail ballots may return them to a county office, with a list available here. If you’ve already mailed your ballot, you can track it here.
Where to vote
You can find the polling place closest to you by entering your home address here.
Voters who plan to submit a mail ballot can find the address of the closest drop box here.
Who’s on the ballot
There is one contested primary for a statewide office in Delaware. The state auditor, Kathleen K. McGuiness, is facing a challenge by Lydia York, a lawyer, in the Democratic primary. In July, a jury found Ms. McGuiness guilty of misdemeanors related to hiring her daughter and awarding a contract to a consulting firm that worked on one of her past political campaigns. Despite the conviction, Delaware’s House of Representatives opted not to oust Ms. McGuiness this summer, leaving the choice to voters.
The state Democratic Party endorsed Ms. York. The winner will face Janice Lorrah, a Republican.
You can view a full sample ballot online here.