State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Delaware Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Commissioner of Elections (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process:
Appointed by Governor and confirmed by Senate
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Handles state recounts
Secondary Official(s): 3 Boards of Canvas for each county
Election/Appointment Process: Appointed by Superior Court Judges
  • Canvasses election returns
There are no statewide referenda.

Current Official(s): Frank Calio
Public Office Experience:
Reelection/Reappointment Date:
Contact Information:
Commissioner of Elections
111 South West Street, Suite 10
Dover DE 19904
Phone: 302-739-4277
Fax:: 302-739-6794
[email protected]


Response to Democracy SoS Election Reform Survey
[Completed by Commissioner of Elections Frank Calio, July 25, 2005]

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