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Gov. Carney

The latest modifications of Gov. Carney's State of Emergency declaration change the dates of the DE Presidential Primary and School Board elections. It also broadens the absentee ballot application to allow social distancing as a valid reason.

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Public Statement

The LWVSC issued a press release on 4/2/2020 regarding responding to the Census. Please click on 'Read more' for the full information provided.

Carol Jones & Sue Claire Harper
Press Mention

A commentary on the benefits of a successful 2020 Census was submitted by the co-presidents of the League of Women Voters of Delaware. It appeared in the Delaware State News. Please "Read more" to read the entire piece.

Sue Bramhall
Press Mention

The LWVSC solicited commentary regarding the 100th anniversary of the amendment granting women the right to vote. This commentary is the second to appear in the Cape Gazette. The author, Sue Bramhall, member of the Georgetown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, provides an interesting history of the suffrage movement in Sussex County.


Gov. Carney issued his 6th SOE modifications which changes the presidential primary date and protects Delawareans from evictions, foreclosures, and terminations of utility services, and pushes back school board elections.

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Census update

THE CENSUS: Your Invitation to Respond. If you haven’t responded yet, it is not too late! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Census Bureau has extended deadlines to keep its workers and the public safe. The new deadline for self-response is August 14.

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Given the coronavirus pandemic and the federal and state restrictions, it is imperative that Delaware make it easier for voters and poll workers to maintain their health by limiting the need to cast an in-person vote.


Try some of these activities while the coronavirus is with us.

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Delaware Newsletter

Read the League of Women Voters of Delaware's January, 2020 newsletter, the VOTER 2020 with a roundup of LWV activities and plans for 2020 Census.