Voter registration

House passes same-day voter registration bill, photo ID not required

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A bill to allow same-day voter registration in Delaware is set to be considered by the Senate.  Under current law, Delawareans have until four Saturdays before an election to register to vote. House Bill 25 would eliminate that deadline and allow eligible voters to register to vote in primary, special and general elections on the same day they cast their …

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21 Delaware towns cancel elections after seats go unopposed

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

If you harbored any fears that the elections of 2022 would be a raging repeat, on a local level, of the chaos of 2020, you’d be wrong. So far, 21 of Delaware’s 57 cities and towns have canceled elections because each candidate was unopposed. That includes Newark. When candidates run unopposed, so long as they meet all of the qualifications, …

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GOP backs lawsuit challenging early voting

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Left to right: Michael Mennella, M. Jane Brady, Noel Johnson The chair of the Republican Party of Delaware has filed a lawsuit in the Delaware Court of Chancery challenging the constitutionality of early voting and permanent absentee voting laws in Delaware. Jane Brady, who is a lawyer and former attorney general of Delaware, filed the suit on behalf of Michael …