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Election Information

Notice is hereby given by the Board of Elections of the City of New Castle that an Election will be held on April 10, 2021 for the following offices:

Seats up for election in 2021 are:

OFFICE    YEARLY SALARY  TERM
City Council President $3,750 4 Years
Councilpersons
Two Seats
$3,150  4 Years
     

Candidates List 1/20/2021

Interested persons may pick up a candidate packet at the City of New Castle Administration Building at 220 Delaware Street, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The deadline to file as a candidate is Friday, February 26th by 5:00 p.m.

Absentee Ballot Application 

Affidavits for Absentee Ballots and State Voter Registration are both available from the City Office, during normal business hours, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; the deadline to register to vote in the Election is Monday, April 8th.

Qualifications to Vote in the Election (from the New Castle City Charter):

At any municipal election of the City of New Castle all individuals who shall have attained the age of eighteen 18 at the time of the election who shall have been a resident of the City of New Castle for thirty 30 days preceding said election shall be entitled to vote provided however that said person is otherwise qualified to register to vote *and has registered to vote as required by the Election Laws of the State of Delaware 15 Del C Chapter 75 five 5 days prior to said election. The Board of Elections shall decide on the legality of the votes offered.