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Election Information

City ShieldNew Castle City Election

The date of the 2023 City Election is Saturday, April 15, 2023*.

The Election for City of New Castle offices is held on the second Saturday in April every other year.  (*Except when such date falls on Easter Weekend, then on the third Saturday of April.)

Voting Information: In order to vote in the City election, you must be:

  • at least 18 years of age
  • a resident of the City of New Castle for at least 30 days
  • and a registered voter in the State of Delaware. 

Candidate Information: The requirements of candidates to file for elected office are:

  • must have resided in the City for two years before election;
  • at time of election must be a qualified voter of the City.

REGISTER TO VOTE (State of Delaware Department of Elections)

You can register to vote by applying with the Delaware Department of Elections. You can apply:

  • By Mail or By Phone or In Person
    Click here to see a list of contact numbers for the Department of Elections.
  • Online
    Register to Vote Online.
  • Or at any of these State agencies while accessing their services:
    • Division of Motor Vehicles (Driver License and State ID Services)
    • Department of Health & Social Services
    • Department of Labor